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by oshaughnessy
March 22nd, 2015, 11:27 am
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 181
Views: 34562

Re: Robo-Cross B

We have been scoring in the 525-540 range in practice, clearing the board in two minutes with a modified scoop, but then our state decided to award only 1/5 of a point for each unused second, so we only scored 489 at state, still good enough to win... What state made that rule change and at what le...
by oshaughnessy
March 22nd, 2015, 11:26 am
Forum: 2015 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Ohio 2015
Replies: 109
Views: 28178

Re: Ohio 2015

Grandview Regionals results with points. Division B. Top 4 advance 1st. New Albany A 74 2nd. Immaculate Conception A 93 3rd. Grandview Heights 95 (New Albany B) 97 4th. Canal Winchester A 150 5th. Columbus Academy 161 (Immaculate Conception B) 169 6th. Willard Grizzell 173 7th. General Sherman 195 8...
by oshaughnessy
March 1st, 2015, 12:35 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 181
Views: 34562

Re: Robo-Cross B

I does say that competitors will enter "only one robot" and place "their device" in the starting box, and i cannot wrap my head around the notion that a robot with an item sitting near it which is not connected in any way constitute a single robot or device. Think of this through the lens of the 'p...
by oshaughnessy
May 2nd, 2014, 6:30 am
Forum: 2014 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 197
Views: 36871

Re: Robo-Cross B

Ohio State Competition We took third with a score of about 1:46. Our best time in practice was 1:15, but we had some flub-ups. Nice job! There were at least 8 perfect scores in State competition in Ohio. (I know because my team finished 8th). For the sake of competition and learning, I hope that th...
by oshaughnessy
April 9th, 2014, 5:36 am
Forum: 2014 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 197
Views: 36871

Re: Robo-Cross B

I am Having trouble getting some of the things (the ping-pong-balls and battery located in the corner) does anyone know of a way to speed these things up? I am using one of the vex claw kit things. Practice. I've seen a mildly modified Vex claw bot run a 2:01 without rolling a ball. She could have ...
by oshaughnessy
March 17th, 2014, 1:43 pm
Forum: 2014 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 197
Views: 36871

Re: Robo-Cross B

gmui wrote: Not sure what other jugs were like but the round one they used definitely made it more challenging.
Interesting choice on the round jug given this entry in the FAQ: http://www.soinc.org/node/1250

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