Bay State Brawl 2017


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.
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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)

Awards


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.

Team Registration


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 at bsb@team4048.org

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

Consent/Release Documents


Please turn in a signed consent/release document for each person attending Bay State Brawl (students and mentors).

For participant under 18
For participant 18 or over

(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
Load-out/Teardown

Food Information


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 bsb@team4048.org for more information.

Activities For All Ages


Prior Year Bay State Brawl


2016 Stronghold

Aim high, land softly.
Westborough High School - Robotics
90 West Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581
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