2019-2020 Clariden’s Middle School Team Receives Excellence Award at VEX IQ Robotics Competition – Team Skyward on 2/1/2020

Special Thanks for Team Coaches: Mrs. Smith & Mr. Simmons

Team Members: Olivia, Praew, Owen & Grant

Excerpts from VEX IQ

The Award:

Excellence Award The Excellence Award is the highest award presented in the VEX Robotics competition. This award is presented to a team that exemplifies overall excellence in building a high-quality robotics program. This team is a strong contender in numerous award categories. Key criteria

  • Engineering Notebook must be submitted (usually at team check-in)
  • Ranking for Design Award
  • Ranking for Qualification Matches
  • Ranking for Robot Skills
  • Ranking for other judged awards
  • Quality of the team’s interview with the Judges
  • High-quality robotics program
  • Team conduct”

The Game:

“VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away is played on a 4’x8’ rectangular field configured as seen above. Two robots compete in the Teamwork Challenge as an alliance in 60 second long teamwork matches, working collaboratively to score points.

Teams also compete in the Robot Skills Challenge where one robot takes the field to score as many points as possible. These matches consist of Driving Skills Matches, which will be entirely driver controlled, and Programming Skills Matches, which will be autonomous with limited human interaction.”

Clariden middle school VEX robotics team – Skyward – winning the Excellence Award. Way to go Cougars!!

Posted by The Clariden School of Southlake on Saturday, February 1, 2020
Clariden’s Middle School Skyward Team Received the Excellence Award