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Basic Training

Program Details

This is the introduction to get you started in competitive robotics. We will be learning the basic Design, Build and Code techniques to build a competitive robot. We will spend about 1 hour Designing, 1 hour Building, 1 hour Coding and conclude with a robotics competition.

Topics covered

  • Strategy and Requirements
  • Tools, Materials and Fasteners
  • Building Techniques, Geometrical Principles
  • Introduction to C++ Code
  • Robotics Competition

The Competition

Vex robotics tipping Point

The Robot we will Build


The Code we will Learn

We will be using VEXCode. C++ to program our robot in both autonomous and user control portions of the competition. Download VEX Code Here. Select VEX Code Pro and the version for your operating system.