Canadian teams rocked this years VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. Along with Alliance Partners from around the world, three Brampton Robotics Education teams represented Canada in the High School Finals. Brampton’s Team Discobots 1104M with their Alliance Partners 8691E, from Hefei No.8 Senior Middle School, China and 400S from Galveston I.S.D. Robotics, Galveston Texas, won the Championship. They had to work hard to win against Discobots 1104Z and 1104G, and Team 1267 Knights, from Delaware County Christian School in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.
British Columbia was also well represented at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louiville, Kentucky, with eight VEX teams . There were over 500 teams from 31 countries competing in the High School category. The teams were divided into five divisions.
In the Math Division, BC was represented by 1039A, the Robo-Raiders, from Comox, who finished 6-4, and 9181B, the Seaquam Seahawks who went 8-2 in qualifying and finished as Quarter Finalists and Captains of the #8 alliance.
In the Arts Division, BC was represented by 9594C, Mechanical Synergy from West Vancouver, who finished qualifying with a perfect 10-0 record and were Captains of the #1 alliance. They finished as division finalists, after taking the final to a tie-breaking third match.
In the Engineering Division, BC was represented by 2Z, from Gladstone, who finished qualifying with a 6-4 record and joined two Chinese teams for a run to the division final which also went to a tie-breaking third match.
In the Technology Division, BC was represented by 6264D, from Shawnigan Lake School, who finished with a 5-5 record, and 2S from Gladstone who finished with a 4-6 record and were recipients of the “Community” Award.
In the Science Division, BC was represented by 2R, from Gladstone, who finished with a 4-6 record and 6264 from Shawnigan Lake who finished 3-6-1.
Check out the full results here