Team # 534: SJO Spartans TEAM PAGE

St. Joseph-Ogden High School
St. Joseph, IL, United States

Host: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Friday, March 10, 2017
Setup Time: 8:30 AM
Contest Start Time: 10:00 AM
Live Division II - Ages 14 - 18 (High School)
Team Leader: Lianne Rash
Team Members: 10
Invitations: 0

Our Team Leader's favorite quote:
Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light

Why we think we should win:
We are an underdog team, we put in a lot of effort to our machine, we've had a few disagreements, but we've gotten through them and grown stronger together as a team and as friends

Suggestion for next year's challenge:
Ring a Bell
Pick Your Own End Step
Paint a Wall
Deflate a Balloon

Favorite Rube Goldberg video:

A journey through the books and movies of the Harry Potter universe

Our Step List

1. Train comes in and hits boat
2. Boat pulls string pulls hat down
3. Paper rips, makes the wand fly down
4. Wand hits troll and knocks it over
5. Troll knocks domino chess pieces over
6. Chess piece falls into bucket making pulley pull stone up
7. Stone hits car
8. Car goes down ramp and hits other car
9. Car goes into forest
10. Car hits spider leg
11. Spider pulls string which releases marble
12. Marble goes through snake into water wheel
13. Water wheel pulls string with magnet attached
14. Magnet releases dementor which flys down string
15. Dementor hits lever
16. Lever knocks bouncy ball down
17. Bouncy ball goes through maze and knocks trophy over
18. Trophy falls onto mousetrap
19. Mousetrap makes shelf tilt
20. Marbles on shelf go through funnel and tube and hit Dumbledore
21. Dumbledore falls onto see-saw
22. See-saw lifts Umbridge up
23. Umbridge sets off marbles
24. Marbles go through tube and hit cup flip-switches
25. Marbles come out of cups, through cardboard half pipe, and hit bouncy ball
26. Bouncy ball rolls into Band-Aid, which sticks to train

Our Close-ups: Photos

Our Close-ups: Favorite Step

Our Close-ups: Task Completion

Our Machine Explaination and Walkthrough

Our Machine Run Videos