Awards

AWARDS!

2021 we participated in the INFINITE RECHARGE At Home Challenge where we placed 6th out of 30 in our group. For the Auto-Nav portion of this challenged we placed 4th place, for the Hyperdrive portion of this challenge we placed 5th, and for the power port portion of this challenge we placed 5th place.  We all submitted a game for the Game Design Challenge.

2020 was our first year as finalist and Chairman in the same event. This happened at the kingfords competition where we the alliance captain of the first alliance. First time in our teams history that we got two medals at one event. At the  Macomb Community College Event we finished 7th place and was the alliance captain of alliance 5. We would make it to the quarterfinals but just fall short to make it to the semifinals. With these two events, we qualified for states but only for the rest of the season to be canceled due to the Covid-19 Virus.

2019 was our first year as a finalist which happened at the Kingsford competition. As well as being a finalist, we also won the Industrial Design award. On top of this we won a a safest pit of the day award. We also won the Chairmans award for the second time at the Kentwood competition. Finally we qualified for the Destination Deep Space Michigan state competition.

In 2018 we were picked as the 5th alliance second pick at Kentwood, and 6th alliance first pick at Gibralter.

2017 was the first year that we won the Chairman’s award at the Lakeview District competition.

In our 2016 Competition Season, FIRST Stronghold, we won the Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen at the Saint Joseph District Competition.

In our 2015 Competition Season, at both the Kentwood District and Gull Lake District competitions last year, Red Storm won the Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers for our clear-cut and precise business plan. A big thank you to our marketing team!

At our third competition in St. Joseph’s District, we won another award, the Innovation in Control Award sponsored by Rockwell Automation, due to the seven autonomous modes our awesome programming team created!

In our 2014 Competition Season, Aerial Assist, at the Saint Joseph District Competition we won the Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox.

In our 2011 Competition Season, we were the 6th alliance captain at Niles District Competition and 7th alliance captain at West Michigan District Competition. We won the Highest Rookie Seed at the West Michigan District Competition.

Year Game Description Competition Ranking Awards
2021 Infinite Recharge at home

(Shooting balls and driving)

Chromium Group Placed 6th out of 30  
2020 Infinite Recharge

(Shooting balls, climbing and spinning the wheel of fortune)

 

 

Macomb Finished Qualification 7th

Alliance captain of the 5th alliance

Chairman’s Award

Finalist Award

Kingsford Finished Qualification 1st

Alliance captain of the 1st alliance

 
State Championship Canceled due to Covid-19  
2019 FIRST Destination Deep Space! 

(Picking balls and circles and placing them)

 

 

 

Belleville Finished Qualification in Rank 16th 

2nd pick of the 8th Alliance

 
Kingsford Finished Qualification in Rank 1st 

Captain of 1st Alliance

Industrial Design Award 

Finalist Award

Safest Pit of the Day Award

Kentwood 

(Hosting)

Finished Qualification in Rank 36th 

2nd pick of the 4th Alliance

Chairman’s Award
Michigan State Championhip TBD TBD
2018 FIRST Power Up! 

(Picking up Milk Crates and placing them)

Gibraltar Finished Qualification in Rank 11 

1st pick of 6th Alliance

 
Kentwood (Hosting) Finished Qualification in Rank 19 

2nd Pick of the 5th Alliance

 
2017 FIRST Steamworks 

(Gears and Balls)

Lakeview 1st Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 1

Chairman’s Award
Kentwood 

(Hosting)

 2nd Pick of the 8th Alliance 

Finished Qualification in Rank 24

 
Michigan State Championship – DTE Energy Foundation Division Finished at the end of Qualifications in Rank 14 

2nd pick of the 7th Alliance

 
FIRST World Championships – St. Louis Ranked 49th at the end of Qualifications 

3rd pick of the 5th Alliance with fellow Michigan Teams, 5155 – The Bearcats & 226 – The Hammerheads and a team from the Chesapeake District, Team 449 – The Blair Robot Project

 
Ferris State Roboday Ranked 12th at the end of Qualifications 

2nd pick of the 4th Alliance

 
Grand Rapids Girls Ranked 20th at the end of Qualifications 

1st pick of the 3rd Alliance

 
West Michigan Robotics Invitational Ranked 20th at the end of Qualifications 

2nd pick of the 6th Alliance

 
2016 FIRST Stronghold 

(Defenses and Tower)

Saint Joseph 6th Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 10

Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen
Safety Star
Kentwood 

(Hosting)

Finished Qualification in Rank 24 Judges Award
Woodhaven 2nd Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 3

Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
West Michigan Robotics Invitational 7th Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 10

 
2015 Recycle Rush 

(Stacking totes with bins and noodles)

Kentwood 

(Hosting)

8th Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 14

Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
Gull Lake 3rd Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 4

Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
Saint Joseph 2nd pick of the 4th Alliance 

Finished Qualification in Rank 26

Innovation in Control Award sponsored by Rockwell Automation
Michigan State Championships Finished Qualification in Rank 75  
West Michigan Robotics Invitational 1st pick of the 7th Alliance 

Finished Qualification in Rank 15

 
2014 Aerial Assist 

(Passing/Shooting)

West Michigan 

(GVSU)

Finished Qualification in Rank 37  
Saint Joseph Finished Qualification in Rank 35 Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox
Safety Star
West Michigan Robotics Invitational 3rd pick of the 3rd Alliance  
2013 Ultimate Ascent 

(Frisbee Shooting + Pyramid Hang)

Gull Lake 6th Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 10

 
West Michigan 

(GVSU)

Finished Qualification in Rank 29  
2012 Rebound Rumble 

(Basketball + Bridges)

Gull Lake Finished Qualification in Rank 27  
West Michigan 

(GVSU)

Finished Qualification in Rank 23  
2011 Logo Motion 

(Tic-Tac-Toe + Mini-Bot)

West Michigan 

(GVSU)

7th Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 11

Highest Rookie Seed
Niles 6th Alliance Captain 

Finished Qualification in Rank 13