The Vexmen of Brandywine Robotics

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2016 Vexmen Spring Classes Available Starting March 29 and 30

It’s the end of the regular Vexmen season so that means it’s time for the Spring educational sessions where we teach the real ins and outs of building an awesome robot.
We will be conducting this year’s classes at 205 Byers Rd to avoid scheduling conflicts with the school as it gets quite busy with concerts and rehearsals. The intermediate class will have a one week break for Vex World Championships as Chris will be traveling there.
Each class is a $100 per student fee with parent mentors wishing to stay for free. Unlike previous years we need to cap the space at 30 students per class. The good thing about being at Byers Rd is control of…

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New Online Vex Parts Request Process

We will be trying out our new online parts ordering process. This online order form does not actually order the parts but it helps assemble the needs of each teams in a consolidated manner. That’s why there is no credit card entry at check out and no SSL secure pages. The good news – no more spreadsheets! The bad news – we have to keep up on the parts into our local catalog ourselves. I know there are a few missing items and some items in our catalog are no longer available from Vex like the 393 motors with the motor controllers bundled together. So please alert us to discrepancies.
The other bad news is…

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The Vexmen are awesome – Time to show your team spirit!

It is cool to be a member of the Vexmen. You are part of the worlds largest Vex robotics club with more than 180 kids now. A great way to show Vexmen pride is to wear it on your back. And let’s get real, we do have the best logo!
We are selling Vexmen spirit wear this year, so in addition to your team jersey you can purchase additional items like hoodies, fleece zip-ups and cool hats. Most of the items are available in Navy Blue and some of the items are available in Carolina Blue (a nice color for the girls). Are you on Santa’s nice list? With the Holidays fast approaching,…

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Order Your Vexmen Shirt Now

Yes, it’s shirt ordering time again. We will use the same Vexmen shirts as we have for the past three years now. We will have some samples on build nights to show you. We again will use the paypal order form so we don’t have to worry about collecting money ahead of time from everyone.
For our new roboteers and new mentors, the Vexmen shirts are our brand image and every student roboteer needs to wear their shirt to events. We do not order extra shirts so please order them now. It is a part of our brand image and lets the other teams know you are a part of the Vexmen. Over half the kids…

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Vexmen Open House September 8th and 9th

We will be having information nights Tuesday September 8th and Wednesday September 9th at the Marsh Creek 6th Grade Center. This is our regular meeting place and you can choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday evening – preferably a night you can commit to for the season.
The Vexmen meet from August through early March on either a Tuesday or Wednesday evening depending upon your team’s build night. A team is made up of 4 to 5 roboteers that are responsible for the design, construction and driving of their robot. The roboteers learn programming, building and team work. We compete in 4-5 events each season on Saturdays in January and February culminating in Vex PA…

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