We are at the Worlds!

The robosavages have arrived in Anaheim and are getting ready to compete in the VEX 2014 World Championships.

Our 4 teams 2A 2D 2K and 2Z will all be getting through inspections, setting up their pits and practicing.

Thank you to our financial and emotional supporters back home.  We miss you, friends and family.

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Robosavages’ VEX Toss Up BC Season Review

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With the conclusion of the VEX Toss Up season in BC, the Gladstone Robosavages have finished the year with a total of 48 awards from 7 different tournaments.

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Gladstone @ BCIT

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We ended the BC VEX Toss Up season with another 9 trophy haul at the Pacific Northwest Championship held by BCIT & PYRS. That brings our season total to over 40 trophies!

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Our Newest version of our t-shirts

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Pacific Northwest Regional Championship @ BCIT

The next tournament the Gladstone Robosavages are competing in is the Pacific Northwest Regional Championship at BCIT on March 8th. There are currently 24 teams registered for the A division and 53 teams registered for the B division. Gladstone will be sending 15 teams to compete. Doors open at 8am on Saturday so come out and cheer on the Gladstone Robosavages!

More Info can be found below

A Division

B Division

Pacific Northwest Regional Championship
Venue: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Address: Bldg SE-16
3700 Willingdon Ave.
City: Burnaby
State: British Columbia
Country: Canada
Zip/Postal Code: V5G 3H2

BC Championships

The BC championships were held on Saturday Feb 22nd with 38 teams in attendance from around the province.

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Thank you to the many volunteers who made this such a great event.

The full results can be seen here

More robotics in 2 weeks at

Pacific Northwest Regional Championship

and then on to the VEX Robotics World Championships in April

 

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day from the Robosavages’ robo dojo.heart 2

Gladstone to host first ever BC Provincal Championships for VEX Robotics

Gladstone will host the first ever BC Championships for VEX robotics on Saturday Feb 22nd, 2014.

The BC Provincial Championships (see that link) will feature about 40 teams from around the province.

The top 10 teams from this event will qualify for the VEX World Robotics Championships in Anaheim California.

Please also see the PYRS site for other details

 

Congrats to some Gladstone Grads

On January 15-19th at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, 12 University teams competed in the Western Engineering Competition.  In the Senior Design Challenge UBC and SFU placed 1st and 3rd.

The UBC team had four students and three of them were Gladstone graduates, Devin Luu, Alex Jew and Kelvin Tam. These former students are all in 4th year mechanical Engineering (they are all in co-op programs too).westernenglogo
The SFU team had one Gladstone student in this senior design challenge and he was the only first year student on the team.  Simon Zhong was on the third place team.
The first placed team from UBC will advance to the Canadian Engineering Championships.  Those students were also part of the first Gladstone team that represented us at the VEX robotics World Champions.

Robosavages @ Lake Washington VRC Tournament

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The Robosavages sent three teams down to Lake Washington to compete. Exothermic Robotics 10Q picked 2K and became the eventual tournament winners alongside 917B. 2D and 2Z both made the playoffs with Team 1492 W.A.S.A.B.I. Robotics, falling short in the semifinals.

2K also came home with the Excellence Award and two top skills awards.

Great effort from all three teams. See you all soon at the BC Provincials!