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:
 
Requirements
  • 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
 
Commitments 
  • 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!
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, ~2.5 per meeting)
     *Typically Fridays 2:30-5:30 and 1 weekend day
                                   *Team meets over Thanksgiving & winter breaks
   *Additional meetings and/or times extended as teams get closer to competition
 
2019-2020 Tentative Competition Schedule 
Early Oct -TBA  Scrimmage #1
 
Dec-TBA Tournament (Likely Sacred Heart)
Jan-TBA Tournament Google and/or Grange
Feb-TBA Tournament RoboStangs Golden West 
 
TBD and/or ***Considering Fall/Winter Middle school league on Fridays or 4th Tournament
Oct-Jan   
 
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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