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VEX Robotics Photography Challenge

Showcase youth using VEX to explore STEM. Compose a photograph that features one or more students working on a robot, testing, planning or celebrating your VEX team’s accomplishments. Use photography to tell the judges something about your own story of involvement on a competition team, in a classroom, or as a hobbyist working with VEX.


When your team wins an award without you...


At last year's PA State Championships I got sick and had to go home early. Later that day I was sent this selfie from two of my teammates with a BUILD Award we had won thanks to our almost invisible wiring, which I had done before the competition. Although my wiring was almost soley responsible for our award, I still haven't seen it. 

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Indian Traditional Kolam using Robotics


During Indian festivals like Deepavali, Pongal and Thaipusam, "Kolam" are drawn by hand infront of entrances to welcome good fortune and protect the home from evil. These geometric drawings are skillfully drawn in one go without lifting the chalk from the floor. 2 Indian girls, Yaalarasi and Kaviyarasi, used technology to assist in drawing Kolams by using a VEX robot to do the job.

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gear ratio


This picture shows gears in a ceartain gear ratio to make them go fast.

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TDMS Biscuits


This picture shows the biscuits the team enjoyed after a fantastic competition.

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The intake of an award winning robot

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The year 11 robot at an competition

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Team 4303C - It's All Relative


A drawing of Albert Einstein hangs in our robotics meeting space. As we were taking pictures for our notebook, we found Einstein looking at our robot with an approving nod. We use the life lessons of Einstein to define who we are as a team.

1. Follow Your Curiosity “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”

2. Perseverance is Priceless “It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

3. Focus on the...

Teamwork with our amazing robot


this photo shows our robotics team working on our robot. The driver is practicing whilst improvement of the engineering of the design is taking place. They are trying to include a throwing mechanism to further the skills of the robot. With tie it is all about multitasking!

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Team Work and Accomplishments


When we look at this photo, as a team, we remember every single time we worked hard together; all of it was worth it once we got to show what we can do at the first VCR.

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This is a picture of our new robot with the holonomic drive.

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Photo Competition Entry


This photo is in the first match of the UK National Finals. Our robot rises to score cubes whilst in the background 6053 begin to build their skyrise.

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Vex at a Glance


At a mere glance, VEX is more than meets the eye. With all the activities to be part of in VEX, no one will be feeling left out. To name a few of the many events taking part in this photo, there is: Stress Testing, Auto Desk Inventor, Programming, Building, Engeineering Notebook, Driving and Online Challenges. This photo was taken to enompass the best and the most enjoyable parts about our VEX robotics program here at Joe Walker Middle School!

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License to Drive


Unique perspective of our robot

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Photo Competition


This Photo shows the nervous tension as we await alliance selection at the Skyrise World Championships, knowing that we could have played our last game this season...

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Engineering Our Team Notebook


Crusaders Maria and Isaac discussing how we can improve our engineering notebook

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Team 7800 photo


Team 7800 (Mechanical Magpies) is a high-school robotics team from St. Colman's Community College. We give students opportunities to experience real-world engineering through competitive robotics and work to spread appreciation of STEM in our community. This photograph shows just how attractive VEX Roboticsis to people. This is our submission for the VEX Robotics Photography Challenge.


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Let's GO BLUE! Let's GO!!!


The VHS Crusaders and our faithful fans cheering on their sibling team, the VHS Knight on to victory! This particular match the Knights as the captain of the 5th alliance tied the 1st ranked alliance with a score of 210.

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Seeing New Ideas


Just peeping in on one of the IQ builders! 

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Where It All Began for 92Phoenix


This picture shows the beginning of our robot.  Also, our first drive.  It generated creative, new ideas, even though it was slow! 

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Precision Adjustments


A good robot requires a lot of tuning and precise placement of parts. Crusader Keegan tunes a part of the robot to make it work better

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How do you spell TEAMWORK?


Nothing is more important in the VEX IQ challenge than teamwork.  With so many pieces of the puzzle to be completed in order to have success, working as a group is crucial. This photo not only shows that VEX truly exemplifies teamwork, but it took teamwork to complete the picture. Believe it or not, it took many tries to figure out how to properly spell the word VEX with our team members.

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Measure twice, cut once!


Crusader Matthew builds the launcher he previously designed in CAD

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At 2014-2015 vex world championship Noah a member of 7504X reflects on the previous year and thinks about the future.

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Robodukes Fun


This shows what the Gloucester Robodukes do after competitions.

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There's a First Time for Everything


A picture of 278A's first competition victory at the Hillsboro Tournament in Oregon. Team 278A is in the red shirts on the far left, with partners 1460X and 1005B to the right.

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