2016: Nazare

Reveal Video

Highlight Video



  • Newton Sub-division Champions
  • Division Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi

Orange County Regional

  • Regional Winners
  • Woodie Flowers Finalist Award (Shelley Nordman)
  • Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi
  • Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers

Los Angeles Regional

  • Team Spirit Award sponsored by FCA Foundation
  • Regional Quarter-finalists



  • 119lbs


  • 6 wheel 6" pneumatic devices
  • HDPE turtle shell ablw to skid across defenses
  • VexPro 2 CIM Ball Shifter with a 60:24 3rd stage, geared for 5/15 FPS
  • Gyro and encoders allow for consistent autonomous mode


  • Three stages of intake rollers
  • Uses two RS-775 Pro Motors for intake rollers and one BAG motor for intake actuation
  • Intake camera to detect incoming balls


  • 360 degrees of rotation with turret
  • Pneumatically actuated two position hood and flap
  • Vision tracking system able to automatically target and shoot balls at the high goal
  • Can shoot from anywhere in the courtyard


  • Weighs 3.7 lbs
  • Guide wheel alignment
  • Hook propelled by badge retractors
  • Ground to scale in 4.5 seconds
  • 90:1 gearing to 775 Pro
  • Ratchet prevents slippage


  • Crosses the rock wall, ramparts, moat, rough terrain, or cheval de frise and shoots preloaded ball into high goal