Team 3405

A Whole New Level of Awesome

Team 3405, the ALChemists (previously the Golden Eagle Bots) started competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition in 2010, and won the regional championship in their rookie year. They have since been Regional finalists in the 2011, 2014, and 2015 seasons.

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The 2021 game has been announced: Infinite Recharge, a Star Wars themed 3v3 match! Look below for links to resources like the game manual, game announcement video, etc.

Build Progress

As the 2021 season progresses, our team has been continually working on improving our competition robot, "Bot Ross", to be better than ever before! Some recent build highlights include:
  1. Re-imagined power cell intake
  2. Brand new power cell shooter concept
  3. "Bot Ross" was reprogrammed in Java (last year we used Python)
  4. Brand new AI Program that tracks and hunts down power cells with a LimeLight camera
  5. Redesigned the ball indexer using fins and a VEX Robotics Limiter Switch
  6. Reconfigured the shifting system in the new Java code files
  7. Added Pneumatics Piston to lift and lower intake arm
  8. Developed ideas for assembling shooter device
  9. Prototyped shooter device assembly on Bot Ross
  10. Successfully Built and attached shooter device assembly to Bot Ross