Monday, March 26, 2018

2018 Glacier Peak

This weekend we went to Glacier Peak High School for our second competition.

Our first day was quite an interesting experience. For a variety of reasons, we put part of a water bottle on our robot. (It worked quite well, thank you very much). We also forgot to bring blue bumper covers, so we didn’t pass inspection until the next day.

On Saturday, we played in four practice matches! (That’s probably a new record for us). It’s a good thing we played in those four practice matches, because they helped us find issues with our robot, such as wires coming out.

Unfortunately, there were still some issues that we had to work out. In one such match, we had the misfortune of getting ourselves caught on the scale, which resulted in a loss and a yellow card. At the end of our qualification matches, we had a record of 7 wins and 5 losses, ranked 17th.

During alliance selection, the #8 seed, 4450 (Olympia Robotics Federation) selected us as their first pick and 3070 (Team Pronto) as their second. In the quarterfinals, we lost in two matches to the #1 alliance, consisting of 2910 (Jack in the Bot), 1983 (Skunk Works Robotics) and 5827 (Code Purple), who eventually won the entire event.

We would like to thank our sponsors, mentors, and especially parents for making such a great season possible.