2022 FRC Season: Rapid React

The Challenge: Rapid React

Rapid React The Rapid React game involves two alliances of three teams each, with each team controlling a robot and completing specific actions in order to score points. The game revolves around both alliances shooting inflatable balls known as Cargo into a central Hub and climbing within their Hangars at the end of the match. More information can be found on Wikipedia.

Our Robot

2017 Robot

Robot Specs

  • Name: Kestrel
  • Weight: 121 lbs
  • Size: 28.5" W x 28.5" L x 39" H
  • MK4i flipped swerve modules with a L2 gear ratio, drivetrain with low center of gravity to minimize tipping
  • Flexible intake with four bar actuation
  • Polycord feeder with polycarb backboard
  • Fixed-position shooter hood designed for fender shots
  • Two telescoping arms and two pivoting arms climber for traversal rung

Competition History

  • CHS District Greater DC Event 1 Rank 4, Pick 1 of Alliance 2, Eliminated in Finals
  • CHS District Greater DC Event 2 Rank 7, Pick 1 of Alliance 3, Eliminated in Semifinals
  • FIRST Chesapeake District Championship Rank 4, Captain of Alliance 3, Eliminated in Semifinals
  • World Championships Turing Division Rank 34, Pick 3 of Alliance 1, Won Finals
  • World Championships Einstein Field Eliminated in Finals