2019 - DEEP SPACE
Robot Name: TBA
The goal of the 2019 game is to use design and strategy with fellow teams to place panels upon rocket and cargo structures and launch cargo into the structure in order to gather as many points as possible. This year there are added obstructions such a as sand storm.
2018 - POWER UP
Robot Name: The Green Scare
The goal of the 2018 game was to take control of the scale and switches to score points. Cubes must be delivered to use power ups.
2017 - FIRST STEAMWORKS
Robot Name: Thiqq Boi
The goal of the 2017 game was to first deliver cogs from a delivery chute to a peg. From there the cog would be lifted up so that it could be dropped into a gear-train, used to spin up some rotors. Robots also had to shoot wiffle balls into a hoop and climb a rope at the end of the match.
With this bot we won 2nd place at the greater KC regional and advanced to worlds.
2016 - FIRST STRONGHOLD
Robot Name: Dingus
The 2016 game was announced on January 9 to be FRIST Stronghold, a game that involved of climbing over obstacles and launching a foam boulder (dodgeball) into a high or low goal. During a match, six robots were on the field trying to earn the highest amount of points by breaching the obstacles and launching the boulders into the goals. Three robots on the blue alliance and three robots on the red alliance.
The video below is the original video released on kickoff day. It lays out the simple points of the game.
2015 - RECYCLE RUSH
Robot Name: The Green Arrow
The 2015 game was announced on January 3 to be Recycle Rush, a game that involved stacking crates, or totes. On top of the crates, recycling bins or recycling bins filled with 'litter' (essentially pool noodles) can be stacked to earn additional points for the robotics team.
With this Bot we won the Judges award at the Oklahoma Regional
2014 - AERIAL ASSIST
Robot Name: The Schlotbot
Our robot this year was challenged to pick up a large ball, load it in our launching mechanism, and then launch it in to a high goal or roll in to a low goal. Additional points were earned by passing the ball in different zones to our alliance teams.