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Heartland BEST 2011 Results

Posted by Sean Shenold on Sunday, October 30, 2011,
Just returned from the 2011 Heartland BEST competition in Alva, OK.  Team Phoenix made it into the semi-finals, into the Elite Eight, and ended up placing 6th overall.  Things have been absolutely insane over the past week, far too much to cover at this time, having had just about 3 hours sleep in the last two days, so full details will have to wait until later.  Suffice it to say that Team Phoenix has pulled off yet another amazing example of drive and determination, and did fantastically we...
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Quick Update Oct. 4, 2011

Posted by Sean Shenold on Tuesday, October 4, 2011,
We managed to get the drive base from last year's BEST robot operational, and are able to use it to practice driving.  The ability to accurately and quickly get the robot to where it needs to be to accomplish what needs to be done, is critical to success in any competition.

Here's a couple of links to YouTube videos of our member practicing driving:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQWnUGVZYOs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtvDMrt18gA
    
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