Fall Classic 2014
Yesterday, Team 4 attended the Fall Classic, an off-season competition hosted by Team 4470, the Tigears, in Valencia High School. We ended the day at rank 10. It was a great learning experience, and a ton of fun. The Fall Classic was also great practice for our drive team, which featured some excited rookie team members. We alternated members of our drive team to give more people the fun experience, and by the end of it, everyone was happy and trained. Our scouting team got some great practice and compiled a comprehensive data list; we’d like to utilize the same scouting system at regionals. The day was a great way to show our new members how competitions work and get them excited.
We’re always happy to help out, so Team 4 members jumped at the chance to volunteer as scorekeepers for the matches, and one member even DJ’d the event. Team 4 also helped out other teams by lending tools and parts, and for one team, 3 of our members assisted with the manufacturing of their robot. We understand that things break at competition, so we were glad to help out another team in that situation.
At the end of the day, awards were announced. Team 4 is honored to have won the Judge’s Award, usually given to a team that excels at having a great presence at competition and having excellent communication skills to articulate key aspects of our robot and team.
We had a blast at Fall Classic and can’t wait to go back next year. Thank you to Team 4470 for hosting such a great offseason event!