Robo Rodeo at the Tennessee Valley Fair, Sep 15-17

CONGRATS to the Blue Alliance of Teams 2393, 4630, and 3966

The First “FIRST” Off-Season FRC competition in Tennessee is held at the Tennessee Valley Fair in Knoxville. The Tennessee Valley Fair organization opens the Jacob Building to 12 FRC teams and is a big success. The three match final scores were 235 to 231 (Blue wins), 307 to 210 (Red wins), and 305 to 255 (Blue wins).

Click here for a video clip and additional details of the event of the rubber match between the winning Blue Alliance and the Red Alliance.

2017 Smoky Mtns Regional Challenge Recap

The 2017 Smoky Mountains Regional was a thriller! The matches were incredible and the playoffs were amazing. Here is the winning alliance of Team 48 – Delphi E.L.I.T.E, Team 3140 – Flagship, and Team 744 – Shark Attack. See the full list of awards here. Congratulations to all who competed!

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