Awards

At every invitational, regional, and national competition, winning the game is not the only objective. Many awards are available that honor other aspects of the competition, such as team spirit and technical innovation. The following list displays every award received by Team 217 since 1999:

2014

Excellence in Engineering

Center Line District

Regional Chairman's Award

Buckeye Regional

Gracious Professionalism™

Troy District

2013

Gracious Professionalism™

Traverse City District

Engineering Inspiration Award

Troy Athens District

Team Spirit Award

Bedford District

Winner

Michigan State Championship

Curie Division Finalist

FIRST Championship

2012

Website Award

Detroit District

Motorola Quality Award

Detroit District

District Finalist

Troy Athens District

Gracious Professionalism™ Award

Troy Athens District

2011

Regional Winner

Finger Lakes Regional

Motorola Quality Award

Finger Lakes Regional

District Winner

Detroit District

Coopertition Award™

Detroit District

Motorola Quality Award

Detroit District

Coopertition Award™

Troy Athens District

Gracious Professionalism™ Award

Troy Athens District

Team Spirit Award

Michigan State Championship

Newton Division Champions

World Championship

2010

Regional Winner

Finger Lakes Regional

District Winner

Cass Tech District

Engineering Inspiration Award

Cass Tech District

District Winner

Troy Athens District

Team Spirit Award

Troy Athens District

State Finalist

Michigan State Championship

Galileo Division Finalist

World Championship

2009

Rockwell Automation Innovation in Control Award

Midwest Regional

District Winner

Cass Tech District

Chrysler Team Spirit Award

Cass Tech District

Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award

Cass Tech District

District Winner

Troy Athens District

Chairman's Award Winner

Troy Athens District

State Winner

Michigan State Championship

Chairman's Award Winner

Michigan State Championship

Curie Division Winner

World Championship

Championship Finalist

World Championship

2008

Regional Winner

St. Louis Regional

General Motors Industrial Design Award

St. Louis Regional

Regional Winner

Detroit Regional

General Motors Industrial Design Award

Detroit Regional

General Motors Industrial Design Award

Great Lakes Regional

Regional Finalist

Great Lakes Regional

Galileo Division Winner

World Championship

Championship Winner

World Championship

2007

Regional Finalist

St. Louis Regional

Chairman's Award Winner

Detroit Regional

2006

Woodie Flowers Award Winner (Ron Arscheene)

Detroit Regional

Regional Winner

Detroit Regional

Chairman's Award Winner

Detroit Regional

Xerox Creativity Award

Greater Toronto Regional

Johnson & Johnson Sportmanship Award

Greater Toronto Regional

Archimedes Division Winner

World Championship

Championship Winner

World Championship

2005

Entrepreneurship Award

Finger Lakes Regional

Johnson & Johnson Sportsmanship Award

Finger Lakes Regional

Johnson & Johnson Sportsmanship Award

Detroit Regional

Regional Winner

Detroit Regional

Archimedes Division Winner

World Championship

Woodie Flowers Award Winner (Paul Copioli)

World Championship

2004

Sportsmanship Award

Detroit Regional

Woodie Flowers Award (Paul Copioli)

Detroit Regional

Animation Award

Midwest Regional

DaimlerChrysler Team Spirit Award

Midwest Regional

2003

DaimlerChrysler Team Spirit Award

Midwest Regional

Regional Finalist

Great Lakes Regional

Imagery Award

Great Lakes Regional

Animation Honorable Mention

Great Lakes Regional

Regional Finalist

Pittsburgh Regional

DaimlerChrysler Team Spirit Award

Pittsburgh Regional

Website Award

Pittsburgh Regional

2002

Imagery Award

Kettering Kickoff

FIRST Philosophy (Sportmanship) Award

Indiana Robotics Invitational

Motorola Regional Safety Award

Midwest Regional

DaimlerChrysler Team Spirit Award

Midwest Regional

Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award

Great Lakes Regional

2001 (as Team Macomb)

Kettering Kick-off Top Dog Award

Kettering Kickoff

Johnson & Johnson Sportmanship Award

Midwest Regional

Curie Division Champion

World Championship

2000 (as Team Macomb)

Kettering Kickoff Top Dog Award

Kettering Kickoff

DaimlerChrysler Team Spirit Award

Midwest Regional

1999 (as Team Macomb)

Xerox Creativity Award

Great Lakes Regional

Rookie All Star Award

Midwest Regional

Best Offensive Round Award

Midwest Regional