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SUPPORTING VEX IQ ROBOTICS TEAMS & COACHES

As avid promoters, mentors, and coaches for a variety of Elementary & MS Robotics Teams, we are pleased to announce that we are adding yet another, exciting Robotics Competitive opportunity, to our repertoire of (volunteer) support services, specifically:

FREE Informational Meetings & Coach Training Services in support of VEX IQ Robotics Team formations, Grades 4 – 8, throughout the Greater Rochester Area.

Equally exciting, we will be hosting sanctioned events including, a VEX IQ Robotics Qualifying Competition as well as, the VEX IQ NY State Championships at Allendale Columbia School in Rochester, New York!   MORE INFO HERE

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS

VEX IQ Robotics Team Informational Meetings:  6:30 pm Wednesday, August 12th OR August 26th, STEM Classrooms at Allendale Columbia School

VEX IQ Robotics Coach Training Sessions:  6:30 pm Wednesday, September 16th OR Thursday, October 15th, STEM Classrooms at Allendale Columbia School

VEX IQ Robotics Team Qualifying Event:  Sunday, January 17th (full day event) at Allendale Columbia School

VEX IQ Robotics Team State Championships:  Sunday, February 21st (full day event) at Allendale Columbia School

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SUPPLIES FOR VEX IQ ROBOTICS TEAMS:

Scott Read of iDesign Solutions works directly with Team Coaches for ordering VEX IQ Robotics equipment/supplies. Contact:  scott@idesignsol.com  |  716-796-0584 ext. 222

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IMPORTANT COACH NOTES FOR VEX IQ ROBOTICS TEAMS:

The Vista Teach STEM Team has created a resource document for VEX IQ Team Coaches. The document covers important information and details we cover in our (volunteer) Coach Training Sessions held at Allendale Columbia School:

6:30 PM Wednesday, September 16th

6:30 PM Thursday, October 15th

RESOURCE DOCUMENT for VEX IQ Team Coaches

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Facility Access & More for VEX IQ ROBOTICS TEAMS:

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We are pleased to announce our latest partnership with iCanCode! This new educational organization is centrally located in Henrietta, NY.

Company founder, Farah Sammour, is sponsoring an All Girls VEX IQ Robotics Team as well as, an All Boys VEX IQ Robotics Team.

In addition, iCanCode is providing fully-equipped, facility-access for the 2015-16 Bank Shot Tournament Playing Field (& Tournament Table), personalized team practicing schedule as well as, protected time to promote team work and progress along with, discounted team registration rates. MORE INFO HERE

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SUPPORTING FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Teams

It has been our pleasure to continue to support FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Teams throughout the Greater Rochester Area and beyond. At Vista Teach, we continue to:

  • coach and mentor dozens of FLL Teams throughout Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Wayne, and Erie Counties
  • provide Summer Robotics Camps specifically designed to prepare our hundreds of students for competition
  • interview and select experienced robotics team members for interning in our Summer Camp STEM Programs
  • interview and hire high school students experienced in FLL, FTC, and FRC competitions as paid Camp Assistants in our Summer Camp STEM Programs
  • provide volunteer Coach Training, each year, for dozens of FLL Teams

IMPORTANT DATES:

Saturday, Sept. 12, 1 – 4 p.m. in Munnerlyn Atrium, in the Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical Engineering and Optics on the University of Rochester River Campus: the University of Rochester will host the Finger Lakes FIRST Lego League Tournament Kick-Off event to reveal the tournament’s challenge and theme.

On Nov. 17, 14, & 21, nearly 1,500 kids ages 6-14 will compete at seven qualifying tournaments throughout the Finger Lakes region.

Thirty-six teams will advance to the championship tournament, which will be held at the University of Rochester on Dec. 6.

The competition, founded by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is coordinated and hosted with the help of local volunteers, high schools, and middle schools in the Finger Lakes region.

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MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION FOR ROBOTICS MISSIONS!

For your child who enjoys robotics, we encourage you to check out this innovative, monthly subscription by Dexter Industries