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Getting Started as a VEX IQ Challenge Team Coach/Mentor

Resources for Coaches

PDF version of resentation: www.robotmesh.com/downloads/Getting_Started_as_a_VIQC_Coach_20161118.pdf

There are a lot of great resources on www.roboticseducation.org, take time to look around there.

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Description

Link

Robot Events

Register teams, register for events

www.robotevents.com

RECF Team Grants

Apply for team grants (only new teams)

www.roboticseducation.org/competition-teams/team-grants/

RECF College Scholarships

Apply for $4.3 million in scholarships

www.roboticseducation.org/competition-teams/scholarships/

RECF Regional Manager

Look up in robotevents.org

www.robotevents.com/support

Robot Mesh

World’s best VEX parts source

www.robotmesh.com

VEX Robotics Tech Support

Help with parts that don’t work

903-453-0802 from 8-5, Central Time, or support@vex.com

Getting Ready for Event

A list of things collected by the robotics community

www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/101-things.pdf

Crossover Intro Video

On YouTube

https://youtu.be/0iIv1WOSJSs

 

Things Teams Should Know

RECF Resource Page

http://www.roboticseducation.org/competition-teams/vex-iq-challenge/

Crossover Game Manual

The official rules for the game

https://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/viqc-crossover/VEX-IQ-Challenge-2016-2017-Game-Manual-081616.pdf

Crossover Judge Guide

This is how RECF trains judges

http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2014/10/vex-iq-judge-guide.pdf

Judge training video:  https://youtu.be/mnejM0O3lzw  

STEM Research Project

Key part of the judging process

http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2014/06/vex-iq-challenge-stem-research-project.pdf

VEX IQ Challenge Qualifying Document

How teams advance to state and world championships

http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2016/08/vex-iq-qualifying-criteria.pdf

VEX User Forum

Tech support, game strategy, official Q&A

www.vexiqforum.com

 

Robot Mesh VEX IQ Hour of Code

1-hour tutorial on programming VEX IQ

https://hourofcode.com/robomesh