On Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Casa Grande Union High School, Arizona, the North Pointe Robotics team competed in their first competition of the season. In addition, to the 5 High School robot groups, 4 Junior High groups attended the meet as well to be mentored.
They are showing a great start of the season reaching semifinals with team 6064E with Andrew Wells, Jacob De La Fuente, Jacob Cauthren, Gabriel Aguirre and Samuel Barber, and team 6064 with Joanna , Vargas, Alexis Limon, Jose Aquino, and Angelica Bosquez.
The tournament was described as a very intense competition because it is one of the biggest of the year and winning qualified the teams for state. 41 teams competed in 62 matches in a round robin format. North Pointe Robotics team competed with a total of 9 robots, where each robot competed on 6 separate occasions. At the conclusion of the competition the top 8 scoring robots were allowed to pick 2 robots for their alliance from the next 16 top scoring robots. Three of our nine robots made alliances, reaching 4th , 7th, and 8th place in the tournament.