2007 FIRST Robotics Competition season

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Rack 'n Roll
Year 2007
Season Information
Number of teams 1307[2]
Number of regionals 37[1]
Championship location Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Awards
Chairman's Award winner Team 365 - "MOE"
Woodie Flowers Award winner Dan Green
Team 111
Founder's Award winner General Motors
Champions Team 190 - Gompei and the Herd
Team 987 - High Rollers
Team 177 - BobCat Robotics

The FIRST Robotics Competition game for 2007 is Rack 'n Roll.

Championship[edit]

The 2007 Championship event was held in the Georgia Dome from April 12–14, 2007. 344[3] teams from around the globe competed in four divisions for the Championship title.

Notable events[edit]

  • Chad Hurley, cofounder of YouTube, was a guest speaker before the final matches on Einstein Field. This makes 2007 the second year in the row in which a Google employee gave a speech before the final matches. In 2006, Sergei Brin was a speaker.
  • Three of the alliances that won their division and competed on Einstein field had a former world champion in their ranks.[4][5][6] These robots were 71 for Archimedes, 330 for Curie, and 173 for Galileo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/20090418055421/http://www.usfirst.org:80/community/frc/regionalevents.aspx?id=430. Archived from the original on April 18, 2009. Retrieved April 27, 2011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "FIRST At-A-Glance". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. 
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