Four teams from Hudsonville have earned a spot at the state tournament.
Top teams from Grandville, Hudsonville, and Jenison met to compete at the first ever West Michigan Regional Tournament to determine who would earn one of the 12 high school and 10 middle school state spots. Nine Hudsonville teams competed in the event.
In order to qualify for the regional event a team had to win an advancing award at a local event. Hudsonville’s 15 teams have earned over 25 awards at local events this year and this event adds five more. Significantly higher than the 15 earned last year.
High School, Team 6715B – Justified Jank (blue shirts) won the championship with their alliance and they earned the (individual event) Robot Skills Champion award. Their skills score is tied for the highest in the state.
Middle school, Team 8860B – Top Gear (red shirts) won the championship with their alliance, team 8153C – ODIS (not pictured) won the middle schools Design award by defending their robot design to judges, and team 8153D – Cortexted (black shirts) was a tournament finalist.
High school team 8031E – 01010001 [binary for Q](not pictured) earned the Build award but it does not qualify for the state tournament.
The event was hosted by Grandville Robotics at Grandville High School.
Grandville press release.