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.
On March 5-7, 2018, our team competed in the Lone Star South Regional in Pasadena for this year’s Power Up Game. We were up against 30 different teams, all with their own robots and skills, but we had our own skills to show as well. On the first day, we had our practice matches […]
On March 17 we had our first competition of the season at Lone Star Central with 40 teams competing. Along the way we ran into big hurdles. However, with the help of our hardworking team and our high team spirits in the stands, we were able to overcome these hurdles. Some of these hurdles were […]
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 […]