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The last day of the event took its course over eight hours, while we were there to cover all of it, here we have trimmed out all of the excess and timeouts, now includes local area teams interviews, qualification highlights, the complete playoff, district final, and the award ceremony. We added extra camera angles and other improvements, also where you can see the faces of every award recipients.

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is an international high school robotics competition. Each year, teams of high school students, coaches, and mentors work during a six-week period to build robots capable of competing in that year's game. Robots complete tasks such as scoring balls into goals, placing inner tubes onto racks, hanging on bars, and balancing robots on balance beams. This year's mission is called Rapid React.

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There are 25 FIRST in Michigan district events this year. Each Michigan team can pick whichever event they would like to participate in, despite the geographical distance. The Muskegon Event took place on March 19th, 2022, hosted by M.A.R.S Rover 4004 at Orchard View High School. There were 38 teams from all over the state to compete for the district title, local area teams participated in this event were the 2405 Techo Trojans (Fruitport), 3572 Wavelength (Mona Shores), 4004 M.A.R.S. Rovers (Muskegon Area), 4337 Red Devil Robotics (Holton), 4956 RoboSharks (Whitelake Area), 5255 Robotic Tigers (Muskegon Heights), 7810 Eagle Robotics (Oakridge), 8285 Ravenna Bulldogs Robotics, and 3546 Buc’N’Gears (Grand Haven). Other teams came as far as South Haven, Petoskey and Bay City.

Quick summary of the playoff. The 4004 M.A.R.S. Rover (Muskegon Area) and 4966 Robosharks (Whitelake Area) went into the quarterfinals. While the 2405 Techno Trojans (Fruitport), 3546 Wavelength (Mona Shores), and 3546 Buc’N’Gears (Grand Haven) went all the way into the the Finals to battle against 2075 Enigma Robotics (West Catholic, Grand Rapids), 3357 Comets (Forest Hills, Grand Rapids) and 6128 M.O.T.O.R (More than our robot) of Hart.

The Muskegon Event awards recipients are:

  • District Chairman's Award     3618 Petoskey Paladins Petoskey High School
  • District Engineering Inspiration Award    4855 Ramageddon Lc Mohr High School
  • District Event Winner     3357 COMET Forest Hills School District
  • District Event Winner     2075  Enigma Robotics West Catholic High School   
  • District Event Winner     6128  M.O.T.O.R (More Than Our Robot) Hart High School
  • District Event Finalist     3546  Buc'n'Gears Grand Haven High School   
  • District Event Finalist     3572  Wavelength Mona Shores Senior High School   
  • District Event Finalist     2405  Techno Trojan Fruitport High School   
  • Industrial Design Award     3767  Titans Traverse City West Sr High School
  • Judges' Award     858 Demons Wyoming High School
  • Entrepreneurship Award     7160 Ludington O-Bots Ludington High School
  • Team Spirit Award     4956  RoboSharks Whitehall High School
  • Excellence in Engineering Award     7054 SC Sailors South Christian High School
  • Gracious Professionalism Award     2405  Techno Trojan Fruitport High School
  • Creativity Award  3572   Wavelength Mona Shores Senior High School
  • Quality Award     3546   Buc'n'Gears Grand Haven High School
  • Innovation in Control Award     3357 COMETS Forest Hills School District
  • Autonomous Award    2075 Enigma Robotics West Catholic High School
  • Imagery Award in honour of Jack Kamen     3603 Cyber Coyotes Reed City High School


Visit the different teams or school’s websites to find out how you can get in touch, support and cheer on your local robotic students.

2405 Techo Trojans (Fruitport), https://www.fruitportrobotics.org/

3572 Wavelength (Mona Shores), https://www.monashores.net

4004 M.A.R.S. Rovers (Muskegon Area), http://www.team4004.com/

4337 Red Devil Robotics (Holton), https://holtonrobotics.org/

4956 RoboSharks (Whitelake Area), https://whitelakerobotics.org/

5255 Robotic Tigers (Muskegon Heights), https://www.mhtigers.org/

7810 Eagle Robotics (Oakridge), https://oakridgeschools.org/

8285 Ravenna Bulldogs Robotics (Ravenna), https://www.ravennaschools.org/

3546 Buc’N’Gears (Grand Haven), http://www.bucngears.com/