•     Welcome to the KNOX BOTS 2019-2020 VEX Robotics season!

     

    We are excited to start our 8th VEX season and are looking for energetic 6th graders who want to build and program robots. If you are a 6th grader at KGA and would like to be part of the team please familiarize yourself with the 2019-2020 Tower Takeover Challenge. The links to all the competition resources are provide below.

    *We will have an informational meeting for 6th grade students interested in participating the week of 7/29. More information to follow!

                    

     

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    VEX Turning Point Resources                                                                                            

    1. Game Video                                                                                                       

    2. Game Manual

    3. Competition Resources- Appendix A- Field Overview and SpecsRobot Skills Challenge

    4. If you are interested please fill out this application by Wednesday August 7th. Application 2019-2020

    Competitions:

    November 2nd-2nd Annual Chandler Invitational Tournament

    November 16th- Higley VRC State Qualifier

    January 25th- 3rd Annual House of Payne Robotics Tournament

    State Championship! February 22nd!

    Congratulations on qualifying to participate in the VEX Robotics State Middle School Championship Tournament on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at Hamilton High School! 

    The tournament will take place at Hamilton High School, 3700 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85248.  You may park in the parking lot on the south side of campus.  Enter through the double doors off the parking lot. The gym where the tournament is being held will be just inside on your left.  There will also be signage to guide you. 

    Teams!  Be ready to celebrate your accomplishments this season.  Each team will have a proper pit area sectioned off with pipe and drape.  Feel free to personalize and decorate your pit area to show off your team spirit and personality. 

    Please also review the RECF Code of Conduct and inspection checklists prior to the event.  

    Agenda:

    The agenda is:

    7:30 am- Doors Open

    7:30-9:00 am- Team Registration and Robot Inspection

    9:15 am- Drivers/Coaches Meeting

    9:45 am - Start Qualifying Matches/Judging

    12:30-1:30 pm- Lunch - The tournament is being held in conjunction with the Chandler Innovation Fair.  Be sure to partake of the many STEM exhibits and activities on the Hamilton campus. There will be food trucks available.  There are several restaurants nearby as well. 

    1:30 pm- Alliance Selection

    2:00-3:00 pm- Finals Matches

    3:15 pm- Awards

    Skills will run from 10am - 12:30pm and 1pm - 2pm.  Teams will be allowed to make 3 driver skills and 3 programming skills attempts.  The Skills field will be available for practice from 7:30am - 9:30am.

    Parking:  

    You may park in the parking lot on the south side of campus.  Enter through the double doors off the parking lot and the gym where the tournament is being held will be just inside on your left.  There will also be signage to guide you. 

    Food:  

    In order to protect the gym floor, food and beverages are not allowed in the gym.  Food and beverages may be stored in the hallway just outside the gym. The tournament is being held in conjunction with the Chandler Innovation Fair.  Be sure to partake of the many STEM exhibits and activities on the Hamilton campus. There will be food trucks available. There are several restaurants nearby as well.