Techno Trojans and Techno Trojans II – Upcoming Events

by Kate and Calvin Holtrop

Get ready for the Fruitport Robotics teams’ next competition events in the 2019 FIRST® Tech Challenge season, and 2020 FIRST® Robotics Competition season.


Ursa Major in competition loading the rocket. Photo by Marc Hendricks. Click to view larger image.

Techno Trojans, FRC Team 2405, 2020 season:
• January 4, 2020: season kickoff event.
• March 12 – 14, 2020: first competition of the season: Orchard View High School.

Techno Trojans II, FTC Team 11531, 2019 season:
• December 6 – 7, 2019: Allendale Middle School, Allendale.
• December 14, 2019: state championship: Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek.

Tyler Carlson of Techno Trojans II knows how important going to the state championship is to his team. “We have to go to state, and win at state,” he says. Coach Kris Cole acknowledges that this is a goal, perhaps an extreme goal, he says, but the team knows it can be attained one step at a time.