First off, my congratulations to the students of FIRST Tech Challenge team 5445, the Trohawks, for making it all the way to the Iowa State Championship yesterday! Buster (the robot) performed wonderfully. He managed bowling balls, racquetballs, and crates, all while navigating the FTC
arena war zone.
Although we didn’t quite make it to the national competition, we certainly had a lot of fun competing. Although I don’t have any video this time (lighting was atrocious), take a look through these exciting action shots from our five matches (mouse over for captions):