Robotics qualifies for VRC Texas Region 2 State Championship

Robotics Team

Robotics Going to State SignThe Miller Grove Robotics team has qualified to compete at the Vex Robotics Competition (VRC) Texas Region 2 State Championship in Terrell on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2019. 

The team, made up of 7th and 8th graders, will be travelling to Terrell with the robot that qualified for state based on its ranking in the Robot Skills Challenge at the previous competition in Terrell last week. The team is very excited that they qualified as this is their first year to compete in VRC. 

The event location be at Terrell ISD ExCEL, 1251 Colquitt Road, Terrell, Texas 75160. 

Robotics Team

Their reaction when I told them they qualified for state. From left to right: Aiden Yudell, Gabe hayden, Alex Jimenez, Alessandro Alvarez, George Back, Daltin King, Hannah Nalls and Blanca Culbertson.

TENTATIVE AGENDA

  • 07:00 AM – Doors Open for Volunteer Check-in / Practice Fields Open
  • 07:00 AM – 07:30 AM – Team Check-in, turn in Engineering Notebooks at Registration
  • 07:00 AM – 08:30 AM – Robot Inspection –
  • (High School Teams Receive Priority Over Middle School Teams)
  • 08:30 AM – 03:30 PM – Robot Skills and Programming Skills Challenge
  • 08:30 AM – Qualification Rounds Match List Run
  • 08:30 AM – Opening Ceremony, Drivers and Coaches Meeting
  • 09:15 AM – 11:30 PM – Qualification Rounds
  • 11:30 PM – 12:30 PM Lunch
  • 09:00 PM – 02:30 PM – Judging Interviews
  • 12:30 PM – 02:30 PM – Complete Qualification Rounds
  • 02:45 PM – 03:00 PM – Alliance Selection
  • 03:00 PM – 03:15 PM – Alliance Strategy Meeting
  • 03:15 PM – 04:00 PM – Alliance Elimination Matches
  • 04:00 PM – 04:15 – Awards and Closing Ceremony
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