2015: Recycle Rush (Bot Name: Tote-Bot "BAE")
During January to April of 2015, Team 4533 participated in the game Recycle Rush. It involves picking up and stacking totes on scoring platforms, putting pool noodles inside recycling containers, and putting the containers on top of scoring stacks of totes. Alliances can also pool and stack their totes, dividing the field to gain additional points. Alliances that leave litter on the playing field will result in the opposing alliance to score extra points. Alliances can score extra points for cooperating with the other alliance to ensure that at leastfour yellow totes on the step. Human players can also throw noodles across the field. WAR's robot Baye, had a forklift dedign that could take up to a stack of 5-6 totes from the shupe that the human players would send down and place the totes on a platform and repeat this process to score maximum points.