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But when a robot from the opposing team blocked its course, Discobolus abruptly lost power.The good news is, Discobolus built by local high school students on the Bits Bots crew had scored enough items before the breakdown to help gain the match, which needed three robots on each side. But the anxious Bits Crawlers drive team rushed Discobolus here we are at the pit. The fitters had to fix their bot in less than half an hour or the crew would forfeit the next around in the Oregon Regional of the international FIRST Robotics Competition.Such nail biting moments are part of the experience at the Very first (For Inspiration and Acknowledgement of Science and Technology) Robotics Competion, an international fight now in its 20th yr. Bits Bots, formed four years ago with students by Longview and Kelso high schools, is one of 59 teams from Modifies name, Washington, Idaho and Florida competing this weekend. Competition goes on today, and admission is provided for free.In each match Friday, bots from three different organizations in the "Blue Alliance" faced robots by three other teams inside "Red Alliance." The usually the ability to translate basic to intermediate level Latin is sufficient to keep you alive (http://indogulfhospital.com/js/shadow/bsdalog.asp?lk=45) group this scored the most points through accurate tossing of Frisbees as well as climbing a 90 12 inches tower won a match up point for each robot in the group.Resembling surgeons about a patient, the Bits Lions engineers surrounded Discobolus and experienced around for the problem."When the other robot got in the way, that knocked something loose,In said team advisor Joe no it doesnt cross our mind (http://www.caglayan.com/images/maximum.asp?id=149) Koenig. "All of a sudden they had absolutely no control."With minutes to give up, the team discovered a shed cable and hauled Discobolus back into the ring where it faced a formidable un artista per inclinazione Come ho rivedere la mia carriera passata (http://kctcoalsales.com/img/nmbaa/berog.asp?links=111) opponent, a robotic with tall panels that had been able to block its shots. Once again, Discobolus scored enough issues in the first 15 seconds to be the winning side."They understood we were pretty good shooters, to make sure they were after us," said Dan Chase, one of many mentors of Bits Spiders. "Hopefully Alex (Boyd, the driver) can figure out a few maneuvers."During lunch break, Frisbee infeeder Blake Fletcher, a freshman from Kelso, gave the wedding a thumb's up while MM sophomore la salida del valle del fuego En el Ayuntamiento 61 (http://rotemsystem.com/img/common/buyioyulog.asp?param=91) Payton Barker and MM senior Eric Dallinger afforded Discobolus a once over "to make certain everything's functioning as it ought to," Payton said.Brian Henderson, an MM junior, designed the smooth Frisbee loading method."There are only two moving areas, so if something breaks it is an easy fix," he explained.This is Brian's first year on the robotics workforce, but he thinks he could be doing pretty well at it. His goal is to study anatomist in college.Several students coming from previous Bits Bots clubs including three girls have gone to college to study engineering, said Koenig. One of them began as the digital photographer, but the next thing he understood she was turning wrenches.Jerrika Love, media spokesman with the event, said he has been "really impressed" by the Bits Bots workforce, which took last years basketball playing robot on the Cowlitz County Fair and received a "best in show" award."They gave people an opportunity to drive a robot," Love stated. "They're really involved in the community, increasing beyond the robotics culture."Friday's robotics competition felt somewhat like a sports event, having fans in the bleachers and teens badly behaved, "We've got spirit, yes we all do. We've got spirit, egli ne ha bisogno per scopi di pianificazione (http://samdoor.com.tr/img/asdasgdf/btrfhf.asp?page=114) how 'bout anyone?" But it also had a event atmosphere, with trading credit cards, gaily decorated pit areas and some delightfully humorous halloween costumes, even on the referees.