Berthoud Robotics

Berthoud Robotics (BRC) is a non-profit robotics club loosely affiliated with Berthoud area schools to provide competitive robotics/STEM opportunities to students from grades 3-12. Berthoud Robotics is a leading robotics club in Colorado, qualifying multiple teams for the state, national, and international championships.

Information sessions are held at BRC HQ, 328 Massachusetts Ave, Berthoud CO 80513
Contact BRC if you are interested in learning about our program or attending an information session.

Are you looking to host a VRC event in the 2024-25 Vex Robotics competition season but don't have enough field/AV equipment?
Berthoud Robotics has portable VRC equipment to support organizations hosting local tournaments in CO and WY.
Check out the VRC_Trailer tab for details on what equipment is available and how to reserve your date.

BRC currently has teams competing in the Robotics Education Competition Foundation's Vex Competition programs.

Recent News

Berthoud Robotics hosts two tournaments at BHS on 12/9/23.  A total of 49 teams and 200 students along with 50 volunteers, fans and one gigantic RoboSaurus attended the event.

Team 1069K Awkward Cats competed at the Vex World Championship 4/30-5/2/23

Team 1069E Critical Mass competed at the Vex World Championship 4/25-4/28/23, making it to the round of 16 divisional playoffs.

Team 1069K Awkward Cats win Design Award at the Colorado State Championship

Team 1069E Critical Mass wins Create US Open Build Award 3/25/23.

Click here to read the  4/20/23 Berthoud Surveyor article on 1069E and 1069K at the Vex World Championship, by Will Cornelius
Click here to read the 12/15/22  Berthoud Surveyor article on the December BHS Robotics Tournament, by Will Cornelius  
Click here to read the 3/25/22  Berthoud Surveyor article on the three BRC teams headed to Vex Worlds
Click here to read the 4/8/22    Community Foundation of Northern Colorado Breaking Good News Article

For 2024-25, the VexVRC game High Stakes (for HS teams) provides challenges lifting and placing objects and climbing.  The VexIQ Rapid Relay game (for MS and ES) challenges the students to load, pass, launch, score and retrieve elements.  Click on the game link to find information about each game's rules/elements.  See the videos below for an introduction on the two games for this season.  The REC Foundation Online Challenges provide an additional method of channeling your competitive robotic and engineering interests.  For online robotics, please check out the online programming environment which allows you to get used to the programming tools that BRC teams will use for all events to program simulated robots in virtual environments.  Vex provides online competition information/resources for students, parents, coaches and educators via the Vex Entry Points Page.

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