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Team members design the robot components using CAD, sketches, and by building proof of concepts.

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Team members take the design of the robot, break it into components, and build them. Once complete, the team comes together to assemble all the components into a working robot.

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Team members write software to control the components of the bot both in operator and autonomous modes.

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Each year the game and theme changes. We compete in qualifiers with the goal of earning an invite to the Michigan state championship.

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