Our VEX IQ Team 839A joins legendary team VEXU team AURA of Auckland, New Zealand, VRC 169 of Pennsylvania, USA, VRC team 44 Green Egg Robotics of Massachusetts, USA to be 2021's VEX Innovators. VEX Innovator award is awarded to teams that go above and beyond to solve problems creatively, spread positivity, and display excellent sportsmanship. Here is our interview video clip from VEX Worlds 2021.
This post is part of an ongoing series of posts from parents. We are so excited to be sharing some thoughts and stories from some parents who are deep in trenches of their child's robotics journey. My name is Oscar. This is the story about how my son, Tyler, discovered his passion for robotics, specifically VEX IQ, and what we have learned along the way. Origin Story: Tyler of VEX IQ Challenge Team 839A My son, Tyler, first became intrigued with LEGO when he was still very young. He got his first LEGO Duplo kit when he wasn’t even [...]
REC Foundation just announced that VEX World Championship 2021 will be held remote for the first time ever. We appreciate what REC Foundation has done for the students during the difficult time. Live Remote Tournament is an innovative way of having students to be able to compete with each other while keeping everybody healthy and safe. We would anticipate many state and provincial championship will be held with this format as well. LRT MAX Score The 839 Way To help all teams prepare for the Live Remote Tournament (LRT), team 839A prepared a video to demonstrate an efficient [...]
VEX IQ Team 839A 2020 December Robot Reveal Presenting the latest edition of our world record holding robot in VEX IQ middle school world skills standings leaderboard - Moon Walker. Our current official scores are Programming - 141 Driver - 210 Total - 351 Enjoy the reveal! About VEX IQ Team 839A Team 839A is a VEX IQ Robotics team from Markham, Ontario. Students on this team study engineering, design, and coding, competing in local competitions in Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and Toronto, as well as in international championships in the United States. The [...]
Planetary Ring Gear with Outer Teeth Our VEX IQ Team 839A designed a swerve drive for VEX IQ but the motor wires would get twisted when it turned. To solve this problem, they designed a new ring gear that allows the swerve drive module to be able to do infinite spin and the motor wires are not twisted. This is part of the VEX 2020-2021 online challenge VEX IQ Challenge "Make It Real" CAD Engineering Challenge Sponsored by Autodesk® submission, details of the submission could be found here. Introduction Video CAD Render Video [...]