Turbo Trojans Team competes among 207 robotics teams throughout Michigan.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Robotics Club, known as “Turbo Trojans” started four years ago at Clawson High School.
Submitted by Clawson Public Schools On Saturday, January 5th the Clawson High School Robotics Club gathered together to watch the live webcast of the FIRST Robotics League (usfirst.org) kick-off for the 2013 season. The students in the club were waiting for the release of information on the 2013 competition game. This years’ game is Ultimate Ascent, a Frisbee-based game. The robot must be able to pick-up, carry, and shoot a Frisbee. It also must climb a ten -foot tall pyramid that is located in the middle of the playing field. This is the task for a three-on-three competition that lasts two and half minutes. The students have six weeks to build their robot beginning with the January 5 kick-off event. Students handle every aspect of …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Troy Athens High School hosts 40 robotics teams from around the state competing for a bid to the state finals.
Forty Michigan robotics teams went toe-to-toe Friday in the first day of the two-day Troy FIRST Robotics Districts Competition at Troy Athens High School. The competition features teams from around the state, including the Clawson TurboTrojans and dozens of other teams from southeast Michigan. Team members control robots, built from a kit of parts, that are equipped to shoot mini basketballs into hoops. The competition, titled "Rebound Rumble," has two teams (or alliances), controlling their robots to score as many baskets as possible in 2 minutes, 15 seconds. The battleground is like a combination of a basketball court with a "Quidditch" field, with five hoops on each side of the 27-by-54-foot court. Teams are divided into eight …