CCA robotics are All-Stars

Canyon Crest Academy’s FIRST Robotics Competition Team, the Aluminum Narwhals, captured the Rookie All-Star Award at the FIRST San Diego Regional Competition on March 6 at the San Diego Sports Arena.

The team was invited to compete in the FIRST National Championships from April 15 to 17 in Atlanta.

CCA faced off against 49 high school robotics teams from around the country and seven other rookie teams in the three-day San Diego tournament. CCA’s Robotics team earned its place in the FIRST San Diego competition by designing, building and programming a sophisticated robot in just six weeks that could play this year’s game, Breakaway, a fast-paced variation of soccer.

CCA won the Rookie All-Star Award based on the performance of its robot, a 3,000-word essay and a video describing the team’s progress and interviews with 21 judges from California’s top engineering companies over a two-day period of the competition.

The team consists of President Logan Mercer; the drive crew, Michael Wahl, Garrison Price, James Quintana and Jared Schrok; the pit crew, Dominic Dufour, James Dial, Pia Elbe and Brian Sandler; scouts Nic Stone and Nick Van Campen; team ambassador Tyler Carter; and Aluminum Narwhal co-mascots Ben Brust and Aryan Sanikhatam.

Related posts:

  1. Scientists place 12th in Olympiad
  2. Parker strong in Olympiad
  3. Local student wins San Diego Oceans Foundation award
  4. Chargers put Holt on injured list, sign linebacker
  5. Shaun Phillips gives $7,000 to After-School All-Stars for 7 sacks

Short URL: http://www.delmartimes.net/?p=2393

Posted by on Mar 18, 2010. Filed under Archives. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Archives

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

LA JOLLA NEWS

RSS LA JOLLA NEWS

  • Which Luxury Watches Hold Their Value Best?
    By Carl Blackburn Last month, I spoke about Rolex appraisals and the various factors that go into determining the value of pre-owned luxury watches (condition, year, rarity, complexity, materials, etc). But now the question begs, “How much can you expect that value to depreciate over 5 or 10 years?” and “Which watches hold their value […]
  • La Jolla Community Calendar Aug. 28-Sept. 4
    Families are invited to come to the Rec Center for some fun activities 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Afterward enjoy a free screening of “The Little Rascals Save the Day” at 8:15 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Donations accepted. (858) 552-1658. http://bit.ly/ljreccenter […]
  • PHOTOS: Foreigner concert helps ‘Rock the Cure’ for pediatric diabetes research in La Jolla
    Steve and Lisa Altman hosted the legendary rock band, Foreigner, at the annual “Rock the Cure” benefit for Pediatric Diabetes Research Center at UC San Diego on Aug. 10, 2014. The Altmans’ La Jolla home served as the concert venue, and the event also included “a taste of San Diego” with numerous restaurants offering samples of their cuisine. Lisa Altman, Sta […]

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RSS RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

  • Rancho Santa Fe Invasive Plants and Better Alternatives
    By Steve Jacobs, Nature Designs In California we are lucky to live in a mild climate that allows us to grow amazing landscapes. Because of this mild climate, plants from other parts of the world often thrive; and some grow so well they become known as invasive. These plants ‘jump fences’ and ‘throw seeds.’ Their […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe School District’s robotics program receives new funding
    The Rancho Santa Fe School District is making its school’s robotics program more robust this year, allocating $42,500 in stipends to staff coaches just like the district does for its athletics program. “I think the program has taken a big step,” said Superintendent Lindy Delaney. “I think we’re on our way toward developing a great program there.” John Galipa […]
  • Back to School for R. Roger Rowe students
    Students at R. Roger Rowe School bid a fond farewell to summer and headed back to school Aug. 25. Photos by Jon Clark. […]