Fail, Think, Cheer

Written by Maeve McGuire, member of Team 2220 Blue Twilight It’s a robotics competition filled with our future engineers; technical difficulties are rare. But against all odds, the Northern Lights Regional did indeed have a system crash. Unable to control these powerful robots, the field was shut down for almost an hour at the beginning…
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Duluth Regional Competition-Wednesday

Power tools blare in the background as you try to talk code programming to someone you met 15 minutes ago. This is FIRST Robotics, a chaotic and turbulent program that is hosting their regional competition in Duluth, MN this year. Today was the first day of the competition, and while hectic, it’s nothing compared to…
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2015 Game, Recycle Rush!

This year’s game, Recycle Rush, challenges robots to stack large game pieces and get a pool noodle into the largest game piece, the container. The game pieces consist of storage bins, known as the totes; and large cylinder recycling bins, known as the containers. Two alliances composed of three different robots compete against each other…
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