Robotics 2017-18 Season
Team 1050C –Zephyr Bots, finished 6th in the Finals Matches and qualified for the State Tournament with a second place award at the McFarland Tournament. They rank 12th in the Global Skills Challenge for the Wisconsin Region out of 26 elementary teams.
Team 1050D–Wisconsin Boys, qualified for the State Tournament with a Design Award at the Fox Valley Lutheran Tournament and ranked 9th in the Global Skills Challenge for the Wisconsin Region out of 26 elementary teams in the state.
Middle School & High School
SMCMS VEXIQ Robotics
Team 1050B — Zeyphyr Power, and Team 1050Z The Destroyers, qualified for the State Tournament with their World Skills ranking.
Team 1050A — BOT-ANY, qualified for State when they won the Design Award at the McFarland Tournament. At the State Tournament they won the STEM Research Award. This award qualifies them to compete at the VEXIQ Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky April 29 – May 1. In addition, BOT-ANY tied for 2nd place in the Driver skills/programming category and came in 4th in the teamwork challenge.
SMCMS VEX VRC Robotics
Team 1200 E — Calculated Error, made it to the semifinals of the Middle School VEX VRC tournament as part of the 2nd Alliance. They also won the Amaze Award. Their season isn’t over as they are going to the U.S. Open VEX VRC competition in Council Bluffs, Iowa April 5-7th, 2018.
SMCHS VEX VRC Robotics
All three high school teams were selected to compete in the elimination rounds within the 2018 Wisconsin VEX VRC High School State Championship. The High School teams are as follows:
- Team 1200C was selected to participate with the 7th Team Alliance and they made it to the Quarter Finals.
- Team 1200D was selected as the 6th Team Alliance, they made to final elimination matches, completed as Tournament Finalists and won the Tournament Finalist Award.
- Team 1200Z was selected to participate with the 5th Team Alliance and they made to the Semi-Finals.
- Team 1200Z won the Design Award which qualified them to participate in the 2018 VEX Robotics Worlds Championship in Louisville, KY, April 25-28, 2018.
VEX COMPETITION SEASON WINTER/SPRING 2017
April 19-22, 2017: Two SMCS teams are competing at the VEX Worlds – VEX Robotics Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.
April 5-8, 2017: The Zephyrs did a great job at the CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship in Council Bluffs, Iowa in early April, making it to the semi-final round.
March 3/4, 2017: Five SMCS Teams Compete in WI State VEX Meet
Big congratulations to our five SMCHS VEX teams (two of whom qualified for the world tournament!) who competed in the state competition at MSOE in early March with the following results:
1200F Z-Ballers finished in the second place Finalist Position. This qualifies them for the VEX Robotics World Championship.
1200F Z-Ballers Won the Amaze Award
1200C Technical Breakdown won the Design Award. This qualifies them for the VEX Robotics World Championship.
1200A Syntax Error won the Sportsmanship Award(January 7, 2017) Successful VEX Robotics Tournament
St. Mary Catholic High School hosted its annual VEX Robotics tournament on Saturday, January 7, 2017 where 32 teams competed for a chance to advance to the state, national and world tournaments.
From the SMCS Newsletter: