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ACTIVITIES Robot design Robot building Robot programming (Robot C or Python) Robot competition Teamwork matching Skill testing (Driving, and autonomous) Design, excellence, STEM, etc. This year’s theme is SQUARED AWAY
HOW TO PROCEED TO STATE AND WORLD TOURNAMENT
HOW TO PROCEED TO STATE AND WORLD TOURNAMENT More details is in Vex. IQ Website: https: //www. roboticseducation. org/
TEAM AND COACHES Form a team of 3 -5 students (Club advisors do not form teams and they do not force students on to other teams) Find a parent/guardian willing to be your coach. Each team should have head-coach to advice technically and organize all team activities. Without a head-coach, a team cannot be formed. Each team needs to find practice location The duties of head-coach include: Organize and supervise weekly meetings Coordination with parents/students and communicates with club advisors. Manages tournament and travel.
COMMITMENT Robotics club requires non-trivial commitment in terms of time and effort. Remember it is team-based activity. To be a proactive team player and for the benefit of yourself, carefully think before you sign up if you can commit all activities. Weekly meetings for robot building, experiment and other project-related discussion. The location and time are per each team’s discretion. 2 mandatory regional Vex. IQ tournaments. Potential travel to state competition or even world competition depending on regional competition results.
FUNDING $120 club fee. It includes essential Robotics equipment, team registration fee and two regional competition registration fees. State and world registration will be required separately if the team qualifies. Additional parts may be required depending on each team’s project status (e. g. , broken parts, additional sensors, etc. ) Any additional cost incurred should be discussed and covered within a team. PLEASE request volunteer time matching and donate for others.
EVENTS Interest/Info Meeting - September 26 at 7: 00 - 8: 00 p. m. in RMS Library Registration due date - 10/05 Weekly team meetings - Each team coordinates times (Starting October) First Vex IQ regional Tournament - TBD Second Vex IQ regional Tournament - TBD Vex IQ State Tournament - TBD (Must Qualify to Attend) VEX Worlds Tournament - TBD (Must Qualify to Attend) NOTE: - State competition : usually end of February in Ellensburg, registration fee is around $125 - World competition : usually end of April in Kentucky, registration fee is around $995. (They raised fee every year. )
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN ROBOTICS CLUB, YOU MUST * Form a team of 3 -5 students (Club advisors do not form teams and they do not force students on FOLLOW THIS PROCESS: to other teams) * Find a parent/guardian willing to be your coach. Each team should have head-coach to advice technically and organize all team activities. Without a head-coach, a team cannot be formed. The duties of head-coach include: o Organize and supervise weekly meetings o Coordination with parents/students and communicates with club advisors. o Manages tournament and travel. * Come up with a team name * Have your coach email [email protected] org with the following: o Team Name o Coach Name o Student Names o Student LWSD email addresses
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING RMS ROBOTICS CLUB