Below are videos for the 2018-19 games that students will compete in.
Vex Robotics is a fun and innovative program for grades 4th – 12th where teams build robots and compete on the field. Families interested can join us at our informational open house on Thu, May 17 at the Freshman Campus cafeteria from 7 – 8 pm. We will be presenting details for the competition season next fall.
Grandville, MI – 48 high school and 28 middle school teams from across Michigan turned out to compete in the Michigan VEX Robotics State Championships.
Team 6715B – Justified Jank was among the alliance of three that won the high school state tournament. They collaborated with Grandville team 244A – N. N. G. and Rochester Hills Christian team 98725B – Falcon. The alliance also put up the highest score for the event at 146 points (average is 70) and they are now qualified to compete at the world tournament. Justified Jank also won the Build award and 8031E – Five Guys won the Innovate award.
At the middle school level, team 8860B – Top Gear won the Excellence award and they qualify for the world tournament. This is the top award given at a Vex tournament. Hudsonville teams 8153D – That One Team, 8860D – The Flock, and 8860C – Technical Turtle Terrors were tournament finalists after competing in a four match elimination round and losing the last match by only five points.
Congratulations to our world qualifying teams!
The Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship has been moved to Grandville High School.
Due to flooding at MSU officials have had to move the HS and MS VEX State Championships. MSU has closed the venue for safety reasons.
We had to cancel this year’s funraiser because there were too many other conflicting events. We will look for other opportunities to build this program.
Grandville, MI – Hudsonville Robotics was a strong contender sending 13 teams to the West Michigan Regional Tournament on January 27. Eight teams earned awards and are moving on to the state championship.
At the high school level team 6715B – Justified Jank was a tournament champion in a three round final and they received the Innovate award. Team 8031E – Five Guys were semifinalists.
Middle school team 8860B – Top Gear earned the (overall) Excellence Award and they were a tournament champion along with team 8860D – The Flock who was also a Robot Skills finalist. Team 8153E – Agree to Disagree won the Design Award and teams 8153D – That One Team, 8860A – Iron Eagles, and 8860C Technical Turtle Terrors were tournament finalists. Of the six teams competing in the final event, five were from Hudsonville.
Congratulations to all of the teams that are moving on.
There may be a few opportunities for additional Hudsonville teams to qualify for states. We will let you know if they do.
It’s official. Hudsonville has 13 teams have qualified for the Michigan West Regional Championship tournament on January 26 at Grandville High School. There will be 40 West Michigan teams competing for 14 available state spots at the high school level and 28 teams competing for 12 state spots at the middle school level. Join us on Saturday and cheer on Hudsonville. See the Events page for details.
|HS||8031D||Aesthetics over functions|
|MS||8153D||That One Team|
|MS||8153E||Agree to Disagree|
|MS||8860C||Technical Turtle Terrors|
Hudsonville Robotics Team 8860D – The Flock created a website as their entry into the online challenge. Check out their design and cast your vote. Winners will earn a spot at the Vex World Championship this April.
Traverse City, MI – Seven of Hudsonville’s teams traveled north to compete at the Grand Traverse Academy Winter Luau.
HS teams 6715B – Justified Jank and 8031F took the champion spot and both are on their way to the regional tournament in January. 6715B also held the second position in skills with a score of 116 points and is currently ranked 3rd in the state of Michigan.
MS team 8860C – Technical Turtle Terrors earned the judges award.
As of this posting, eleven Hudsonville teams are qualified for regionals.