The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest GA GENESIS Robotics team recently competed in the FIRST Peachtree District Robotics Competition! The team was selected as the First Alternate - meaning if any of the 8 teams that were chosen to participate in final championship matches had been unable to do so, the GENESIS team would have taken their place.
FIRST events consist of building a robot over six weeks that can perform complex tasks while competing against other competitor's robots. Each year, the complex tasks required change.
The robot that the GENESIS team built this year had to collect a gear, transport it to a tower, and place it on a dangling hook WHILE battling other team's robots who were trying to do the same thing! The hook had to be pulled up the tower by a team member and the gear secured before points could be earned.
Thank you to our sponsors - United Technologies, Georgia Power, Peach State Health Plan, & GE