Robot Mesh

Getting Started as a VRC Team Coach/Mentor

Resources for Coaches

 

PDF version of presentation: http://www.robotmesh.com/downloads/Getting_Started_as_a_VRC_Coach_20161207.pdf

Parts list spreadsheet for a team on a budget: http://www.robotmesh.com/downloads/Parts_for_new_VRC_team_on_a_budget_20161208.xlsx

Parts list spreadsheet for a team with a generous budget: http://www.robotmesh.com/downloads/Parts_for_new_VRC_team_generous_budget_20161208.xlsx

 

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

Item

Description

Link

Robot Events

Register teams, register for events

www.robotevents.com

RECF Team Grants

Apply for team grants (only for 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

Check on roboticseducation.org

https://www.robotevents.com/support

Robot Mesh

World’s best VEX 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

Starstruck Intro Video

On YouTube

https://youtu.be/0t2zstQ84Tw

Things Teams Should Know    

RECF Resource Page

www.roboticseducation.org/competition-teams/vex-robotics-competition/

Starstruck Game Manual

The official rules for the game

https://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/vrc-starstruck/VRC-2016-17-Starstruck-Game-Manual-081616.pdf

Starstruck Judge Guide

This is how RECF trains judges. Includes evaluation rubrics    

http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2014/11/local-judges-guide-vex-robotics-competition-2.pdf

VRC Qualifying Document

How teams advance to state an world championships    

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

VEX User Forum

Tech support, game strategy, game rules official Q&A

www.vexforum.com
www.vexiqforum.com