Team # 6: Rube Goldberg Society at UIUC TEAM PAGE

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL, United States

Open An Umbrella
Host: Purdue University - Purdue Engineering Student Council
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Setup Time: 7:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 11:00 AM
Live Division III - Ages 18+ (College)
Team Leader: Emily Weerakkody
Team Members: 12
Invitations: 0

What we're studying:
How to defy physics.

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
If at first you don't succeed, you need more dominoes.

Why we think we should win:
We work hard, we play fair.

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Write "Rube"

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

The machine shown is from 2014, the year that the objective was to zip a zipper. This year, RGS @ Illinois will be constructing a machine to Open an Umbrella as per the assigned task.
Please look back at our profile closer to competition to see a photo of our new machine once it is built!

Our Step List

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos