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OUR TEAMS

Through the Years

Formed in 2010, the Trinity College Engineering and Robotics Program has enabled students from Year 1 - 12 to compete in teams at all levels of the FIRST family of programs.

 
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2010 - 2011

FIRST Lego League

Team Bacon were  the first ever SA FIRST Lego League Champions.  They won the Australian Research Award for the Space Saver Spacer and the New Inventors Bright Spark Award 2011.  They qualified for the World Championships and won the Innovative Solution Award.


Trinity TNT also competed, wining the Against All Odds Award.

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SENIOR SOLUTIONS
2012 - 2013

Team BaCoN, Southern Stars and Northern Lights

We fielded three strong teams and won the Mechanical Design and Programming Awards at the State Championships.  Team BaCoN qualified for the National Championships and we were off to Sydney again.  Our Coach was named the Australian Mentor of the Year.

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FOOD FACTOR
2011 - 2012

TNT and Static Core

From eight teams in South Australia to 32 and a waiting list for the competition.  Trinity fielded two teams, Static Core and TNT, who won the Robot Game and were named Tournament Champions.  Their research project 'Hands off the Cash' became 'Hands off the Customer' and won the Research Award at the Australian Championships.

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FTC RING IT UP
2012-2013

Trinity BaCoN Banditos

Invited to try the next level of FIRST, we started an FTC team.  With only three weeks to build a robot, plan a trip to Sydney and of course, design our costumes, we were overjoyed to be awarded the 2nd Place Inspire Award.

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FTC BLOCK PARTY
2013- 2014

Trinity BaCoNeers

With fifteen determined and talented students on the team, it was no surprise to find ourselves Australian Champions and bound for the Worlds in St Louis.

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NATURE'S FURY
2013-2014

Team BaCoN, H2Lego and Nuclear

With a challenging game this season, we were so excited to win three state awards, Programming, Mechanical Design and Innovative Solution. Team BaCoN and H2Lego both qualified for Nationals.  We combined the teams to H2BaCoN and won the Jigsaw Award for the best all around team.

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FTC CASCADE EFFECT
2014-2015

Trinity BaCoNeers

What a busy season! The BaCoNeers really came of age, with two international competitions at the Asia Pacific Championships and the World Adolescent Competition in Beijing, China. We were Tournament Champions with our alliance partners, the Bears from Mexico.

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WORLD CLASS
2014-2015

BLT, Thee One BaCoN, Star BaCoN and Green Eggs and BaCoN

Four teams and a great game.  BLT were tournament Champions and won the Robot Game.  Star BaCoN won the Programming Award and Thee One BaCoN won Innovative Solution for their 3D printed pencil grip.
BLT went to Nationals with the most intricate robot we have ever built. The 'Knight Bus' attachment scored 283 points in 27 seconds.

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TRASH TREK
2015-2016

BaCoN Pancakes and People's Republic of BaCoN

We had so many incredible rookies join the FLL team this year and quickly work their way onto the competiton teams.