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Team 1591 competed in a total of 3 competitions this past season, Finger Lake Regional, Greater Pittsburgh Regional, and the FIRST Championship.
Finger Lake Regional - The Finger Lake Regional took place at Rochester Institute of Technology. We ended with a record of 8-1 after the qualification matches, we invited Team 3015, Team 3003, and Team 6868 to join our Alliance (Alliance 1). Alliance 1 was undefeated and won the blue banner. Not only that, our head coach Maressa Ranalletti was awarded the Woodie Flower Award.
Greater Pittsburgh Regional - The Greater Pittsburgh Regional took place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Team 1591's record was 8-2 after the qualification matches. We were invited to join Alliance 1 with Team 930 and Team 2656. Our alliance won the blue banner without a single loss in play-off matches.
FIRST Championship-Houston, TX - FIRST Championship took place at the George R. Brown Convention Center. After a rough 0-4 start, we were able to bounce back and finished our qualification matches with a record of 5-4-1. Team 1591 was invited to join Alliance 7 with Team 3539, Team 4481, and Team 2714. Alliance 7 finished our play-off journey in the semi-finals with a record of 2-2 in the playoff round.
FIRST Championship - Final Results
Team 1591 competed in the Galileo Division at the FIRST Championship from April 20th - 22nd in Houston TX. We ended our run to the finals in the Semi-Finals round with an Alliance of teams from Michigan, Texas and the Netherlands. This was a true international Alliance of high school students coming together as one team, to compete for one goal. An experience the team would not have had without the help of the Greece Central School District.
The Gladiators finished the season ranked 1st in NY out of 141 teams, 36th in the US out of 2,687 teams, and 40th in the out of 3,294 teams.
The Gladiators are truly appreciative of the help and support of the Greece Central School District, the entire Greece community, all of our sponsors, teachers, parents, and everyone who showed our students positive reinforcement for the accomplishments these students earned with their hard work and dedication this year, and every year leading up to this peak of success.
Watch us at the FIRST Championship
Team 1591 will compete in the Galileo Division at the FIRST Championship on April 20th - 22nd in Houston TX. Be sure to watch our qualifying rounds on Twitch:
Once the schedule is posted for Houston, we will post our match times here!
Greater Pittsburgh Regional
The Greece Gladiators competed at the Greater Pittsburgh Regional Competition and took First place. We did amazing with a record of 8-2 in qualification matches.
We were invited to join Alliance 1 alongside Team 930 and Team 2656.
We were undefeated in our playoff matches and took home a Blue Banner.
Finger Lake Regional
We competed at the Finger Lake Regional which took place at RIT. Greece Gladiators performed exceptionably well with a record of 8-1 in the qualification matches. As the 1st place ranked team and captain of Alliance 1, we invited Team 3015, Team 3003 and Team 6868 to join our Alliance. We were undefeated in our playoff matches and won the blue banner.
Our head coach, Maressa Ranalletti was awarded the Woodie Flower Finalist Award (This is an award for a mentor/coach who did an outstanding job of motivation through communication while also challenging the students to be clear and succinct in their communications)
2023 FRC Kickoff
This year's First Robotics kickoff will be on January 7, 2023.
Our team will be viewing the kickoff at Arcadia High School to learn about the new game for this year and celebrate the beginning of the new Robotics year. During this event, we will get our first look at what our robot needs to accomplish, including seeing the new field for this year's game and being able to read the game manual/rule-book.
If you would like to watch along with us, tune in to the Kickoff Celebration Broadcast, Saturday, January 7, 2023 | 10:00 am - 12:00 p.m. ET.
On February 11, 2023 , we will hold a bottle drive at Odyssey Academy. We are partnered with Ridge NickelBack Bottle and Can Return
They will bring a trailer for us to fill, so we need your support with any bottles you may have, we want.
We successfully raised $650 for our bottle drive
Rah Cha Cha Ruckus
The Rah Cha Cha Ruckus is an annual off-season event, produced by Team 1511, Rolling Thunder, from Penfield High School.
We were picked into alliance 5, our alliance partners were teams 340 and 1241, Together we reached the Semi-finals.
A huge thanks to Rolling Thunder for putting on this amazing event, and our alliance partners, teams 340 and 1241.
You can view our results here.