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Choate Robotics Alliance Wins in Off-Season Event

On June 5th, Choate Robotics Team 7407 won the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Battle Cry, an off-season FIRST® Robotics Competition. Their robot, BoDi, took home the win with their alliance.

Twelve members of the Choate Robotics team traveled to Worcester Polytechnic Institute to compete in BattleCry@WPI, the largest off-season FRC competition in New England. This was the first opportunity for new Advanced Robotics Concentration students to experience a competition. Choate Robotics Team 7407, the Wired Boars, ranked sixth place after qualification matches and first place with their alliance in the finals. The team was chosen first in tha alliance selection, joining Team 2168 Aluminum Falcons and eventually 3182 Athena's Warriors and 2265 Fe Maidens. The alliance won the championship round with an event high score. Winning the tournament brought the team’s 2022 season cumulative record to 56-12-1.

The robotics team did more than win the tournament this June. In addition to enjoying all of the competition and camaraderie, the team encouraged other participants and guests at the event to support and celebrate Pride. Choate Robotics is raising funds for Save Our Sisters United, Inc, a non-profit aimed at uplifting and empowering the trans community. With the world competition taking place in Houston this year, the team chose to support this Houston TX based non-profit.