A Very Successful year for VEX in West Virginia!!

This past weekend, we hosted the VEX Robotics Competition state championship tournament at Fairmont State University.  Middle school and high school students from across the state traveled to Fairmont to compete in the Skyrise game.  Teams were tasked with designing and programming a robot to work on an alliance.  VEX has been wildly successful this past year;  in 2014, 12 VEX teams registered and competed in WV…that number has grown to 28 in 2015.  We expect similar growth for 2016.   Here are some of the highlights from the competition this past weekend:

Tournament Champions:

Team #235 Charles E. Yeager Career Center

Team #6815B Lincoln County High School

Excellence Award:  Team#3272A Wayne High School

Programming Skills Winner: Team #6815B Lincoln County High School

Robot Skills Winner:  Team #235 Charles E. Yeager Career Center

Design Award:  Team #9451 James Rumsey Technical Institute

Sportsmanship Award:  Team #8768A Huntington High School

For a complete list of team rankings and awards, click here or copy and paste the link below.

To view the webcast of the event, click here or copy and paste the link below.

 

Congratulations to all the teams that competed!

If you are interested in learning more about VEX or starting a team at your school, please contact Todd Ensign, WV VEX Tournament Director.

todd.ensign@ivv.nasa.gov

304-367-8438

 

Tournament Results:  www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-robotics-competition/re-vrc-15-2172.html

Event Webcast:  http://new.livestream.com/vrctv6/events/3809883.

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