FIRST POWER UP Offseason Competition Recap

Chill Out competed at two offseason competitions at the end of 2018: Peak Performance, hosted by Team 5803 Apex Robotics; and Girls’ Generation, hosted by Team 2046 Bear Metal. Thanks for a great end to FIRST POWER UP! Peak Performance At Peak Performance, Chill Out made it to quarterfinals, allied with team 2557 SOTAbots and […]

Freezy Drive System

For the 2017 season, Chill Out worked on a modified control system, “Freezy Drive”. This system combines driver control, robot technology, and software to create professional, industry-standard control. Check out our Freezy Drive manual for more information here!

Glacier Peak District Competition Update!

This last weekend, Chill Out 1778 traveled to Glacier Peak High School to compete with 39 other teams. During 80 qualification matches, Chill Out managed to hold a place in the rankings around 10th place for a majority of the matches. At one point, Chill Out dipped down to 39th place! But after losing 3 […]

Mount Vernon District Competition Update!

This last weekend, Chill Out 1778 traveled to Mount Vernon High School to compete with 27 other teams. During 53 qualification matches, Chill Out managed to hold 1st place in the rankings for a majority of the matches. A winning streak was started for the first 6 matches, with Chill Out going 6-0. However, in […]

Glacier Peak Competition

Ready to see more of Chill Out’s Polar Express? These competitions are like high school football games, but with about thirty to forty schools and with robots! Come visit us in the pits, ask questions about our robot, and then watch it compete on the field while the entire cheers it on! The first competition […]

BOOSTER ALERT: Chill Out!

Help send Chill Out to the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney and Worlds Championship in Houston! For the 2017 season, Chill Out aims to compete at the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney, Washington. 64 teams from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska will compete for a chance to be one of 39 teams advancing to the Worlds […]

BOOSTER ALERT: Eat, Sleep, Robots, Repeat!

Help send Chill Out to the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney and Worlds Championship in Houston! For the 2017 season, Chill Out aims to compete at the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney, Washington. 64 teams from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska will compete for a chance to be one of 39 teams advancing to the Worlds […]

Fabrication and…lost packages?

As Chill Out begins to crack down on a final design, we’ve started building more detailed and “final” CAD designs. These designs are leading the fabrication of prototypes for each subsystem. Soon, the team hopes to have the prototypes being re-worked and remade as final designs to go onto the final robot. However, as weather […]

Prototype Updates

As school starts back up after a long weekend, students still are determined to work harder than ever to build a successful robot. Each subgroup works together to prototype different subsystems for complete testing later this week. Nat, one of our senior members, hones in her skills on Autodesk Inventor, our CAD program of choice […]

Build Season Day #7

Today has been the first Saturday 10-4 practice! We’ve started prototyping, splitting up into groups of 2-3 to work on chassis CAD models, vision targeting work, shooter design, gear collector, ball collector, climber, and hopper conveyor. For the next week, groups will be providing proof of concept prototypes to show the team. Some designs for […]