FIRST Robotics Competition Blog

Detroit Wrap-Up

Apr 29, 2019 Written by Frank Merrick.




Congratulations to the FIRST Robotics Competition Chairman’s Award Winner in Detroit, Team 1816, The Green Machine, from Edina, Minnesota, USA!

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1816, Chairman's Award Winners, FIRST Championship Detroit

This amazing team started with a bang in 2006 by being Regional Winners and earning Rookie Highest Seed in their Division at Championship and have been an unbelievable force in their home state of Minnesota ever since. Last year, they were Chairman's Award Finalists in Detroit. Congratulations again to a truly deserving team!



Congratulations also to our Chairman’s Award Finalists, two other wonderful teams:

Team 1629, Garrett Coalition (GaCo), Accident, Maryland, USA, and

Team 5672, First Nations-STEM, Wikwemikong, Ontario, Canada



 And additional congratulations to the teams on our winning alliance at the event:

Team 217, ThunderChickens, Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA

Team 1218, SCH Vulcan Robotics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Team 3707, Brighton TechnoDogs, Brighton, Michigan, USA

Team 4481, Team Rembrandts, Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands


And yet more congratulations to our FIRST Robotics Competition Volunteer of the Year Award winner, James Lockman, and our Woodie Flowers Award recipient, Allen Gregory IV!


Finally, thanks to our amazing volunteers who worked so hard to deliver a world-class experience to our teams in both Houston and Detroit. I hope you all are getting some time to recover!



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