Countdown to CHAMPS!

We are excited to attend our next competition at the NY Excelsior Region Championship!

DAYS
HOURS
MINUTES
SECONDS
2023-2024

Center Stage

Teams were tasked with stacking “Pixels” onto a backboard while having to navigate to “backstage”, meaning robots need to be under a 14 inches or be able to pull up the “Stage Door”.

Game Video: CENTERSTAGE presented by RTX Game Animation – YouTube

Competitions:

This season has just started! We have gone to one competition and advanced to the NY-Excelsior Region Championship!

NY-Excelsior John Jay Qualifier
NY-Excelsior Albany Academies Qualifier
NY-Excelsior Clarkson Qualifier

Awards we earned so far:
1st Place Inspire
1st Place Robot Game
2nd Place Inspire Award (twice)
Robot Game 1st Seed
1st Place Control Award sponsored by Arm, Inc.
1st Place Connect Award
Finalist Alliance – Captain (twice)
2nd & 3rd Place Think Award


2022 – 2023

Power Play

Teams were tasked with placing cones on “junctions” (poles) of various levels and completing a circuit.

Game Video: POWERPLAY presented by Raytheon Technologies Game Animation – YouTube

Competitions:

During the Power Play season we went to 3 qualifiers, and we made it to the state championship!

NY-Excelsior Finger Lakes Qualifier
NY-Excelsior Albany Academies Qualifier
NY-Excelsior Clarkson University Qualifier
New York-Excelsior MVCC Utica Championship

Some of the awards we earned:
Inspire Award
Winning Alliance Captain
Design Award
Innovate Award
2nd Place Control Award sponsored by Arm, Inc.
2nd Place Compass Award (Regional Championship)
3rd Place Inspire Award

We won more awards listed in the competition links above!

2021 – 2022

Freight Frenzy

Teams were tasked with putting “freight” (weighted blocks and wiffle balls) onto a hub with various levels. Also spinning ducks off a carousel.

Game Video: FREIGHT FRENZY presented by Raytheon Technologies – YouTube

Competitions:

During the 2021 – 2022 season we held 5 of the top 10 high scores in the state and we advanced from the Regional Championship to the World Championship! This was the first time the team has ever made it to the World Championship, and we are so grateful we got the opportunity to go!

NY-Excelsior Finger Lakes Qualifier
NY-Excelsior Corning Inc Qualifier

NY-Excelsior Albany Area Qualifier
New York- Excelsior MVCC Regional Championship

FIRST Championship – Houston – World Championship…


Some of the awards we earned:
Inspire Award
Winning Alliance Captain 3 times (Once at Regional Championship)
Motivate Award
2nd Place Control Award sponsored by Arm, Inc.
2nd Place Think Award
3rd Place Inspire Award (Regional Championship)

We won more awards listed in the competition links above!

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