The club designs, builds, and competes with a new robot each year based on the challenge unveiled by FIRST in January. We compete in at least 2 regional (Georgia) competitions in the spring, hopefully qualifying for state and then international finals. The fall is for team building and fund raising, while the spring is the competition season. The target team size is about 25-30 members.
Membership Requirements: $30 fee to any student interested in joining robotics
Club President: Peyton Walker
Meeting Days and Times: TBD
Room #: 1.331
2022 Season Highlights
For a first year ("Rookie") team, Dacula performed quite well in their robotics competitions. All teams in the state choose 2 competitions out of the 4 offered for the season. Points are accumulated for various things throughout each competition. We chose the second and third competitions. Below are the summaries of how we did in each competition.
Competition #2 - Columbus, GA 3/17 - 3/19
- Qualified 24 out of 25
- Finished 15th out of 25 teams based on points awarded throughout the event
- Received "Rookie All-Star Award" for the team's ability to dial everything in as the event progressed (highest Rookie award). Only 3 of these were given in GA this season.
Competition #3 - Carrollton, GA 3/24 - 3/26
- Qualified 22nd out of 38 teams
- Finished 25th out of 38 based on points for the event
- Received "Rookie Inspiration Award" for the team performing well despite there only being 2 members
Our final standing in the state after all the regional events was 28th out of 67 total.
The top 32 teams qualified to go to the state championship.
The Rookie All Star award qualified us to attend the state championship and be in the running for the State Rookie All Star award.
GCPS Team Rankings after State:
1. North Gwinnett
5. Peachtree Ridge
25. Mill Creek
41. Mountain View
Payton Walker 11
Christian Ramirez 10
Damiah Denson 12
Danielle Denson 12
Cheickh Sylla 10
Chase Watkins 12
Isaac Abraham 11
Yakob Abraham 9