History

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This year’s game required a robot that can shoot plastic balls into high and low goals, place gears to activate rotors and climb a rope to an airship control center.  Starting in January, the Rockwall-Heath students had six we...

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In the 2016 game, robots are tasked with picking up balls, traversing obstacles, and shooting the balls into goals in order to destroy the enemy alliance's tower. Team Black Hawk won both regional competions they attended and...

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In the 2015 game, robots are required to stack totes and recycle bins, and plant "litter" (pool noodles) into their recycle bins and opposing alliance's side of the field. 

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2014 was Team Black Hawk's fifth year of competition. This was the first year they did not have any members from their first year. They won their second regional and advanced to the national competition in St. Louis where they advanced to quarterfinals. In both of their offseason events, they made it to semifinals.

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2013 saw Team Black Hawk's most successful season to date, winning their second regional and advancing to division semifinals at the championship event. Team Black Hawk also won its first offseason competition as the number 1 seeded captain.

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2012 saw a lot of firsts for Team Black Hawk. 2012 marked the first time Team Black Hawk went to two regionals, got selected to the #1 seeded alliance at a regional, won an elimination match, and won a regional. 

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2011 was Team Black Hawk's first veteran year. Team Black Hawk saw growth in multiple areas and constructed an offensively competitive robot.  This was also the first year Team Black Hawk designed their robot with CAD and custom sheet metal parts. 

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2010 was the first year that Team Black Hawk competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition. It was a successful first year with the team earning the Rookie All-Star award at the Dallas regional, and earning their first bid to the World Championships.

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