Special skills: Picking and placing pieces with a vacuum, climbing steps!
Bio: The Kraken finished in rank 44 with a record of 4-5-0. Our unique dual vacuum system allowed it to pick up and place both inflated balls (cargo) and flat discs (hatch panels). Its versatility made it a great team player!
Received Highest Rookie Seed and Rookie Inspiration Awards.
Overall, we placed ninth in the entire competition with a record of 6-4-0.
Competition/Season: FIRST Stronghold
Purpose in life: Defense breaker
Bio: Atlas was our first ever robot for FIRST robotics. Named for the Greek god that held up the earth, Atlas showed great strength and durability as we broke down defenses on the Stronghold field.
Name: Mr. Clamps
Competition/Season: FIRST Power Up
Purpose in life: It never lets go!
Bio: Mr. Clamps was highly competitive in placing power cubes on platforms with its strong, pneumatic claw. In 2018, we finished ranked 29th with a record of 5-4-0.
Motto: Sweet Dreams and Flying Machines
Competition/Season: FIRST Steamworks
Specialty: Rope climb in under 10 seconds!
Bio: Our 2017 robot finished our Week 6 competition ranked 29th with a record of 4-4-0 and our Week 7 competition ranked 31st with a record of 5-5-0. We reliably and autonomously placed gears on the ship and scaled a rope!