Being the Italian champions is already awesome, but classifying in the top 10 globally is more than awesome! That's how it went at the World Championship in Detroit. We scored almost perfectly in all judging sessions and won the first place of the Presentation Awards. Sadly our robot had mechanical problems due to transportation and scored a maximum of 355 points, giving us the 21st place. As a judge said us if it had not been for that we could have easily won one of the finalist awards. By the way, it was a super experience that we will never forget. Everything was also topped out by a little vacation in Chicago after the competition, a great opportunity to stay together and relax before coming back home!
Italy's national final
An awesome experience that have seen us improving in almost all the aspects: in the Research Project we improved a lot while we obtained max scores in Robot Design and Core Values. In the Robot Game we improved accuracy, but our top score did not rise much. We will merge two of our most unsuccessful runs in a better one for the worlds. In the second run we scored only 85 points because we had to reboot the robot during the game for a motor failure. We won the Robot Game, the Final Four and the Champions Award. We will compete at the worlds in Detroit!
Italy's regional selection
Our frist competition as a second year team. We did flawlessly in the robot game, Robot Design and Core Values, but we need to improve our Research Project presentation. In the Robot Game we scored 375 points out of our maximum of 520. Some things have gone wrong, but are all easy fixes. After all we classified third and gained access to the national final!