DNA attended two regionals – the Lake Superior Regional and the Iowa Regional. At the Lake Superior Regional, we won the Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox and our mentor Susan Johnson won the Volunteer of the Year award. At the Iowa Regional, we took 9th place and made it to the Quarter Finals where we were defeated by the regional winner and later won the Entrepreneurship Award for the first time history.
DNA attended two regionals, State Championship, and the World Championship! At the Lake Superior Regional we took 1st place as alliance captain, went undefeated in all the matches, and won the Engineering Inspiration Award! At the Idaho Regional we finished the qualification rounds in 7th and finished in the semi-finals. We then went to the World Championships in St.Louis Missouri and made it to the Quarter Finals where we were then defeated. Later in May, we went to the MSHSL State Championship and made it into the top 4 in the qualification matches and then made it to the finals where we were defeated and finished 2nd place.
DNA attended 2 regionals – the Lake Superior Regional at the DECC in Duluth, Minnesota & the Central Illinois Regional in Peoira, Illinois. In Duluth, team 4009 made it to 8th place and was an alliance captain for the playoff rounds, ranking 3rd on the Blue Alliance’s OPR. DNA also won the Innovation in Control award for the macros used to record and play back the autonomous programs. Team 4009 made it to the semifinals at Peoria (3rd place, 117.4 playoff average). 326 litter points were scored at the Central Illinois Regional by our human player, Matt “MiniMatt” J.