Fruitport FRC Team

Rookie Year 2008

Season Game:                     2008 - FIRST Overdrive

Robot Name:                                                      Zero

Official play Record:                                         5-5-0

Awards:                                                             None

Brief years summary:

Team 2405, known as "Divide by Zero" at the time, started out our rookie year being mentored by Team 85 B.O.B. in Zeeland, MI.  Our first official competition as Team 2405 was the West Michigan Regional held at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI.  We had a record of 5-3 in Quals and 0-2 in the Tournament rounds.  We ended the Regional Ranked 16 out of 53.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

 
 

2009

Season Game:                                2009 - LUNACY™

Robot Name:                                                      Zero

Official play Record:                                       12-14-1

Awards:                                                             None

Brief years summary:

Lunacy was the launch of FIRST in Michigan's district model.  Divided by Zero first district competition was at Traverse City where we got selected for our first time to go on to the tournament rounds where we lost in the quarterfinals.  We also competed at the West Michigan district competition where we finished ranked 28 out of 39 teams and 84th in the state. 

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

 

2010

Season Game:                         2010 - BREAKAWAY™

Robot Name:                                                      Zero

Official play Record:                                       9-10-5

Awards:                             Industrial Safety Award

West Michigan Invite Winner

Brief years summary:

We quite literally had our Breakaway season where we returned to the two competitions that we went to the previous year and won the Industrial Safety Award at the West Michigan district.  We also competed at the West Michigan Robotics Invitational or the WMRI as an off season competition where we won the competition for the first time for our team.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2011

Season Game:                      2011 - LOGO MOTION™

Robot Name:                                                       Erin

Official play Record:                                        7-16-1

Awards:                                            Imagery Award

Industrial Safety Award

Brief years summary:

Finding our image and working out the kinks in our team foundation we returned to the West Michigan district and earned the Imagery Award. Moving on to the Niles district competition in southern Michigan where we earned the Industrial Safety Award for the second year in a row earning 19 district points ranking 153rd.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2012

Season Game:              2012 - REBOUND RUMBLE™

Robot Name:                                         The "Balller"

Official play Record:                                        9-22-1

Awards:            Gull Lake Industrial Safety Award

West Michigan Industrial Safety Award

Brief years summary:

We continued our success with safety by earning the Industrial Safety Award at both of the districts we competed in.  We also had success with our robot getting selected for the tournament rounds in both of the competitions and making it to the semifinals at the Gull Lake district and the Quarterfinals at West Michigan.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2013

Season Game:               2013 - ULTIMATE ASCENT™

Robot Name:                                                      Zero

Official play Record:                                        7-17-0

Awards:                                                             None

Brief years summary:

Ultimate Ascent was a rebuilding year for us after graduating majority of our team that had been with us for many years.  We didn't win any awards and our showings on the field were sub par.  We pushed through and started to build our new legacy.  This year opened our eyes to the importance of starting younger teams to train students before FRC.  The year of many changes!

     Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2014

Season Game:                      2014 - AERIAL ASSIST™

Robot Name:                                                      Zero

Official play Record:                                      17-20-1

Awards:              Gracious Professionalism Award

West Michigan Invite Winner

Brief years summary:

Rebuilding our team from the coaching structure to the name/logo we also helped to build a neighboring team 5255 the Robotic Tigers.  This helped us to earn the Gracious Professionalism award at the West Michigan district.  We also won the WMRI for the second time making it the second time we won a competition.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2015

Season Game:                     2015 - RECYCLE RUSH™

Robot Name:                                   The Chain Gang

Awards:                West Michigan District Winner

Creativity Award

Team Spirit Award

Brief years summary:

This game is said to be the worst game of FRC but it was the best season for the Techno Trojans so far.  With a new logo and name, we won our first blue banner for our team.  We also earned the Creativity Award at the West Michigan district and the Team Spirit Award at the Kentwood district.  The district win and the two awards qualified us for our first trip to the Michigan State Championship.

       Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2016

Season Game:             2016 - FIRST STRONGHOLD™

Robot Name:                                                  Shocky

Official play Record:                                      21-29-0

Awards:                         St. Joseph District Finalist

Imagery Award

Brief years summary:

Stronghold was another great season.  We earned the Imagery Award at the West Michigan district and were Finalists the the St. Joseph district.  This wasn't enough to qualify for the State Championships again but we did win a lottery spot to compete at the World Championships, where we ended up finishing 63rd in our division and learning how to be a championship caliber team for years to come.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2017

Season Game:           2017 - FIRST STEAMWORKS™

Robot Name:                                                 Furious

Official play Record:                                      19-24-0

Awards:                                      Team Spirit Award

District Engineering Inspiration Award

Brief years summary:

Trying to continue our success from the previous year while competing against some world Championship teams has proven tough.  With our record not matching our teams success for the year. We earned the Team Spirit Award at the St. Joseph district and the West Michigan District Engineering Inspiration Award.  Even though our robot did not earn a spot at state our team went to compete for the Engineering Inspiration at the state level.

         Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2018

Season Game:                  2018 - FIRST POWER UP™

Robot Name:                                               Thunder

Official play Record:                                     24-30-0

Awards:      Team Spirit Award at West Michigan

Team Spirit Award at Alpena

Brief years summary:

Expanding our horizons, we registered for an out of district competition for the first time in team history and traveled to Indiana.  We had a lot of bugs to work out but it helped us to get ready for our two in district competitions.  We earned the Team Spirit Award at both of the Michigan districts we attended but this was not enough to qualify for state even though we participated in every tournament round this year.

         Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2019

Season Game:        2019 - Destination: Deep Space

Robot Name:                                           Ursa Major

Official play Record:                                      27-24-2

Awards:                                            Imagery Award

Team Spirit Award | Industrial Design Award

Grand Rapids Girls Comp Winner

Brief years summary:

Continuing our expansion we went to Canada to compete against the best team out of Canada and the 2nd best team in the world in blue banners. competing against the best will help us be the best!  This was the first year for us to earn an award at every competition we attended and end with a winning record.

        Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

2020

Season Game:          2020 -  INFINITE RECHARGESM

Robot Name:                                                    TT-05

Official play Record:                                         9-9-0

Awards:               Humber College District Winner

Muskegon District Chairman's Award

 Humber College Judges' Award

Brief years summary:

Again, trying to keep up the momentum from the previous season, we returned to Canada and not only earned the Judges' Award but also went on to win the event.  After our return to the states we had a quick turn around and were preparing our robot for the Muskegon district but sadly the day before we were to load in the event got canceled due to Covid-19.  Fortunately the Chairman's teams were still judged and we were awarded with the Muskegon District Chairman's Award!

         Click on the camera to see some video from this year.  All videos are courtesy of The Blue Alliance where you can find more season info.

awards recap

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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