VRC Promote Award Online Video Challenge
The Promote Award is presented to a VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) or VEX U team that has created and submitted an outstanding promotional video. The goal of this video is to help the team introduce itself in the community, to help recruit new students and mentors, and to gain support for the team. This video may be about the team, the program, the competition, the design and build process, the robot itself, or any theme the team believes can help promote its VEX Robotics program in their community.
Using our own original music and video editing skills, we filmed a video, featuring our Sammy whose name is Scott, for a showcase put on by the Home Educators Resource Center (HERC) in Bakersfield. Though the showcase has not yet taken place as of this submission, we plan to display our robot (Fred) and his capabilities, as well as show this video in the hopes of both gaining intrerest for VEX and STEM. We are all seniors, and as we are an independent team, we have no source of new members as a public school would. In the future, we hope to move our team into the wider homeschool...
Semi new team here. Last year was our first year and the robots didn't arrive until two weeks before the first contest. So we made it to the contest and our middle school team made it to the quarter-finals with a Clawbot.
We had no knowledge of coding at this point and relied on the kindness of other teams. We had fun and it was educational.
This year we have learned a lot more about coding using Chromebooks and the VeX VR program, using the online tutorials. Then we switched to the V5 Coding. We hooked up the Chromebooks to the robots...