Team Resources

Here are local resources available for members of Hudsonville Robotics

Participant Consent Form This form is required for every player and coach that participates at a tournament. A new form must be completed and turned in at the event during registration. Students will not be able to participate at a Tournament without a signed form.
2016 Engineering Notebook Guide Provides an example engineering notebook and best practices.
2016 Achievements Guide A list of achievements and their criteria.
RobotC Software RobotC programming software for VexEDR and VexIQ. This runs on a Windows PC and we are permitted one license per robot micro-controller.
EasyC Software EasyC programming software.  This is the former software used at Hudsonville Robotics and will not be used starting in the 2017-18 season. It requires a key after the evaluation period. Contact the Hudsonville Robotics leadership for an install key if your team would prefer to use this software.
EasyC License Fix This is a tool to fix the EasyC software when it crashes and will not start.

Below are links to recommended resources. Note that these are 3rd party websites.

Vex Robotics This is the main website for Vex Robotics parts. Each part will have specifications and a drawing file that can be used in a CAD application like AutoDesk Inventor.
Robotics Competitions Leagues and tournaments schedule.
Robotics Education Competition information including game rules and instructions for referees and other volunteers.
Vex Forum This is a great resource to ask questions from the Vex community. This website is free for students and coaches to join but you must create an account to post questions.
RobotC Forum If you are programming with the RobotC compiler you can use this community forum for support
Clueless Coach A guide for beginning coaches and mentors participating in the Vex Robotics Competition
Judging Rubric Want to know what the judges will be looking for at a competition? Look at this document.
REC Foundation Getting Started Information on starting a team and competition.
World Champion Engineering Notebooks The KIWIBOTS from New Zealand have won numerous championships and they have shared their secrets on creating an engineering notebook
If you happen to find information that you want to share then please email a link to info@hudsonvillerobotics.com.