NYAN Robotics 2015/2016 Season

FTC Challenge Res-Q

Kevin, Danny, Natalie, Eric, Jake, Tommy, Corinne, and Jake

Team website: http://www.nyanrobotics.com/

Our Lab

Season Summary

Went To State!!!

Went To Nationals!!!

            Tribune article on NYAN             Daily Herald article on NYAN

  • Season: September 2015 - March 2016
  • Sponsors: DDC, AND, Elenco, Snap Circuits, Baxter, Omnitron, and FTC Rookie grant
  • Approximate cost: $7000, mostly the robot, field setup, and parts
  • Lab: Donahoe basement, countless hours (used 10 hours/week early on, and ultimately 20 hours/week)
  • Tournaments: 7 total: 3 league play, 2 state qualifiers, state, and Nationals. Most tournaments had 30-35 teams.
  • Performance: We usually scored in top 30%-40%
  • Trophies: 4 trophies: Control Award, Northern Illinois Championship Winning Alliance, Outstanding Rookie, Connect Award
  • Other Awards: 3rd place Think Award, 3rd place Inspire Award (qualified us for State)
  • Outreach events: 11 outreach events: most youth inspiration, FLL team mentoring, and food pantry
  • Team Building: Countless team building events: go-karting, movies, music, science experiments, trampolining, arcade


    This years Challenge RES-Q
    Illinois FIRST
    State Championship

    Live lab webcams


    Picture Albums

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    FTC Kickoff
    Team Pictures
    Meeting Engineers
    Team Building
    Lab Work

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