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Team 8031E Q State Division Finalist Vex EDR Logo

Team 8031A – Q were division finalists at the Vex Robotics Michigan State Tournament this past weekend (Feb 24, 2019) at MSU and earned a spot at the Vex Robotics World Tournament. The team was undefeated during qualifications but lost in the final round of eliminations.

They have competed at the Night at the Museum invitational in Virginia against top teams from 26 states where they won the Create award. 8031A has also won Tournament Champion, Amaze and Build awards, and they are ranked 8th in the state for Robot Skills.
8031E MSU

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Scrimmage Night Vex EDR Logo

Hudsonville Robotics will be hosting a scrimmage night on Tuesday, February 5 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Our goal is to give middle school teams an opportunity to practice before the state tournament. High school teams are welcome to attend too. We will have fields set up with opportunities to practice and compete.

Directions

Hudsonville Freshman Campus, 3370 Allen St, Hudsonville, MI 49426

Park in the main parking lot and head to the southwest to entrance E between the Freshman Campus and the High School. The robotics room is on the first floor and down the hallway behind the lockers – room #334.

We will have pit tables and power available to teams. Make sure you charge your batteries.

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2018-19 Competition Vex EDR Logo

Below are videos for the 2018-19 games that students will compete in.

Elementary – Next Level

MS/HS – Turning Point

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2018 Open House General

2018-Open-House

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.

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Hudsonville Teams State Champion & Excellence Vex EDR Logo

Team 6175B - 2018 Michigan State Champions
Team 8860B - 2018 Michigan State Excellence Award Winners
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!

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State Tournament moved to Grandville High School Vex EDR Logo

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.

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2018 FunRaiser Cancelled Fundraising

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.

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2017-18 VexIQ State Qualifiers VEX_IQ Logo

Congratulations goes to team 900A – WooHoo Wizrds for earning the Teamwork Champion Award at the West Michigan VEX IQ – Fall Monday League. This award qualifies them for the GM VEX IQ Michigan Elementary State Championship on March 3.


Great job!

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2017-18 Regional Tournament Results Vex EDR Logo

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.

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2017-18 Regional Qualified Teams Vex EDR Logo

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 6715B Justified Jank
HS 8031D Aesthetics over functions
HS 8031E Five Guys
HS 8031F O’Laughlin, Biesbrock
MS 8153A E.G.T.R.N.
MS 8153C Sa-BOT-age
MS 8153D That One Team
MS 8153E Agree to Disagree
MS 8860A Iron Eagles
MS 8860B Top Gear
MS 8860C Technical Turtle Terrors
MS 8860D The Flock
MS 8860F COD3 BREAK3R