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VEX Summer Games in Honolulu, Hawaii!
May 7, 2014
Optimum performance during matches can be impacted by the small things. Being able to reach your highest score in matches can be related to one bolt, one nut, or one screw. In order to ensure nothing is overlooked, create a personalized physical PIT CHECKLIST for your robot in between each match.
Consider hosting a summer workshop or camp for a week. These activities build the expertise of your team, encourage the growth of your program, and can be tools to raise funds on a local level to support your VEX program.
International VEX Summer Games will be held on July 10-12, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Signups for the event are now open to all teams on a first come, first serve basis.
About The Event
The 2014 VEX Summer Games is a unique competition that will draw teams from around the world and will be the last official tournament for the 2013/2014 competition season.
There will be divisions for Add It Up (the 2013/2014 VEX IQ Challenge game), Toss Up (the 2013/2014 VEX Robotics Competition and VEX U game), Skyrise (the 2014/2015 VEX Robotics Competition and VEX U game) and Highrise (the 2014/2015 VEX IQ Challenge game).
The VEX Summer Games will also be the first official qualifying event
for teams to earn a spot for the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship.
Teams that have registered for the Toss Up division at this event will be allowed to register one team for the 2014 VEX Summer Games Skyrise Division at an additional cost. In order to register for the Skyrise Division, teams must have registered for the Toss Up Division and have registered for the new 2014-2015 season at robotevents.com - www.robotevents.com .
Teams that have registered for the Add It Up division at this event will be allowed to register one team for the 2014 VEX Summer Games Highrise Division at an additional cost. In order to register for the Highrise Division, teams must have registered for the Add It Up Division and have registered for the new 2014-2015 season at robotevents.com - www.robotevents.com .
The REC Foundation’s Mission Statement
The REC Foundation seeks to increase student interest and involvement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by engaging students in hands-on, sustainable, and affordable curriculum-based robotics engineering programs across the U.S. and internationally. For more information, visit www.roboticseducation.org - http://www.roboticseducation.org .
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