Allendale Hosts 3rd Annual FTC Competition


Allendale Hosts 3rd Annual FTC Competition

12/3/2016 by: Noah

Allendale FTC Team, HexaSonics, competing at their home competition.

Allendale is proud to host for the 3rd year the Annual Allendale FTC competition with this year's game: Velocity Vortex! 35 Michigan middle school teams travelled to Allendale Middle School on December 3rd to compete. FTC teams compete on alliance of 2 teams against each other in an effort to score as many points as possible in a 2 minute and 3 second game. This game included scoring small balls in elevated goals, and also the challenge of capping those goals with large exercise balls. For a brief description, watch the game animation: Velocity Vortex Game Animation.

The HexaSonics, we're unfortunately not chosen into elimination, but, won the PTC Design Award for excellence in Design, and also were first runner-ups for the Inspire award. Congratulations to teams:  10255, 6043, and 10037 for taking home the win at this year's competition! Also, congratulations to team 10255 the RoboDux, from Zeeland, MI for winning this year's inspire award!

Full results can be found at: 2016 Allendale FTC Qualifier Results

Photos courtesy of Noah Kowalczyk can be found at: Allendale FTC Photos by Noah Kowalczyk

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