2017 Robot :Tempest
Our Latest competition robot, Tempest, has been our most successful yet. With it, we've gone to finals at 4 out of 5 competitions we attended this season.
COMPETITOR AT THE FRC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
We have competed in the FRC World Championships for the past three years. In 2015 with our robot STAG, 2016 with our robot Sabre, and 2017 with Tempest.
The week of July tenth, VorTX hosted its very own student lead summer camp for children entering 4th through 8th grades. The nine hour camp was hosted at Ulrich Intermediate where we followed a curriculum based on tinkering with NXT’s and EV3’s, programmable bricks made by Lego for early robotics learning. During “Bot Time” the […]
This weekend, we attended the Texas Robotics Invitational at Strake Jesuit, hosted by Team 3847, Spectrum. The whole weekend was full of fun activities including both competitive matches for an all girls drive team and a mentors drive team. It was great to see everyone give their best on the field, especially in the girls […]
VorTX 3735, had a memorable experience in our third visit to the world championship as a local team. We made subtle improvements that allowed us to surpass our previous accomplishments by making it to the finals in the Newton division. Because of our side gear autonomous and reliable climb, we were a second pick for […]