2017 - FIRST STEAMWorks

The Game

The new game was announced on January 7. The game, FIRST STEAMWORKS is a steampunk themed game. Teams work in alliances made up of three robots each to get the most points. Points are acquired by shooting balls into a boiler to build up steam. Another way to earn points is for the robots to get gears to their airship (manned by a human player). To earn additional points, the robots can climb a rope attached to the airship. You can learn more about the rules of the game here

Our Team



This year, our FRC team consists of 42 students and 25 amazing mentors! We also have an FTC team with 21 students. 


Our Robot

Our 2017 robot, Captain Stink, is capable of shooting fuel into the high boiler, placing gears, and climbing. It uses a refined version of the 2016 drive base with 6 CIMs and belted driveshafts. This robot has perhaps evolved the most out of all our designs since the first competition. A ground gear collector is being added along with various improvements in the turret shooter, hopper, and climber.



Competition

Pacific Northwest District Competition - Auburn Mountainview, Washington (March 4-5, 2017)

                Quarterfinalist
360, The Revolution
2907, Lion Robotics
1983, Skunk Works Robotics

Pacific Northwest District Competition - Ellensburg, Washington (March 17-18, 2017)

                Semifinalist
5920, VIKotics
3693, GearHead Pirates
1983, Skunk Works Robotics

Pacific Northwest District Competition - Snohomish, Washington (March 24-26, 2017)


Judges' Award
                Quarterfinalist
4681, Murphy's Law
3218, Panther Robotics
1983, Skunk Works Robotics

Pacific Northwest Regional Competition - Boise, Idaho (March 29-April 1, 2017)

                Semifinalist
5496, Robo Knights
701, RoboVikes
1983, Skunk Works Robotics

FIRST Championship: Turing Division - Houston, Texas (April 19-April 22, 2017)

                Rank 40 (5-5-0)
1983, Skunk Works Robotics

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