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Jash Javeri
5 years – FRC/VEX Experience
Team 1241 - THEORY6 Robotics
1241A, 1241Q, 1241X, RYEU
Studying Aerospace Engineering
at Ryerson University (2nd Year)
• Great opportunity for middle school, high
school and post secondary students. (Full
cycle)
• Science, Technology Engineering & Math
(STEM) experience.
• Hands on & realistic approach to learning.
• Soft skills: teamwork, leadership, problemsolving.
• Created by Innovation FIRST in 1996.
• Originally produced electronics for
autonomous mobile ground robots.
• Leader in educational and competitive
robot products.
• Several companies: VEX Robotics Inc.,
Racksolutions Inc., Innovation FIRST Labs
Inc.
• Pre-made modifiable parts.
• VEX Robotics releases a new game every year at the World Championship.
• Teams are responsible for designing, creating, programming and
evaluating every other aspect involved.
• Attend various regionals to compete. Winners and certain awards qualify
for World Championship.
• Teams attend various regionals to compete
with other local teams.
• Play a certain number of qualification
matches with random partners.
• Top 8 at the end of QM, get to be “Alliance
Captains”, who get to pick their own
partners for the Elimination Rounds.
• Robot & Programming Skills Challenges.
• All games are played on a 12”x12”
field.
• Each match features 4 robots, two on
each alliance of blue & red.
• Match consists of autonomous and
teleoperated match plays.
• Human interaction is usually allowed
during teleoperated periods specific to
each game.
.
Autonomous
Teleop
• Consists of high school teams split across 5 divisions: Science, Technology,
Engineering, Math and Arts. There are also 100 middle schools ad 50
college/university teams.
• Teams play in QF matches to establish ranking, which is followed by an
alliance selection and elimination matches.
• The final winner of the elimination matches in each division move onto the
final stage to play a 5 alliance round robin. The two top ranked teams
play in a best of three match final.
• Previously held in Greenville, Dallas, Florida and Anaheim
• Each VEX team = Enterprise
• Several administrative tasks become key in being a successful team
• Project Management
• Accounts, budget, sponsorship
• Media outreach: Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Website
• Community Involvement - Networking
• Geared toward younger students (8-14 years of age)
• Parts are all put into place by snapping the pieces together
• Different ways to play the game
• Teamwork
• Driver
• Autonomous
• Toronto VEX Robotics Competition – November 30, Woburn C.I
- 72 Team Capacity
- 14 spots for provincials
- Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists, Excellence, Design
• Crescent VEX Robotics Competition – December 7, Crescent School
- 24 Team Capacity
- 3-4 spots for provincials
- Winners, Excellence
• Southern Ontario VEX Robotics Competition – December 14, Governor
Simcoe SS
- 72 Team Capacity
- 14 spots for provincials
- Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists, Excellence, Design
• iDesign VEX Robotics Competition – January 18, Castlebrooke SS
- 36 Team Capacity
- 8 spots for provincials
- Winners, Finalists, Excellence, Design
• Central Toronto VEX Robotics Competition – February 1, Bishop Strachan
- 36 Team Capacity
- 8 spots for provincials
- Winners, Finalists, Excellence, Design
• St. Catherines VEX Robotics Competition – February 1, Holy Cross CSS
- 50 Team Capacity
- 8 spots for provincials
- Winners, Finalists, Excellence, Design
• Mississauga VEX Robotics Competition – February 23, Rick Hansen SS
- 52 Team Capacity
- 8 spots for provincials
- Winners, Finalists, Excellence, Design
• Initiation – Resources, Man
Power, Time, etc.
• Finances and Budget
• Project Management – Outline
the future, delegate
• VEX Game – Robot, Awards
• Its very easy to get involved in the VEX Robotics Competition.
• Join a team, create a team.
• Become a hobbyist, or a VEX Volunteer.
• VEX Website: www.vexrobotics.com
• www.curriculum.vexrobotics.org
• robotevents.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCSKmkbN_80
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3euUzfn0TwI
http://youtu.be/wbxwr5iIVqA?t=40s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVhYlaSO-Io
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