Game: Destination: Deep Space

Robot:  CASSI-Nova


  • Manipulator arm that can manage cargo and patch panels
  • Vision System
  • Grab bar that can pick up cargo
  • Roll platform for 12-point habitat return

Team:  Robot Casserole

The 2019 team has students from Richwoods, IVC, and other area high schools.  Our mentors include men and women employed at Caterpillar, Local Schools, Ameren, OSF, and other local businesses. This year, we thank our main sponsors, Caterpillar and Belcan.

2019 Website Look & Feel:

Scheduled Competition Events:  (Last updated 2019.02.08)

2019 overall record:
6-5-0 in official play in 2019

Midwest Regional, Chicago, IL  (March 6 – 9, 2019)

  • Ranked 13 after 9 qualification rounds in a field of 53 teams
  • Record of 6-5-0
  • Member of Alliance #7; Eliminated in Quarterfinals
  • Woodie Flowers Finalist Award (Christopher Gerth)
  • Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen

Central Illinois Regional, Peoria, IL (March 20-23, 2019)

  • Ranked 19 after 11 qualification rounds in a field of 40 teams
  • Record of 6-5-0
  • Team Spirit Award sponsored by FCA foundation