(Edit: This post was originally published on May 18, 2017; it has been updated on July 13, 2017 to reflect the recently announced changes in judged awards.) All VEX competitions include trophies for the tournament winners and (if applicable) skills champion. They also include a number of “judged awards” that are based on criteria other […]
(Edit: this post was originally published on May 1, 2017; it has been updated on July 19, 2018 to reflect the current VRC Awards criteria.) It’s the new season, and teams that are getting a jump-start on things may be about to start on their engineering notebooks. Or maybe you’re a new team and you’re […]
Attention new mentors – this one’s for you! Here you will find an agenda-organized description of all the things that happen at a tournament, and what you as a mentor need to be aware of.
My name is Leslie Peters, and I’m the head coach for Team 1666, Renegade Robotics. In the last year I’ve had to learn a lot, really fast. So I thought I would start my own blog to share coaching tips with other newbies out there.