Pacific Northwest Championships in Cheney, WA, April 6-8, 2017
The team left on Wednesday of Spring Break and drove to Cheney with our awesome bus driver Kelly. We passed inspection and set up our pit Wednesday night, and qualification matches started Thursday afternoon. Blue Thunder put in a valiant effort and ended up ranking as the #34 robot out of 64. Unfortunately, we were not selected for elimination rounds but enjoyed cheering on other teams.

Lake Oswego, March 31-April 1, 2017
We were the #11 ranked robot in Lake Oswego, and won the Industrial Design Award.  We were selected by the #3 team 5450 (SHREC) and 6465 (Decipher) but lost in quarterfinals.

Oregon City, March 24-25, 2017
We were the #6 robot at the competition in Oregon City. We won the Safety Award and the Excellence in Engineering Award. Watch the Semifinal Match 1 below where we joined Team 955 - CV Robotics and Team 5085 - LakerBots to face off against Team 1425 - Error Code Xero, Team 4488 - Shockwave, and Team 6445 - CTEC Robotics. We also had lots of volunteers helping out.

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Wilsonville, March 10-11, 2017
We started out the season at the Wilsonville competition where we won the Spirit Award and were on the #8 Alliance.