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 […]

Texas Robot Invitational

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On June 25th, our team went to the Strake Jesuit College Preparatory to compete in the Texas Robot Invitational. It’s been weeks since we’ve competed in a Stronghold competition, but we were primed and ready for TRI.   However, at the start of matches, we were having communication issues with our robot. Hitting the defenses […]

Build Season 2016

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After a win at HRR and a demonstration at ExxonMobil, the time had finally come to commence our 6th Build Season. Everyone in our team was eager to see what FIRST had in store as we gathered for the competition reveal video. It was now time to build a champion robot! In the beginning of […]

ExxonMobil Demonstration

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On November 7th, ExxonMobil graciously allowed us to demonstrate our robots at their Houston campus during Families’ day. The whole team was mesmerized by the sheer beauty and sophistication of their new facility. Our team used STAG from this year’s Recycle Rush game, and Synergy from last year’s Aerial Assist game to demonstrate how STEM […]