Although a very short season this year, Marvin II made it’s premier in 2020 in the season Infinite Recharge. Marvin II is a veteran in the Wake County Competition playing 12 qualification matches and 2 quarterfinal matches during the event. Featuring a rotating turret head, Marvin II was able to shoot fuel balls into the top goal using a mounted camera.
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Two members work on the gripper.Week 2 is finished. We're working on autonomous driving, the gripper claw (to grab cones and cubes), and the telescoping arm that the gripper will get mounted on. But most importantly, we're working on getting the website running.
After a fun and exciting season, we were more than happy to spend a day showcasing our robots at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. It was a fun day showing kids and parents our robots, and letting the kids drive the robots around and shoot balls.
After two competitions where we struggled with robot issues, we were excited to get a chance to go to the 2022 state finals! Finally, it was time for the competition to start! On the day of load-in, we were ready for the competition and in high spirits, but we were...
We are so excited to compete again with a better working robot. We ended up loosing in the first round of the playoffs, but we won the Imagery award.
Its the teams first competition in a year and a half. We are so excited to compete again with a working robot. We ended up loosing in the semifinals, but we won the Gracious Professionalism award.
After our two back-to-back competitions, we were excited to get a chance to relax and catch up on life and some good tea! Our break was quite restful, but we knew that preparation for States had to begin soon. A few days after the end of Guilford, we met to unpack...
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