2013

Game: “Ultimate Ascent

Robot:  UPDM (Ulimate Pizza Delivery Machine)

Team:  Robot Casserole

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Competition Events:

Boilermaker Regional, West Lafayette, IN (March 14 – 16, 2013)

  • Ranked 10
  • Record of 9-8-0.
  • Regional SemiFinalists
  • Industrial Safety Award sponsored by Underwriters Laboratories
  • Team Spirit Award sponsored by Chrysler

 

Team Activities and Events:

  • Planned and hosted first annual Robomania event in partnership with the Peoria Public Library
  • Planned and hosted first annual Robo Rumble in partnership with the Peoria Riverfront Museum and six area FRC teams
  • Expanded “Robotics in the Library” program to multiple LEGO classes offered during the summer in partnership with the Peoria Public Library
  • Taught LEGO workshops for the Peoria Riverfront Museum summer program
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, sponsored by Caterpillar Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) – female students of our team created and presented interactive activity to junior high girls
  • 4-county 4-H Clover Clinic at Illinois Central College – demonstrated robot, gave presentation on FLL and FRC, encouraged members to participate in 4-H Robotics curriculum
  • Recruited students and mentors at the APACHE Homeschool Convention
  • Mentored 1 FLL team
  • Volunteered at FLL Regional at Bradley University. Demonstrated robot and spoke to FLL participants about additional FIRST programs.
  • Volunteered at FLL Regional at Peoria Christian School. Demonstrated robot and spoke to FLL participants about additional FIRST programs.