FRC Troy District Competition, Day 2

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Our second day of competition started off much better than the first.

Team #4819 performed flawlessly through their remaining 3 qualifying matches.

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The Flat Mountain Mechanics were named Most Impressive Rookie by the Hot Team #67.

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We also received a Cliffhanger Award from Team #68, the Truck Town Thunder.

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We waited through the final qualifying matches and found ourselves seeded 14th of the 40 teams competing.

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During the alliance selection process for the elimination rounds, the Flat Mountain Mechanics were named captain of Alliance Team 8. We selected two other teams to join us in the quarterfinals.

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One more bumper change was necessary.

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[photo credit Daniel Ernst]

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[photo credit Daniel Ernst]

In the end, Saturday’s flawless performances were not enough to beat Alliance Team 1, and the Flat Mountain Mechanics lost in the quarterfinals.

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However, the Flat Mountain Mechanics still earned the District Highest Rookie Seed Award, as we had for the Kettering University District Competition!

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Sorry about the blurry photo. Appropriate camera settings elude me.

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Team #4819 was also given the Troy District Rookie Inspiration Award!

3.30.13

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After the scores were tallied for all 11 of Michigan’s district competitions for the 2013 season, Team #4819 was ranked the Highest Rookie of all Michigan teams!

Congratulations,

Flat Mountain Mechanics,

on such a successful rookie season!

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