Congratulations Red Raider Robotics Team!
At the end of Saturday's First Robotics Regional Competition qualification rounds, the Red Raider Robotics team was ranked 16th out of 54 teams from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Our team was then picked by one of the top seeded teams to be one of two robots to join them in forming an alliance to enter the quarterfinals (something that our mentors claim never happens to a rookie team!)
Our alliance was not able to advance beyond the quarterfinals, but we contributed significantly to the point totals in each match. So much so, that the judges awarded our team the award for Highest Ranking Achieved by a Rookie Team.
The team then received the highest recognition a rookie team can receive, the Rookie All-Star Award, and with it an automatic qualification to the FIRST Robotics WORLD competition to be held at the end of April in St. Louis, MO.
Watch a video the RRM Robotics team in the Regional Final: https://goo.gl/337iC0
Read the article in The Sheboygan Press: https://goo.gl/N041jM