Kettering Kickoff Results From September 16-17

The 17th Annual Kettering Kickoff took place on September 16-17 in the Connie and Jim John Recreation Center on campus.

The 17th annual Kettering Kickoff event is an annual contest that matches the robots from last year’s FIRST Robotics season with this year’s high school teams. Kettering University has been the proud host of this competition since 1999. This year’s Kettering Kickoff hosted 48 teams on campus.


1st place teams:
Team 33 - Killer Bees from Notre Dame Prep in Pontiac
Team 314 - Big Mo from Carman Ainsworth High School in Flint
Team 2137 - T.O.R.C. from Oxford High School
2nd place teams:
Team 226 - Hammerheads from Troy & Troy Athens High Schools
Team 4362 - GEMS from Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy in Brighton
Team 5114 - Titanium Tigers from Fenton High School in Fenton
Safety Award
Team 70 - More Martians from Goodrich High School in Goodrich 
Spirit of FIRST Award
Team 51 - The Wings of FIRE from International Tech Academy & Pontiac Schools 
Best Robot Design Award
Team 67 - H.O.T. (Heros of Tomorow) from Huron Valley Schools in Highland
Other awards: 
# 1 Seed
Team 67 - H.O.T. (Heros of Tomorrow) from Huron valley Schools in Highland
Top Score of the day for qualification matches
Team 27 - RUSH from Clarkston High School
Team 33- Killer Bees from Notre Dame Prep in Pontiac
Team 2604 - METAL & SOUL from Capac High School

Below is a complete list of teams who participated in Kettering Kickoff XVII:

Team Number High School Team Name
27 Clarkston High School Team RUSH
33 Notre Dame Preparatory Killer Bees
51 Pontiac Schools The Wings of Fire
67 Huron Valley Schools Heroes of Tomorrow HOT
70 Goodrich High School More Martians
74 Holland High School Team CHOAS
107 Holland Christian Team R.O.B.O.T.I.C.S
217 Utica Community Schools MST The ThunderChickens
226 Troy HS and Athens HS Hammerheads
245 Rochester Adams HS Adambots
302 Lake Orion High School Dragons
314 Carman-Ainsworth High School Megatron Oracles
322 TEAM F.I.R.E. Flint Community, Mott Middle College
494 Goodrich High School Martians
548 Northville High School Robostangs
862 Plymouth Canton Educational Park Lightning Robotics
894 Powers Catholic HS Powers Chargers
1243 Swartz Creek High School Swartz Creek Dragons
1322 Fenton Community Team The G.R.A.Y.T. Leviathons
1506 Kettering University Metal Muscle
1684 Lapeer High School The Chimeras
1701 University of Detroit Jesuit High School Robocubs
2054 Hopkins HS Tech Vikes
2137 Oxford High School TORC
2145 Lake Fenton HAZMATs
2337 Grand Blanc High School EngiNERDS
2604 Capac Community Schools Metal & Soul
2832 Livonia Public School The Livonia Warriors
2834 Bloomfield Hills High School Bionic Black Hawks
2960 Seaholm/Groves High School Automation Nation
3175 Knight Vision University Liggett
3322 Skyline High School Eagle Imperium
3534 Davison High School House of Cards
3547 Community Team VIRUS
3656 Dexter High School Dexter Dreadbots
4362 Charyl Stockwell Preparatory School Gems
4779 Cardinal Mooney Catholic Robosapiens
4961 Almont High School Shock and Awe-sum
5053 Our Lady of the Lakes Laker Robotics
5067 Rudolf Steiner School The Steiner Steel Storm
5090 Trenton High School TorqueNados
5114 Fenton High School Titanium Tigers
5150 Kearsley High School Hybrid Hornets
5436 Rochester Stoney Creek HS CyberCats
5460   Strike Zone
5502 Jonesville HS The Cobrots
5612 Bentley High School Robo Raptors
5660 Atherton High School Atherton Robotics Team

Registration for Kettering Kickoff is now closed.

For more information about Kettering Kickoff XVII, please contact Bob Nichols at (810) 762-9828,

Written By Pardeep Toor | Contact: Pardeep Toor - - (810) 762-9369