The mission of the Silicon Prairie Invitational is to host an enjoyable, high quality FTC robotics tournament, which brings together teams which both excel on the playing field and embody Gracious Professionalism. We want to celebrate the Block Party! season with a competition focused on the robots and game play. This tournament will give teams a chance to compete at a national style event. We expect a great group of competitive teams to attend! Request Invite
Check in will be late Friday afternoon (with a Chicago Style pizza dinner) and we will have 12 hours of tournament play on Sat. We will end the night with a great party with a Team Social (still in the planning stages... details will follow). Sunday is available for tourism in the city.
July 11-12, 2014
Registration is by invitation only. If you would like an invitation, Request invitation here. There is an event fee of $125.
There is plenty of on-site parking. Please enter the school through the Main Entrance.
Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.
We will not be making lunch arrangements for the teams. There are at least 14 restaurants in the area that will deliver to the school. There are also a number of fast food restaurants in the area.There are many restaurants nearby. According to GrubHub, there are over 140 restaurants that will deliver to CMSA.
As soon as a venue has been selected, hotel information will be made available.The nearest hotel is SUPER 8 at 7300 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626 US
Guest Wifi access will be available in the pit area. Please use judiciously.
|Count||Team #||Team Name||School / Organization||Location|
|2||39||Gingerbread Men||Cranbrook Schools||Michigan|
|3||3113||Some Disassembly Required||Boy Scout Troop 793||Maryland|
|4||3507||Robotheosis||Francis W Parker School||Illinois|
|5||4140||Fish in the Boat||Fish in the Boat Robotics||Minnesota|
|6||4211||The Bombers||John Burroughs School||Missouri|
|7||4982||Cafe Bot||Independent (SAIC, Nidec)||Missouri|
|8||5037||got robot?||Elgin Technology Center||Illinois|
|9||5202||Try to Understand||4-H and Caterpillar||Illinois|
|10||5452||Robot to the Knee||Highland Park High School||Illinois|
|11||5609||Ciberbots||Ciberbots Robotic School||Mexico|
|12||5843||AutoVortex||Romanian Association of Economic Studies||Romania|
|13||5972||Patronum Bots||East Troy School District||Wisconsin|
|14||6389||The LazyBotts||Eden Prairie Community Ed.||Minnesota|
|16||7023||HexaSonics||Allendale Robotics / Allendale Middle School||Michigan|
|17||7317||Quest Gators||Quest Charter Academy||Illinois|