Saturday March 10, 2007
FIRST Tech Challenge was previously known as FIRST Vex Challenge. FIRST Vex Challenge ran for 3 seasons, starting in the fall of 2004. In the summer of 2007, FIRST changed the program name to FIRST Tech Challenge. This event was a FIRST Vex Challenge event.
Information about this event was gathered largely from https://web.archive.org/web/20071023175255/http://www.weatherlyrobotics.org/vex_championship.htm, https://web.archive.org/web/20061010040909/http://forums.usfirst.org/forumdisplay.php?f=35, and FIRST sources.
Team Registration Information
|FVC Team #||Team Name||Organization||Location|
|2055||Radnor Robotics||Radnor Township School District||Radnor, PA|
|2073||Driven Bolts||Science Resources||Brick, NJ|
|2158||Driven Nuts||Science Resources||Broomall, PA|
|3041||East Penn School District||Emmaus, PA|
|3053||Occam's Engineers||Morristown, NJ|
|3133||The Vexecutioneers||Weatherly, PA|
|3143||R.A.T.S.||Berks Career and Technology Center||Leesport, PA|
|3150||DEWBOT||Downingtown Area High Schools||Coatesville, PA|
|3153||Hawks||The Columbus Academy||Gahanna, OH|
|3155||Plainedge Robotics Club||Massapequa, NY|
|3175||Snakes on a Robot||Upper Dublin High School||Dresher, PA|
|3176||Going Bovine||Upper Dublin High School||Dresher, PA|
|3179||Team Overdrive||Teen Technology||Bridgewater, NJ|
|3208||Robert Blonarowycz||Boothwyn, PA|
|3214||Delbarton School||Morristown, NJ|
|3223||BroncoBot's||Mt. Sinai Union Free SD||Mount Sinai, NY|
|3246||The Beauties & The Geeks||St. Joseph HS||Natrona Heights, PA|
|3255||Robo Wrangler||Mt. Sinai Union Free SD||Mount Sinai, NY|
|3273||Darien High School||Darien, CT|
|3325||Annapolis Area Christian School||Severn, MD|
|3346||Team Gearheads||Marvin Hidalgo||Queens Village, NY|
|3361||Maxi Mi||Souderton Area High School||Souderton, PA|
|3362||Evil Genious||Souderton Area High School||Souderton, PA|
|3377||Northborough Mass Redline Robotix||Northborough, MA|
|3413||Essex High School||Essex Jct., VT|
|3423||rrr||Roosevelt UFSD - Middle School||Roosevelt, NY|
|3424||rrrjr.||Roosevelt UFSD - Middle School||Roosevelt, NY|
|3438||Glenelg Country School||Ellicott City, MD|
|3486||Panther Vex||Bridgewater, NJ|
|3491||Ro-bob-ti-cat||Byram Hills Central SD||Armonk, NY|
|3549||Vexy Things||Alexandria, VA|
|3558||The Vexciters||Schenectady City SD||Schenectady, NY|
|3614||Harriton2||Harriton High School||Rosemont, PA|
|3619||Mini Mi||Holzy's Army||Shortsville, NY|
|3652||Flame||Fred Liu||Markham, ON|
|3669||Dayton Society of Natural History, Inc.||Dayton, OH|
|3670||Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School||Palmer, MA|
|3709||Techno Chix||Girl Scouts of Westchester - Putnam Inc||Pleasantville, NY|
|3741||Washington High School||Philadelphia, PA|
|3742||Dayton Society of Natural History Inc.||Dayton, OH|
|3749||Philadelphia Military Academy||Philadelphia, PA|
3549 Vexy Things - Captain
**** - Captain
Team Rankings for the Qualification Matches
QP Quality Points; RP Ranking Points; TBP Tie Breaker Points; Highest / HS Highest Match Score
|Rank||Team #||Team Name||QP||RP||Highest||Matches|
|30||3175||Snakes on a Robot|
|37||3246||The Beauties & The Geeks|
3146 - Winner
This judged award is awarded to the team whose Engineering Notebook best reflects the “journey” the team took as they experienced the engineering design process during the build season. Teams will need to keep Engineering Notebooks describing the steps, brainstorms, designs, re-designs, successes, and “those interesting moments” when things were not going as planned.
3143 R.A.T.S. - Winner
This judged award is given to the team who has been able to reach beyond their team and connect with engineers, their school, or their community.
3670 - Winner
The FIRST Vex Challenge Innovate Award celebrates a team that not only thinks outside the box, but also has the ingenuity and inventiveness to make their designs come to life. Inspired by longtime FIRST corporate sponsor Innovation First, Inc., this judged award is given to the team that has the most innovative and creative robot design solution to any and/or all specific field elements or components in this year's FIRST Vex Challenge.
3413 - Winner
During the course of the competition, the judging panel may encounter a team whose unique efforts, performance, or dynamics merit recognition. This judged award is given to the team that defies any other award category.
3053 Occam's Engineers - Winner
This formally judged award is given to the team that performs well in all categories, that impresses all other teams and who they would always want as an alliance partner and finally, the team the judges’ view that best exemplifies all components of the FIRST Vex Challenge philosophy. This team should serve as an inspiration to other teams. This team excels at the game challenge, acts with gracious professionalism and also understands how to communicate their experiences and knowledge to other teams, and the judges.
The teams in the table below advanced to the FIRST Championship in Atlanta, Georgia at the time of this event.
Teams actually competing at the Championship may be different than this initial advancement list due to changes in teams’ availability.
|Rank||Team #||Team Name||Location||Award|
|1||3549||Vexy Things||Alexandria, VA||Winning Alliance Captain|
|2||3652||Flame||Markham, ON||Winning Alliance|
|3||3153||Hawks||Gahanna, OH||Winning Alliance|
|4||3053||Occam's Engineers||Morristown, NJ||Inspire Award / ASPIRE Award|