After three successful district events, the Robostangs moved on to the FIRST in Michigan Championship in Grand Rapids, MI. The event started with qualification matches. The Robostangs were ranked third at the end of them, with an average score of 127.
The Robostangs were then selected into an alliance with teams 1023 (Bedford Express) and 1711 (Raptors). This alliance went onto finish first in both the semifinals and quarterfinals to advance to the state finals. They faced a tough alliance made up of teams 27 (Team RUSH), 573 (Mech Warriors), 3098 (The Captains).
The Robostangs were victorious in two finals matches to become Michigan State Champions. At the event the Robostangs also won the Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi.