Team size is limited based on equipment, meeting space, parent participation, and technical mentor availability
To learn more about the VEX platform and competitions, visit:
  • Cavitt Jr High Students
  • 8th Graders: Cavitt Project Lead the Way STEM Classes
  • 7th Graders: Demonstrated interest and aptitude in robotics & programming
  • Demonstrated maturity to handle meetings and work well in teams
  • Season long commitment
  • Students with positive attitudes & energy, ready to represent Cavitt with pride, and demonstrating sportsmanship and respect in every aspect of their engagement with teammates, mentors, alliance teams, competitors and officials
  • Active parent participation required
  • All students must complete summer course work (game rules, online courses, RobotC programming introduction) to be considered
  • Summer homework to learn fundamentals and demonstrate engagement
  • Adhere to behavior expectations and strictly follow safety rules
  • Attend meetings and be active participants in team for the full season
  • Attend all robotics competitions as scheduled
  • Represent Cavitt Jr High/VEX Robotics at the William Jessup STEM Expo in March 2020 (mandatory)
  • Represent robotics team at Cavitt and Ridgeview open houses (mandatory)
  • Parent participation required
  • Financial support - self funded team
Remaining 2018-2019 Events
April 27, 2019 2019 Worlds Finals viewing, 2019-20 Game Unveiling! (fill out the Interest Form for more information!)
May 9, 2019 Cavitt Jr High School Open House
May 16, 2019 Ridgeview Open House
2019-2020 Season Build Meeting Schedule
May                         Advanced teams begin strategy and design
June  9 Summer sessions begin (roughly 3x per month)
~Aug 30 Fall meetings begin (2x per week, ~3 hours per meeting)
     *Typically Fridays 2:30-5:30 and Sundays 12-3
                                   *Team meets over Thanksgiving & winter breaks
   *Additional meetings and/or times extended as teams get closer to competition
2019-2020 Tentative Competition Schedule 
Oct-Jan Saturday Morning Middle School VEX League (Elk Grove)
  4 dates: Mid Oct, Mid Nov, Mid Dec, Late January
Dec-TBA Tournament (Likely Sacred Heart)
Jan-TBA Tournament Google and/or Grange
Feb-TBA Tournament RoboStangs Golden West 
Early March State Championship for Qualified Teams
Other Team Mandatory Events
Mar 2020     Placer County STEM Expo
May 2020 Cavitt Open House
May 2020 Ridgeview Open House


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