The Shelton robotics team, Aldernating Current 5295, is competing in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) World Championship in Houston this weekend. After the first day of competition in the Newton Subdivision, 5295 is rank 16 with a record of 6-and-4. If you have never seen a robotics competition before, here are Aldernating Current’s last three matches on Friday:
Each team competed as an alliance, which differed from match to match. Competition continues Saturday with the Quarterfinals. Aldernating Current has three matches at 7:30 AM, 7:58 AM and 8:32 AM. Watch live: https://www.twitch.tv/firstinspires_newton
Update 8:30 AM 4/22/17: 5295’s alliance in was eliminated in the quarter finals.