Thanks to our many friends

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CODE wins Three
2005 FLL World Festival Awards

Third Place Trophy - Innovative Solution

For the Research Project (VibraEar)

Honorable Mention - Robot Innovative Design

Based on robot mechanical design, programming and technical presentation

Certificate - Gracious Professionalism

For displaying exemplary behaviors as voted by other teams

2004 State of Illinois

Director's Award Winners

FIRST Lego League Robotics Competition

On January 22, 2005, after months of designing, building, programming and testing, the CODE team won the Illinois State competition giving them first place out of 170 teams.

They have just returned from representing Illinois in
the FIRST LEGO League International Competition
in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia
where they placed 10th of 74 teams and won three awards.

This event will included 74 teams from 20 different countries.

Their robot placed 17th in performance with a top score of 355

Thanks to our many friends and sponsors.

The team had to perform well in four areas of competition

Robot Performance
The robot must successfully complete 9 missions

Technical Presentation
The team must describe their hardware and software design and innovation in a five minute presentation

Research Presentation
The team must do research on the use of technology to aid the handicapped and present a five minute presentation of their ideas

The team is observed throughout and interviewed to assess their level of teamwork
both within their own team and towards other teams in the competition.

You can see the Robot in action at the State Competition on one of the movies at the left