LA Regional, IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN! (cue epic synth solo)

It’s Day 2 of the LA Regional, and we’re coming off of a tough loss in the last match of Day 1. Allied with Teams 4201 (The Vitruvian Bots) and 5512 (Da.Evil.Bots, from Chile), we accidentally set our robot in the wrong direction for Autonomous Mode, driving into our own “secret passage” and incurring a…

LA Regional, Qualification begins!

Today is the day. The teams are inspected, robots ready, and qualification matches have begun. We started out the day by being interviewed by a pair of judges! The judges are comprised of professionals and educators from various walks of life, numbering about 15 – 20 in all, who will interview teams in the pits,…

Neo Update

Well, we have had some delays, but fortunately, the team is back on track. On Saturday, we received the Tank Plates. These beefy monsters were created using a waterjet!   As soon as they arrived, the team got to work cleaning them up. While the WaterJet makes amazing cuts, it does leave some rough areas…