World Festival Photos


With Mark
With Mark
The Team talks with Mark Edelman of Fremont CA - who is volunteering as a referee at the world festival - during the Pit Setup time. The team from the Netherlands is setting up in the background. Pictured L to R: Mark Edelman, Karl LeVezu, Robin Moss, Gavin Owens
Trading Buttons
Trading Buttons
Karl LeVezu and Justin Demma trade team buttons with another team from Egypt
Taking a Break
Taking a Break
After being in judging sessions and talking with thousands of people, the team takes a break at the end of the day. (L to R) Karl LeVezu - Robin Moss - Justin Demma - Alejandro Vega - Gavin Owens - Coach Alan LeVezu (Laying on the floor)
Engineering Call Back
Engineering Call Back
Gavin Owens and Karl LeVezu explain the robot to a trio of Engineering Design Judges during a second "call back" session at the team's pit.
Waiting for Round 2
Waiting for Round 2
The team waits their turn for the second performance round of the day.
Round 2 Set Up
Round 2 Set Up
Gavin Owens and Karl LeVezu set up the robot for the performance run
The First Perfect 400
The First Perfect 400
The team scored their first perfect 400 run on round two. There were 15 teams that were able to score perfectly at the World Finals (out of the 81 top teams attending) - The Lego Guards were one of only 5 teams that did it twice.
Photo in Pit
Photo in Pit
NASA and Google joined together to create high-resolution detail photographs of special places around the world. The team poses for a portion that was filmed on location. L to R: Justin Demma, Gavin Owens, Karl LeVezu (In Back), Alejandro Vega, and Robin Moss
The Second Perfect Score
The Second Perfect Score
The team is ecstatic when their robot is able to score another perfect run - one of only 5 teams at the festival to do so more than once. - Counting the practice runs the day before, the team has 4 perfect runs - more than any other team.
Jumping!
Jumping!
Justin Demma can't contain his excitement when the robot scores a perfect run.
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The team after being awarded the First Place Robot Design - Programming Award at the closing ceremony. (L to R: Alan LeVezu - Coach, Gavin Owens, Karl LeVezu, Alejandro Vega, Justin Demma, Robin Moss, Heidi Buck - Assistant Coach)
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The 2008 World Festival - First Place Robot Design & Programming Award
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Close Up of the Award Plaque