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October

Bellevue FIRST VEX Challenge Competition

October 4, 2007

Our three teams competed at the Bellevue FIRST VEX Challenge Competition and did extremely well! Team 417 built a robot which they dubbed “Captain Hook”. It was a powerful, heavy robot that could g...

September

Making Our Own Competition Field

September 15, 2007

We’ve finally bought our own floor tiles to practice on! We couldn’t afford to buy an actual competition field, so we had to make do with what we had. We built four goals and had a complete floor f...

July

2007-2008 VRC Game: Bridge Battle

July 2, 2007

This year, we will be participating in VRC along with FVC. The VRC Game this year is called Bridge Battle. Bridge Battle is played on a 12’x12’ square field. There are two alliances: one red allian...

2007-2008 FVC Game: Quad Quandary

July 2, 2007

Quad Quandary is a game that consists of small rings and movable goal posts. The size of the robot cannot exceed 18”x18”x18”, and the teams cannot introduce new robots in the middle of the match. A...

The 2006 - 2007 Season Begins

July 1, 2007

Hi guys! We’re back, and this time we’ve returned with a new name, logo, number, and slogan! Our club is now called Exothermic Robotics and our slogan is “It was on fire when we got here”. Our logo...

June

A Year In Review

June 1, 2007

This has been overall a great year. We came into the season with no expectations as this was our first year, so getting regional finalists certainly was a pleasant surprise. Not to mention, we lear...

April

Shoutout To Our Sponsor!

April 25, 2007

Our primary sponsor this year is LexisNexis, a corporation that provides computer-assisted legal research, business research, and risk management services. LexisNexis allowed us to use their facili...

Our First Robothon Scrimmage Event

April 2, 2007

This is our first year hosting the spring “Robothon” scrimmage. We hosted the event along with Sky Valley Education Center in Monroe. Around 10 teams participated, and it was a blast! Our team is s...

March

Our First Competition

March 5, 2007

We competed in the Bellevue FIRST VEX Challenge Competition, our first competition ever with our first robot! Although we did not quite achieve the results we expected, it certainly was an amazing ...