October 25, 2014 -- Join us for a day of competition and fun!

Our purpose -- To provide a fun, low-cost event which allows teams to:
  • enjoy using their robots again.
  • give more students an opportunity to drive their robot.
  • expose new students (families, sponsors, etc.) to a FIRST competition.
 
Site: Zeeland West High School
        3390 100th Ave.
        Zeeland, MI 49464     (map & directions)
 
Cost: $200 if registered by Aug. 31
         $250 if registered Sept. 1 or later  
         Please contact us if your team is eager to come but 
         unable to pay.  Some scholarship assistance is
        available.
 
 
        Your registration fee includes 10 free WMRI T-shirts.
         Note: if you register and pay before Aug. 31, you may 
                 specify T-shirt sizes. 
         (After Aug.31, we'll pick an assortment of sizes for your
                  team.)
 
Saturday's Schedule:
8:30 - Opening ceremonies
9:00 - Matches begin
12:30 - Lunch
1:15 - Matches continue
2:30 - Drafting for Final Elimination Tournament
3:00 - Tournament begins
5:00 - Awards Ceremony
5:30 - Event concludes
         (Robots may be dropped off Friday evening, between 6:00 - 9:00 PM)
 
Contact us with any questions: email usfirst@zps.org

Registration is now closed for the 2014 WMRI.  Thanks for your interest, and you're welcome to join our audience, at no charge - of course.

Payment information- Make check or P.O. out to  "GVSU-WMRI"
and send to: FIRST Team 85
                   Zeeland West High School
                   3390 100th Ave
                   Zeeland MI 49464
Sponsors of the WMRI include:
Team 74 - CHAOS of Holland High School
Team 85 - BOB of Zeeland High Schools
Team 107 - TEAM Robotics of Holland Christian High School
Team 141 - WOBOT of West Ottawa High School
Team 1918 - N.C. Gears of Newaygo County
Team 2771 - Code Red of Grand River Preparatory High School

   Special thanks goes to Grand Valley State University's Padnos   School of Engineering for their support and assistance.
            
 
 
We offer plenty of competition rounds on a genuine FIRST field, roomy pits, affordable food, trophies, prizes and FUN!
 
 
Prizes that were awarded to teams at the 2013 WMRI included:
  • Two batteries
  • Battery beak
  • Every team who stayed for the awards ceremony took home a Menards gift card.

 

Ultimate Ascent
 
 
2013 Winners
 
 
Congratulations to the following teams:
 
   The Winning Alliance:
2959-Robotarians
107-Team R.O.B.O.T.I.C.S.
4004-MARS Rover
 
   Finalist Awards went to the following teams:
2054 Tech Vikes
3875-Red Storm Robotics
1243-Dragons
1506-Metal Muscle