Berthoud Robotics is a VEX Robotics club loosely affiliated with Berthoud High School and Turner Middle School. In the 2016-17 robotics competition season, Berthoud Robotics will have at least 4 teams with approximately 30 members. Berthoud Robotics has become a leader in Colorado, qualifying multiple teams at the national and international level. Last year the four Berthoud Robotics teams competed at a multitude of events, received a variety of awards, placed well in the online Driver's Skills and Programming Skills competition and competed all teams in the Colorado State Championship. Several teams qualified for the US Create championship in Omaha. In addition, the club had multiple entries in the Vex Online challenges and has made the top 10 in the world for the game animation competition in both 2014-15 and 2015-16.
The VEX Robotics Competition is the largest and fastest growing middle and high school robotics program with more than 12,000 teams from 33 countries playing in over 1000 tournaments worldwide. New to the 2015-16 season for Berthoud Robotics was the addition of two VexIQ teams with students from Turner Middle School. 1069G-Gravity and 1069H-Mainframe Meltdown both performed well at the local events and at the Colorado VexIQ State Competition in February where 1069H received the Excellence Award and qualified for VexIQ Bank Shot Worlds Middle School Championship competition in Louisville, KY where they are currently competing.
The 2016-17 games have been released. The VexVRC game STARSTRUCK (video) and the VexIQ game CROSSOVER (video) will provide added challenges with objects that are oddly shaped, sized and are not completely rigid. Click on the game links listed above to find the information about each game's rules/videos/elements.