See what happens in a robotics tournament.
Learn more about the VEX Robotics World Championship that our students have been attending over the past few years.
Mechatronics Robotics 2017-2018
VEX World Championships
April 25-28, 2018
25,000 students from 40 different countries participated in the world’s largest robotics competition – the 2018 World Championships. The West Vancouver Schools Premier Mechatronics Robotics Academy qualified 3 teams who attended the competition in Louisville, Kentucky, April 25-28, 2018. These students represented our district along with the so many of the world’s best builders, programmers and creative problem-solvers in competitive robotics. All 3 teams, Team 1010 B, 1010 N and 1010 X, made their division playoffs. Team B achieved a world record with the highest combined points score in a match. Team N progressed to the Semi-Finals for their division. Team 1010 X won their Division, won the Semi-finals and placed 2nd in the World in the finals to China and another Canadian team from Oakville, ON.
Watch the live feed and cheer for our 3 teams in Kentucky. The new VEX game will be announced at this event… you’ll find plenty of streaming video here: https://livestream.com/vrctv1
Global News Coverage
April 16, 2018
April 7, 2018
See the coverage from the Vancouver Sun here.
BC VEX Robotics Championships
March 3rd, 2018
Team 1010 won three spots to this years VEX World Championships in Louisville Kentucky, USA:
1010A 1010B 1010G 1010K 1010N 1010X 1010Z all made the playoffs.
1010X and 1010Z were alliance captains.
1010X 1010N 1010B were the eventual tournament winners, taking 3 matches to defeat a very strong alliance of 2U 2S (Gladstone) and 7842F (Nides). The final match of three saw a total of 243 points.
1010N also won the Build Award.
1010X was the only undefeated team during the qualifier, and also ended up with 601 sp in 8 matches. They also won the Excellence award.
Mechatronics Robotics 2016-2017
VEX World Championships
April 19-22, 2017
Three robots from West Vancouver’s Mechatronics/Robotics academy (Ten Ton Robotics) competed at the 2017 VEX Robotics World High School Championships in Louisville, Kentucky April 19-22, This is the world’s largest robotics completion with teams representing 44 countries from around the world. Read more here.
BC VEX Robotics Fall Qualifier
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Fraser Heights Secondary School, Surrey B.C.
BC VEX Fall Qualifier
The West Vancouver Schools Premier Mechatronics Robotics Academy was able to field 14 teams (an academy record). Two teams were comprised of students who competed last year, three teams competed at Alpha Secondary School, October 15, 2016 and this tournament was the first ever for nine of our Academy teams.
In these local tournaments, teams end up playing in alliances of three, which means three teams are first place finishers and three teams are second place finishers.
Team 1010K: Tournament Champion
Team 1010R: Tournament Champion
Team 1010Z: Tournament Finalist
Team 1010Y: Tournament Semi-finalist
Team 1010A: Tournament Semi-finalist
Team 1010Y: Amaze Award
Additionally, Team 1010K and Team 1010R both qualified for the BC VEX Provincial Championships!