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Free Range Robotics has entered the VEX Design Challenges and needs your help!

Free Range Robotics

has entered the VEX Design Challenges

and needs your help!

We are a New Zealand homeschool VEX Robotics team. If you haven’t heard of us before, then there is plenty of info at http://www.robotics.org.nz

We have three entries: our website, a team video, and an essay.

Please support us! Go to http://www.robotics.org.nz and click on the “Vote Here” link on the home page.
The link has all the instructions for voting.

The voting closes 20/03/2010 3:00pm (NZ time)

Only two days left to vote!.

Quoting the challenge details for the website and video: “The community voting will determine seven of the ten finalists to be judged for the Award. Three additional submissions chosen by the VEX Advisory Council and the challenge partners will complete the group of ten finalists that move on to the last round of judging. The ten finalist entries will be scored with a weighted system including the community voting scores, scores given by the VEX Robotics Advisory Council and scores given by representatives from the presenting sponsors of the VEX Robotics Competition World Championship. The combined scores will determine the 2010 Award winner.”

And for the essay: “Submissions will be linked to from the RobotEvents.com Online Challenge website and will be scored by the viewing community. Submissions will be judged on a 50-point scale. The winning submissions will be chosen by the staff of Innovation First using the judging criteria. The top ten essays will be recognized online and will receive the prizes listed above.”

Prizes:

Website

  • 1st: 2010 VEX Robotics Website Design Award, One VEX Robotics Classroom Lab Kit, Automatic Team Qualification for the 2010 VRC World Championship
  • 2nd: One VEX Dual Control Starter Bundle
  • 3rd: One VEX Protobot Robot Kit

Video

  • 1st: 2010 VEX Robotics Promote Award, One VEX Robotics Clasroom Lab Kit including the Autodesk® VEX Robotics Curriculum, Automatic Team Qualification for the 2010 VRC World Championship
  • 2nd: One VEX Dual Control Starter Bundle
  • 3rd: One VEX Protobot Robot Kit

Essay

  • $50 VEX Robotics Gift Certificate for top 10 entries

Thanks

Free Range Robotics (Homeschoolers)
Vex Robotics Team 2921
http://www.robotics.org.nz

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Homeschool Team Win at 2009 Vex Robotics World Championships Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lawton
Friday, 08 May 2009 17:12

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Free Range Robotics receiving the world title in programming skills. From left to right Richard Paul, Kane Ross, Michael Lawton, Isaac Harrold, Ethan Harrold, Mark Lawton, Rhiannon Waller, Terry Allen, Patrick Walmsley, John Waller, Max Waller

Auckland Homeschool Team Free Range Robotics took away two awards at the 2009 Vex Robotics World Championships held 30th April – 2nd May in Dallas, Texas.
They won the World Championship title for Programming Skills where they had to design and programme a robot to navigate over a field and score goals in a one minute period without any human intervention.

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