2016 Robot - Pathfinder

Team 5254:HYPE  had an incredible 3rd year of competition - qualified for the World Championships for the second year in row.  

At the Tech Valley Regional held at RPI the team finished ranked #2 and won the Industrial Design Award, which “celebrates form and function in an efficiently designed machine that effectively achieves the game design challenge.”

At the Finger Lakes Regional competition held at RIT the team finished ranked #1 and won the Quality Award, which "celebrates machine robustness in concept and fabrication."

Competition History

Tech Valley Regional

Finalist- #2 seed

Industrial Design Award Winner 

Finger Lakes Regional

 Semi-Finalist - #1 seed

Quality Award Winner

World Championship

Hopper Subdivision Finalist

Indiana Robotics Invitational

Semi-Finalist - # 22 seed

View full season stats on The Blue Alliance


Robot Abilities

  • Fast and maneuverable 2-speed drivetrain capable of flying over any terrain with ease
  • Pneumatically actuated intake designed for fast and efficient ball-capture at any front angle
  • Actuating flywheel shooter arm with vision tracking for accurate high-goal shooting power
  • Double tomahawk actuator arms for easy CDF and portcullis crossing
  • Capable of crossing the low bar, bumps, and CDF and then scoring in the high or low goal during auto
  • Can fly (sorta)