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  • Rumble in the Roads 2015 Champions

    Team 346 - RoboHawks (Chesterfield, VA), Team 122 - NASA Knights (Hampton, VA)

    Ironclad Award, sponsored by InSource Solutions

    Celebrating machine robustness in concept and fabrication, the Ironclad Award sponsored by InSource Solutions is presented to a team whose robot has shown true resilience in combat. While their robot may come away from this event with battle scars, this team has built their robot to stay afloat. Whether it was an H-frame design, 6 omni-directional wheels for stability, or the ability to quickly lift the robot off the chassis for repair of the control board, this team has the secret sauce for successful competition. Congratulations to Team 1137, Rocket Sauce!

    Shipbuilder Award sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding

    The Shipbuilder Award sponsored by Newport News Shipbuilding celebrates form and function in an efficiently designed machine that effectively achieves the game challenge. This team demonstrates a clear understanding of the rules of the game and their robot has been designed to effectively complete tasks with consistency and accuracy. This team has a simple but efficient design, solid mastery of the game challenge, and their robot performed efficiently in matches. The Shipbuilder Award goes to Team 122, the NASA Knights!

    USS Monitor Award sponsored by Canon

    The USS Monitor presented a new concept in ship design and employed a variety of new innovations in ship building that caught the attention of the world. The USS Monitor Award sponsored by Canon celebrates innovation in robot components, design, or strategy of play. This team’s unique ideas stretch beyond the norm and reflect creative thinking to effectively achieve their goals on the field of battle. The judges selected a team that provided an innovative approach to both a barrel-topping and container-stacking strategy and design. Their design allows for their team to perform at the highest level in competition. Their design incorporated a unique arm and grasping device that allows for secure control of their barrel, as well as a unique pneumatics in arranging and stacking containers. It is the unanimous decision of our judges that the USS Monitor Award is awarded to Team 2363 – Triple Helix.

    Captain Award sponsored by Christopher Newport University

    The Captain Award sponsored by Christopher Newport University is presented to a team whose members gain the pride and respect of not only their school and sponsors, but also their competitors. This team truly inspires others with their teamwork, leadership, and gracious professionalism on and off the field. With a 50/50 ratio between male to female members, there is no adversity because you got diversity. Team 339, congratulations on winning the Captain Award!

     

    Alliance Selection Results

    Alliance

    Captain1st Pick2nd PickResult

    1

    346 122   W

    2

    2363 836   QF

    3

    1389 1262 5546 F

    4

    1885 888 5520 SF

    5

    2028 540 3359 QF

    6

    4969 1599 8888 QF

    7

    1629 900 3389 SF

    8

    1137 384 339 QF

    9

    1829 1793 1610 QF

     

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