our teacher thinks that we need to have some sort of documentation about the build process of our teams robot. does documentation provide any extra points and is it required?
There is no required robot documentation to take part in the VEX Robotics Competition. However, certain awards do require the submission of an Engineering Notebook. One such award, the Design Award, is a qualifier for the VEX World Championship at many events.
For full details, please see Appendix E - Awards.