On March 16th-19th, 2016, The T.E.S.T. Team 303 competed at Buckeye Regional in Cleveland, OH. . No matter the final outcome, the team competed well. The 2016 game is called FIRST Stronghold. To earn points and win, teams cross various defenses and shoot small gray balls, called boulders, into a tower. For bonus points, robots can suspend themselves from the tower, or traverse 4 of the 5 defenses, two times each. After advancing to the elimination rounds, the team had a very successful weekend.
As alliance captains, Team 303 chose team 217 and team 1787 to compete with for the elimination matches. The team didn’t win the event, but still advanced to quarterfinals. After facing off against team 27, team 379, and team 1014, the team could not fight any longer. Despite their losses, the team still competed well.


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The T.E.S.T. Team 303 would like to thank:
Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Systems, Inc. / STS Tire & Auto Centers / DOD Stem & Picatinny / J&E Metal Fabricators / Huawei / Rotor Clip / 303 RAMP / ASCO / Yokogawa Electric
For more information, contact: Advisor, firstteam303@brrsd.k12.nj.us / Asst. Advisor, asstfirstteam303@brrsd.k12.nj.us