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.

Are you looking to host a VRC event in the 2023-24 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

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.

Team 1069E Critical Mass wins Think Award, 2nd Place in Skills and qualifies for Vex HS World Championship

Team 1069K Awkward Cats wins Excellence and Robot Skills Champion Awards at the Centennial Challenge 2/18/23.

Team 1069E Critical Mass wins Excellence Award at the Windsor Charter Academy Tournament 2/4/23.

Team 1069E Critical Mass wins the tournament and takes the Excellence Award at the Kent Qualifier 1/21/23

For 2023-24, the VexVRC game Over Under (for HS teams) and the VexIQ game Full Volume (for MS and ES teams) will provide challenges lifting, tossing, sliding and placing objects, going under, stepping over and climbing.  Click on the game links 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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