Soccer Balls Will Fly at the Kettering University FIRST Robotics District March 5-6

FLINT, Mich. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 3, 2010 — Calling all soccer fans! Calling all robot fans!! Forty of Michigan’s most talented high school robotics teams will compete March 5-6 during the Kettering University FIRST Robotics District Competition in Flint, Mich.

The game this year is called “Breakaway” – where large robots built by high school students will shoot soccer balls into goals. Some of the state’s best high school robotics teams will compete on a 27-by-54-foot field with bumps, attempting to earn points by collecting soccer balls and moving them around the competition field in three-team alliances. Additional bonus points can be earned for each robot that is suspended in air at the end of the match.

“This year’s game is really going to be action-packed and fun,” said Bob Nichols, who serves on the Kettering Planning Committee. “It blends all the competition of FIRST Robotics with the popularity of soccer among today’s youth. The event is free, so I hope families bring their children to come and check it out.”

View the Breakaway game animation.

 
Teams competing at the Kettering district contest are:
Team 1, Pontiac
Team 27, Clarkston
Team 33, Auburn Hills
Team 49, Saginaw
Team 51, Pontiac
Team 67, Milford
Team 70, Goodrich
Team 201, Rochester Hills
Team 245, Rochester Hills
Team 314, Flint
Team 322, Flint
Team 397, Flint
Team 468, Flint
Team 470, Ypsilanti
Team 494, Goodrich
Team 548, Northville
Team 703, Saginaw
Team 862, Canton
Team 894, Flint
Team 910, Madison Heights
Team 1025, Ferndale
Team 1243, Swartz Creek
Team 1322, Fenton
Team 1504, Okemos
Team 1506, North Oakland County
Team 1684, Lapeer
Team 2050, Detroit
Team 2054, Hopkins
Team 2075, Grand Rapids
Team 2163, Lapeer
Team 2337, Grand Blanc
Team 2604, Capac
Team 2617, Lansing
Team 2619, Midland
Team 2627, Ann Arbor
Team 2834, Bloomfield Hills
Team 3398, Detroit
Team 3415, Montrose
Team 3421, Marysville
Team 3422, Detroit
 

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