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Team Resources

Here are local resources available for members of Hudsonville Robotics

Parts Order Form Teams can use this Google form to submit a parts request. You will need to identify the Vex part number you need first at the Vex Robotics website.
Team Name Change Teams can use this Google form to request a new team name.
Mega League Request Middle and High school teams can request specific nights to compete in the Mega League.
RECF Release Form This online form is required for every player and coach that participates at an event. Students will not be able to participate without it completed.
2018 Engineering Notebook Guide Provides an example engineering notebook and best practices.
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.

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
2018 Judge Guide 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
2018 Notebook tips Renegade Robotics – It’s the new season, and teams that are getting a jump-start on things may be about to start on their engineering notebooks. Or maybe you’re a new team and you’re wondering, what the heck is an engineering notebook, and why do we need one?
If you happen to find information that you want to share then please email a link to info@hudsonvillerobotics.com.