VEX EDR - Overview

Grades 7-12

VEX EDR, is the largest and fastest growing robotics program for middle and high school students. Each year, an exciting engineering challenge is presented in the form of a challenging game. Students, with guidance from their coaches and mentors, build innovative robots in small teams and compete in in VEX Robotics Competitions (VRC) qualification matches, elimination matches, and skills challenges.

In addition to learning valuable engineering skills, students gain life skills such as teamwork, perseverance, communication, collaboration, project management, and critical thinking. The VEX Robotics Competition prepares students to become future innovators with 95% of participants reporting an increased interest in STEM subject areas and pursuing STEM-related careers.

VEX EDR
For students in Grades 7-12. Our VEX EDR program will be forming teams, to compete in VEX Robotics Competitions (VRC). Signup is in the Spring, near the end of the school year, and is an application process, with details here

The VEX VRC Competitive fall season starts in August each year, with practices starting before the school year begins.

2022-2023
Participants

Congratulations to the 2022-23
Grades 7-12 Participants

VRC Important Registration Information for the 2022-2023 Season

  • In order to complete the process, we do need you to complete an online registration form that was emailed to you, and pay the registration fee.
  • If you choose to pay online, you will need to email t[email protected] to get an invoice sent to you, there is an additional processing fee for online payments. We do also have a mailbox right by the west door of the building. Please put a check in an envelope with your students name on it.
  • Please complete this form and process payment for your child by June 17th, 2022.
  • Open build nights will be June 20th to 23rd, 6-9 PM.
  • Kick off night will be July 13th

Vex VRC League Schedule

2022 Fall VEX VRC Leagues

Applications for the competitive teams are open to all Jenison Public School Students who are in grades 7-12

  • There will be "League Nights" student teams can sign up for, starting in October, and ending late-November
  • VRC teams will also participate in at least 2 Saturday tournaments along with our own Full Day hosted Tournament. Our Jenison Robotics Middle School and High School full day tournaments this year will be on January 14, 2023.
  • Applications for the fall programs are available in the High School and Junior High office. There will be an initial Kickoff on July 13, 2022. Teams start practicing the week of July 18, summer practice is not required, but highly encouraged. 

Keep an eye on our calendar for updates on leagues and events

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