In the High School VEX Robotics World Championship, Canada fielded 25 teams from BC, Alberta and Ontario. This year there were 564 teams in the High School Division, and a total of 1,400 team across all 5 programs.
This year’s VEX Robotics World Championship hosted 1,400 teams from over 30 nations worldwide. The week-long competition is a celebration of STEM education, the year-long work of each student-led robotics team, and diversity in the high-tech field of competitive robotics.
1404B Shocks from Toronto place second in the world. They led the VRC High School World Finalists Alliance, which included 985C Robohawks from Omaha, Nebraska and 6135W CHHS Bruins from Cecilia, Kentucky.
BC’s 1010X Ten Ton Robotics team placed 5th overall, after winning the Science Division. Ontario’s 1404B Shocks Robotics won the Math Division, allied with Team 16666B X.Robo from Hefei, China, and Team 9065C Phantom Robotics from Kansas City, Missouri.
In the Technology Division, Team 1114Y Simbotics, from Governor Simcoe Secondary in St. Catharines was a finalist, and Team Winston 211C, from Sir Winston Churchill Secondary in St. Catharines, Ontario was awarded the Sportsmanship Award.
Team 5225B – E-Bots from Oakville received the Community Award in the Arts Division. Another Oakville team, 2188A Robosource.net took 2nd place in the Skills Challenge.
In the VEX IQ Middle School program, team 555A Gladiators from KraftWerx in Brampton won the VEX IQ Challenge Robot Skills.
Here are the Canadian Teams Who Competed in the 2017 VEX High School Competition
- 2 – Robosavages, Gladstone Secondary, Vancouver
- 1010 – TenTon Robotics, West Vancouver Secondary, West Vancouver
- 7842 – NIDES Navigators, Comox Valley
- 50000 – Byte Me Robotics, Cumberland Robotics Club, Comox Valley
- 3388 – Bull Dogs & Turbo Tech, Sir Winston Churchill High School Calgary
- 9409 – ABJ Robotics, Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School, Sherwood Park
- 114 – Lone Wolf Robotics, Sault Ste. Marie
- 200 – LanceBotics, Leaside High School, Toronto
- 211 – Team Winston, Sir Winston Churchill Secondary, St. Catharines
- 1104 – Discobots, Brampton Robotics Education, Brampton
- 1114 – Simbotics, Governor Simcoe Secondary, St. Catharines
- 2188 – Robosource.net, Oakville
- 1509 – Rmageddon, Ridley College, St Catharines
- 4659 – Warrior Robotix B, Port Credit Secondary School, Mississauga
- 5225 – E-Bots Pilons, Oakville
- 99000 – Viking Robotics, North Park Secondary School, Brampton
Full Results and More Photos
Click on the following links for details and full results from VEX Worlds 2017: