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Driving FIRST Forward!

Driving FIRST Forward is a program, started by Code Red Robotics, with the goal of creating a “FIRST in Michigan” Cause License Plate. In order to add a new Cause Plate to the registry, we need to ensure the State Government that we will sell 2500 within 24 months. Cause plates add $35 to the […]

This Year’s Game: Ultimate Ascent

Ultimate Ascent is played by two alliances of three robots, on each side of the field. In autonomous mode, the robots shoot frisbees at different slots to score points. Since the robots are working on their own at this point, the amount of points scored in autonomous are raised. After autonomous mode, the drivers step […]

FIRST Green E-Watt Saver LED Light Bulb

FIRST, through sponsorship from Google, has provided a very cool, 60 watt energy energy saving LED light bulb. Buy one from Code Red Robotics for $20 and help support out team. Go here for more info about the awesome FIRST Green E-Watt Saver! Contact ewatt@coderedrobotics.com or stop in at the Wyoming Chamber of Commerce!

FRC 2013 Season

The new season for FIRST Robotics Competition is here!! The Game this year is called Ultimate Ascent! Robots will aim and shoot frisbees at slot at the end of the playing field, with pyramids to score at in the middle of the field for bonus points. For the end game, robot get extra points for […]

Build Season is coming soon!

It’s almost that time of year again! In a matter of weeks our high school team will be attending the FIRST Robotics Competition Season Kickoff at Grand Valley State University on January 5! After that, it’ll be straight to work with meetings every weekday and possibly Saturdays. Enjoy the break while it lasts; it’s going […]

PTC Workshop 2012

October 27, 2012, Code Red helped host a CAD seminar at the Haworth Corporation using products from PTC such as Creo and Mathcad. We learned a lot about using CAD and other software, as well as developing ideas to solve engineering problems. Major thanks to both PTC and Haworth!

West Michigan Robotics Invitational 2012

Saturday, October 20, Code Red headed to the West Michigan Robotics Invitational!  The team had a lot of fun cheering, dancing and rooting on our robot. Sadly, it attempted a flip off the end of the balancing platform, but it shouldn’t be too hard to fix. It was a great last game of Rebound Rumble! […]

Code Red’s 2011-2012 Season is done

After the World Championship at St. Louis, the official Robotic’s season for 2011-2012 is finished. However, we, Code Red, are not finished. We have a ton of fun and exciting events planned for the summer, along with the traditional Summer Camp! The planned events and dates along with times for those events can be found here. […]

Code Red Competes at Niles

After several days of intense competition Code Red managed to pull through in 18th place at Niles, out of 41 teams! Although we didn’t make the elimination rounds Code Red still earned the Team Spirit award, for our “enthusiastic support of FIRST and gracious professionalism”. Also, we had an FTC demonstration field set-up at the event and […]

Code Red Competes at Grand Valley State University

On March 15 and 16, the team went to Grand Valley for our second district competition. With a new and improved robot, we did great! We even managed to balance our bot on the bridge–more than once! We were also presented the Inspiration in Engineering award for our help in starting FIRST Tech Challenge for Middle Schoolers […]