What we're all about

Breaker bots ca regional 0059
We're a High School robotics team from Pacific Grove, CA. We love to build robots and compete in regional FIRST competitions. For 2017, we built a 120lb. robot called "Archer" that was able to move fast, collect gears, and place them correctly on a peg. At the end of each match, Archer then had to climb a 3 foot rope and hang on.

Archer did this so well and so reliably that we qualified to attend the World Championships in Houston, TX where we came in 4th in our division. With almost 4500 teams competing in the same competition, this puts us in the top 1% of teams worldwide!

In the fall, we are going to three more competitions with Archer and prepare for next year's competition that starts in January. 

We're looking for donations to help us with the expenses so that we can represent Pacific Grove and compete against the best teams.
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  • Grace Oliver
  • Roby Hyde
  • Zeus Marquez
  • Zac Staples
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  • Henry Loh
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  • Tanya von Giese
  • Luca Lauritzen
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  • Birk Kurre
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  • Mika Gordon
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  • Seth Knoop
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  • Parker Staples
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  • Mariam Esber
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  • Lilli Rose
  • Carlos Michel-Luhrs
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  • Michaela Keller
  • Hayden Staples
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  • Mike Paff
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  • Isaac Rubin
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  • Allison Hunt
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  • Tyler Smithtro
  • Brennen Rhoades
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  • Eric Cuellar
  • Oscar Scholin
  • Zaynab Wafa
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  • Gavin James
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  • Geyson Staples
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  • Vanessa Barragan
$39,194 Raised since October 23, 2014

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What we're up to

  • The Bilyeu Family donated "Way to go BreakerBots!!! ❤️💛"
  • Jane Okuma and Chris Gordon donated "What an exciting Program! Go BreakerBots!"
  • Lyons Family donated "All our best to Luca and the BreakerBots! We'll see you in Houston!" - via Luca Lauritzen
  • Richard Scalettar donated "Grrrizzly (part II)" - via Henry Loh
  • Eugene Loh donated "(Grrrizzly part 1.) Nice job in Houston. Next level up will be demanding!" - via Henry Loh
  • Michael Taormina donated - via Zeus Marquez
  • Elsa Bailon donated "Good luck to your team!!!" - via Zeus Marquez
  • KH&RH donated "Congrats on making it to Nationals!! Go BreakerBots!! :-) "
  • Sara and Bill Morgan on behalf of Houston Center for Contemporay Craft donated "Good luck!!!" - via Zac Staples
  • Noreen Nance donated "Best of luck Bot's, "
  • Roby leveled up to Elite Platinum status by capturing $250 in donations for the club.

  • Roby became an Elite Gold Funrdaiser by closing the deal with 10 club donors.

  • Nathan & Terry Piotrkowski donated "Best of Luck!"
  • Martha Hyde donated "Go Breaker Bots!!" - via Roby Hyde
  • Carol and Sal Ferrantelli donated "Keep up the great work!"
  • Anne Hyde and Bryan Gilson donated "Way to go!! " - via Roby Hyde
  • David Schwab donated - via Zac Staples
  • Marlow Mercedes-Werks donated "Great work BreakerBots!! Good luck in Houston. From all your friends at Mercedes-Werks." - via Gavin James
  • Gaudette Family donated "Congrats on qualifying for Houston. Good luck!" - via Hayden Staples
  • Gordon Hyde donated "Proud of you" - via Roby Hyde
  • david keller donated "Best luck to your team!! Grandpa Dave, Carol and Bentley" - via Michaela Keller
  • Diana Godwin donated
  • Jennifer Kaaoush donated "Go team! " - via Gavin James
  • Tim and Maureen Kitting donated "Great to see the BreakerBots having fun and doing so well. Keep up the good work!" - via Henry Loh
  • Ethel Achanzar donated "So proud of you, Zeus! Good luck and more power to your team!" - via Zeus Marquez
  • Jennifer Rhatigan donated "Great job at the Central Valley Regional, and good luck in Houston!" - via Carlos Michel-Luhrs
  • Joyce Hamza donated "Best of luck! " - via Carlos Michel-Luhrs
  • T. Loh donated "These BreakerBots otter win in Houston! (... sorry for the pun)." - via Henry Loh
  • Richard Scalettar donated "Henry- The Scalettars are proud of you and your team!" - via Henry Loh
  • Central Valley Regional

    The team competed against 47 teams at Madera and we made it into the playoffs as the 8th seed alliance captain. We added team 4276 from Huntington Beach and team 4255 from Monterey to our alliance. Together, we knocked off the top seeded alliance and fought our way to the finals. We were stopped by the winning alliance lead by the Citrus Circuits from Davis, CA. Our performance earned us a wildcard slot to the World Championships in Houston, TX in April Go BreakerBots!

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