The Vexmen of Brandywine Robotics

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Vexmen 2017-2018 Registration Open Now

The Vexmen will be looking for new student Roboteers for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. We are the largest Vex organization in the world and looking for some new members.
There will be two information sessions on September 5th and 6th at the Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center cafeteria. Please choose a night that matches when you will be able to come on a regular basis. Additionally, please fill out a registration form so we can ensure our capacity.
New Member Registration Form
The Vexmen build robots and compete at the local, state, and international levels. Teams are comprised of 4-5 student roboteers along with 2-3 adult mentors. Each team builds and programs their own robot…

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Vexmen 2016 Season Under Way

It’s another great year for the Vexmen as we increase in size even more this year with 31 VRC teams and 5 IQ teams to bring our total to over 160 roboteers.
Please Pay So We Can Order Shirts & Parts
Above is the state of payments so received to date. We have received 76% of the payments to date from roboteers. Already we have written some large checks for team registrations and some large parts orders. To fully stock each team with Cortexes, Vex batteries, Joysticks, Tools, and programming cables, we will need the income to purchase these.
Returning roboteers are $375 and new roboteers are $400. We have lumped in Vexmen t-shirts into the…

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Take Your Robot To The Next Level

Advanced Opportunities For Vexmen This Season
As you plan your upcoming Vex season, we have additional learning opportunities to take your engineering design process to the next level.  Vex makes some tools freely available to students that expands your skills and deepens your understanding of Engineering and Physics.  This is a sampling of topics and tools the mentors can help you with this season.
Come see Glenn and Chris as you find the need to learn these new techniques. This is not a comprehensive list and are happy to help you investigate new topics long the way.
Everyone

Robot C – this is how you program your robot.  It is now free!  Create a logon at Robotc.net to get started.  PC only,…

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Vexmen Registration Through Sept 7, 2016

It is that time of year again, time to start the new Vexmen season! This is the time of year we start opening our doors and making new teams on the Vexmen. We run two Vex competitions across middle school and high school grades – Vex VRC and Vex IQ.
We will have two information sessions on September 6th and 7th at the Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center cafeteria. Please choose a night that matches when you will be able to come on a regular basis. Additionally, please fill out a registration form so we can better figure out capacity.
New Member Registration Form
The Vexmen build robots and compete at the local, state, and international levels….

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New Seasons Resolution – Less Hoarding

We started to clean out the old toolboxes and bins and well we have enough parts to build some cool robots. This is not even all of it. We should all aim to not keep as much stuff in our bins.

  
  

Some of these robot parts are rather expensive and if we can share them mid season we can help keep costs down or more readily replace a suspect cortex. Yes we all need to prototype and have some spare elements but some of it was rather ridiculous. 
So let us all resolve to not be eligible to be on the tv show Hoarders. We are getting more bins to organize parts to make them readily available. So we will…

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