2015 USFirst Championships Day 1 of Competition

On the first day we got off to a slow start.  In our first match we were missing an alliance partner and did not score well.  So we’ve spent the whole day trying to catch up.

Getting ready to play.

Getting ready to play.

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Stacking three coopertition totes.

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Going for a Garbage Can Stack

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And failing. Oops.

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Eventually we stacked a can.

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We ended the day way behind.

We ended the day way behind leaving lots of room for improvement.  It was time to see get lunch and see some sights.  

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Admiring Dean Kamen’s Handiwork.

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Checking out some toys.

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And trying to break stuff like 3M’s new tape.

Then on to opening ceremonies.

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Opening Ceremonies

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An impressive set of men. Donald Bossi, Woody Flowers, and Dean Kamen

That’s all for tonight.  Time to make certain our students are in for the night.  Hopefully will have time to update Day 2 early tomorrow morning.  (Hint we have significantly improved our position today).

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