Congratulations Robotics Club!! Competition in eight robotic challenges took place on Saturday, April 1, at Rocky Heights Middle School.
Arma Dei placed 1st in Minesweeper (Shane Pranno), 1st in Black Line (Shane Pranno), and 3rd in RoboDance (Ethan Rainey).
Black Line: Robot must navigate a black line course.
Minesweeper: Robot must clear a 36 inch square mat of 40-1 inch square blocks.
Hill Climb/Speed Conversion: Robot must complete two tasks with only a two-minute conversion time between tasks. The first task is to climb as steep an incline as possible. The second task to to travel 15 feet in the fastest time possible.
RoboDance: Robots will dance and move to an assigned song
Obstacle Course: Robot will maneuver through an arena while avoiding obstacles in the shortest amount of time.
Targeting: Robot will move a ball a specific distance and drop it on a target.
TrashBot: Robot removes “trash” (orange ping pong balls) while collecting valuable items (white ping pong balls)
SumoBot: Robots will “Sumo Wrestle” another robot trying to push the other robot out of a square playing area while avoiding being pushed out themselves.