High School Robotics Teams
Rochester High School "FEDS" Team 201
At their first competition, the FEDS 201 won the Impact award at the Wayne State University District Competition. The FIRST Impact Award (formerly the Chairman's Award) is the most prestigious award at FIRST, it honors the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the mission of FIRST. It was created to keep the central focus of FIRST Robotics Competition on the ultimate goal of transforming the culture in ways that will inspire greater levels of respect and honor for science and technology, as well as encouraging more of today’s youth to become science and technology leaders. Winning the Impact Award gets their Business Team to states. The team also ended rank 9 and made it to round 3/6 in the finals on the 5th alliance.
At their second competition they won the Team Sustainability Award. This award, celebrates and recognizes a team which has developed a sustainable program in order to define, manage, and achieve the team’s ongoing objectives. They also ended rank 24 and made it to round 4/6 in the finals on the 4th alliance.
Prior to states they were ranked 128 in Michigan!
On the Aptiv field at States, the FEDs were in the finals but lost on the 3rd match putting up a good fight! Over the entire competition the team won the Impact Award, an award only given to 4 teams at States and ended rank 48 in Michigan! They are off to Worlds on 4/19-22!
Below is their Impact video and a picture of their robot.
Stoney Creek High School "Cyber Cats" Team 5436
At their first district event for the 2023 Robotics Season, the Cyber Cats won the Engineering Inspiration Award. This award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school or organization and community. It focuses on the teams extent and inventiveness of the team's ongoing efforts to recruit to students to engineering, the effectiveness of the team's community outreach efforts, the commitment to science and technology education among the team, school, and community, and the achievement of the FIRST mission and ability to communicate that at the competition and away from it. Winning the Engineering Inspiration Award gets the Business Team to States! The Cyber Cats ended the Kettering #1 Competition as rank 13 and made it to round 4/6 on the 6th alliance.
At their second district event they won the Industrial Design Award. This award celebrates the team that demonstrates industrial design principles, striking a balance between form, function, and aesthetics. In order to win this award, a team must be able to describe how their robot is elegant, efficient (simple/executable), and practical, the entire machine design, or the detailed process used to develop the design, is worthy of this recognition, and not just a single component, the robot distinguishes itself from others by its aesthetic and functional design. They also ended as rank 3 and made it to round 5/6 on the 2nd alliance.
Prior to states they were ranked 68 in Michigan
At States the Cyber Cats played on Ford field, the most competitive field of the four fields. They fought hard and ended up on the fourth alliance, which made it through part of semi finals but unfortunately they did not continue on. This also unfortunately bumped them down to rank 97 in the state so they will not be continuing onto worlds with the other two Rochester teams.
Below is their Impact video, the team, and this years robot.
Adams High School "Adambots" Team 245
At the Kettering University #1 District Comp they ended rank 7 and made it to round 3/6 of the finals in the 4th alliance. The Adam bots, at their first competition, Kettering University #1, they won the Impact Award. The FIRST Impact Award (formerly the Chairman's Award) is the most prestigious award at FIRST, it honors the team that best represents a model for other teams to emulate and best embodies the mission of FIRST. It was created to keep the central focus of FIRST Robotics Competition on the ultimate goal of transforming the culture in ways that will inspire greater levels of respect and honor for science and technology, as well as encouraging more of today’s youth to become science and technology leaders. Winning the Impact Award gets the Business team to states!
At the Standish-Sterling Event they ended rank 6 and made it to round 4/6 of the finals on the 5th alliance. Here they also won the Gracious Professionalism Award. Gracious Professionalism is part of the ethos of FIRST. It’s a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community. with Gracious Professionalism, fierce competition and mutual gain are not separate notions. In addition to this, their own Arjit Agarwal was the District Championship Dean's List Semi-Finalist. The students who earn FIRST Dean’s List status as either a Semi-finalist, Finalist or Winner, are great examples of current student leaders who have led their teams and communities to increased awareness for FIRST and its mission while achieving personal technical expertise and accomplishment. It is FIRST’s goal that all Dean’s List Semi-Finalists, Finalists and Winners will continue on, post award, as great leaders of FIRST’s ever growing student alumni.
Prior to states they were ranked 81 in Michigan!
At States they competed on the DTE field and made it to the semi finals. Their student Arjit Agarwal was awarded the Dean's List Finalist Award and they also won the Impact Award, an award only received by four teams at States. They ended ranked 27 in Michigan and are off to Worlds 4/19-22!
Middle School Robotics Teams
Hart Middle School "E-Bots" 8478
At their first competition, the E-Bots won the 1st place Motivate Award and 2nd Place Inspire Award at the Rochester Hills FTC Qualifier.
At their second competition gained the title of the world record holders for the highest score in an elimination match without penalties. They also won the 1st place Control Award, 2nd Place Inspire award, and they were the Winning Alliance at the Lake Orion Qualifier.
They made their way to states and won the 3rd Place Control Award.
West Middle School "The Cyber Waffles" Team 16808
They are a newly made team as of 2019 and have only played in 3 seasons. They have worked with the guidance of the FEDs and will continue to work hard and show what FIRST is all about.
At their competition in 2022 they went 3-4-0 and made it to the playoffs!
Reuther Middle School "Robot Crusaders" 17993
This team was a rookie team back in 2019, this past 2022 season they attended three events, one of which being states!
They ranked 27 and went 2-3-0 at the Rochester Hills FTC Qualifier.
They ranked 4, went 4-3-0 and made it to play offs at the Lake Orion FTC Qualifier.
They ranked 17 at the State Championship and went 3-3-0.
Reuther Middle School "Reuthanaters" Team 15078
The Reuthanaters were a rookie team back in 2018 and attended two competitions this year!
At the Rochester Hills FTC Qualifier they ranked 33 and went 2-3-0.
At the Lake Orion FTC Qualifier they ranked 22 and went 2-3-0 and made it to the playoffs.
Van Hoosen Middle School "Vibranium Vikings" Team 17181
Their rookie year was 2019 and they competed at 2 district competition and at states.
At the Rochester Hills FTC Qualifier they ended rank 22 and went 2-3-0. They won the 3rd place Design Award.
At the South East League Tournament they ended rank 1, went 5-0-0, made it to play offs and nearly won the competition as Captain of the Finalist Alliance. They also won the Connect Award.
At States they ended rank 10, went 4-2-0, went to playoffs and nearly won the competition. They also won the 3rd place Inspire Award.
Van Hoosen Middle School "Viking Tech" Team 18954
Their rookie year was 2020 and they competed in 3 competitions in the 2022 season, two district events and states.
At the Rochester Hills FTC Qualifier, they ranked 19 and ended 2-3-0. Here they won the 3rd Place Control Award.
At the South East League Tournament they ranked 10, went 4-1-0 and made it to playoffs, nearly winning the competition. They also were the 2nd Team Select in the Finalist Alliance.
At states they ended rank 24 and went 2-4-0.
The two Van Hoosen teams work together as one, as shown below at one of their recent competitions
Elementary Robotics Teams
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