Come Enjoy The Fun - October 21, 2017
Come join the
fun at Westborough High School in Westborough, Massachusetts. We are centrally located in Massachusetts
near the junction of I-90 (Mass Turnpike) and I-495; easily accessible from all directions.
Refer to this map for load-in and parking details.
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Train New Drivers For The Upcoming Season
Competing can be a daunting task, especially
for new and younger students.
Our goal is to entice new students to participate on the field of play.
Use this opportunity to get your hands dirty and your adrenaline pumping.
Drive, Crash, Repeat!
SteamWorks Rule Tweaks
Our SteamWorks game comes with the following twists:
A box of "fuel" will be located on the airship at the start of the match. During the end-game
climbing period, pilots are allowed to score these into the boiler by throwing or tossing.
The value per fuel unit is the same as if the robot had delivered them.
If matches are played 2 x 2 (instead of the usual 3 x 3), the gear chain that requires 4 gears to turn
will be prepopulated with the 4 necessary gears. Pilots still have to turn the crank to register the
points. In a normal match, it takes 13 gears (1 + 2 + 4 + 6 = 13) to get all rotors turning which is
an average of 4 gears per robot (13 - 1 free gear = 12, divided by 3 robots = 4). By pre-filling 4 gears,
we keep the level of difficulty the same (13 gears - 5 free gears = 8, divided by 2 robots = 4)
We will be awarding the following awards:
Voted by the Teams - Driver's Ed Award. This award is given to the drive team that is
most professional, both on and off the field of play. The winning team exemplifies the qualities
of gracious professionalism in their interactions with their alliance partners, their
opponents, and one another.
Voted by the Teams - Aficionado Award. This award is given to the team that incorporated
the Halloween theme the most into their presentation for the day, from their outfits to
their pit to even their robot.
Voted by Judges - Best Pitcher Award. This award is given to the team that best presents a
feature of their robot. The winning team demonstrates extensive knowledge of the feature
while presenting in an engaging manner that captures the judges' attention.
Voted by Judges - Robo-Ohana Award. This award is given to the team that has the most chemistry
between their team-members. The winning team is not just a team; it is a family that goes
out of their way to make all team members feel accepted and loved.
CLICK HERE FOR TEAM SIGN UP!
You can also register by sending email
to the address below with your team name/number. We will get back to you promptly.
Have a question? Contact us
Team fee - $150. Please
include your team number on your check.
CLICK HERE FOR TEAM SIGN UP!
Currently Registered Teams
78 - AIR STRIKE
157 - AZTECHS
178 - The 2nd Law Enforcers
663 - Robonauts
1100 - T-Hawks
1721 - Tidal Force
1735 - Green Reapers
2523 - Tech Storm
2713 - iRaiders
2877 - Ligerbots
3236 - Tri-Force
3555 - Aluminati
4048 - Redshift
5962 - perSEVERE
6328 - Mechanical Advantage
Please turn in a signed consent/release document for each person attending Bay State Brawl (students and mentors).
(Rough) Competition Day Schedule
Here is our estimated schedule for competition day.
7:30am Load-in begins
8:20am Driver's meeting
8:30am Opening ceremonies
8:45am - 12:00pm Qualification Matches
11:00am - 1:00pm Activities tables for youngers viewers
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch & Frisbee (weather permitting)
1pm - 3pm Playoffs & Awards
We recommend bringing money for
food and drinks. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase.
Please let us know of any food allergies.
Feel free to contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Activities For All Ages
- There will be STEM activities for younger students.
- More details to follow.
Prior Year Bay State Brawl