SACOT on the Hill 2019

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Yesterday on February 19, a handful of our students traveled to Austin to participate in the SACOT on the Hill event. We were very excited to contribute to this year’s state-wide effort of improving STEM education and have been planning to attend this event for a long time. To prepare, we had our students undergo […]

KISD Pathways Summit 2019

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On January 26th, Klein ISD held their annual Pathways Summit and VorTX had a great time in showing kids our robot and encouraging students to join a STEM pathway. At Pathways Summit, there were many booths showing different clubs and programs from different schools that would eventually lead to different career paths. This event was […]

Robotics Summer Camp

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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 […]

Texas Robotics Invitational 2017

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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 […]

World Championship 2017

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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 […]

Lone Star Central Recap

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On March 16 at Lonestar Central, our second competition ended as a rewarding success. Our hardworking team had won qualifying matches thanks to our outstanding gear intake, reliable scaler and to the dedicated, driven, drivers. As a result of our successes, team spirit was at an all time high with our snazzy suspenders and unique […]

Super Bowl Live

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On Wednesday, February 1st, VorTX was invited to showcase our robot at the Super Bowl Live festival at the discovery green. We sent our NFL showcase robot, along with our business team members, to demo alongside Texas Torque in the STEM tent at the Discovery Green. From 3-8pm, adults and children lined up to shoot […]