• NFBOE Prep Level Robotics

    The Niagara Falls Robotics Team consists of 10 teams from LaSalle and 6 teams from Gaskill.

    The VEX IQ Challenge, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, provides elementary and middle school students with exciting, open-ended robotics challenges that enhance their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on, student-centered learning.

    The VEX IQ Challenge fosters student development of the teamwork, critical thinking, project management, and communication skills required to prepare them to become the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.

    2022-2023 Challenge - VEX IQ Slap Shot


    Schedule of Events for the 2022-2023 Season:

    12/17/22 NFBOE Slap Shot v001 (Niagara Falls, NY) 
    1/xx/23 Tech Wars VIQC Pitching In Tournament at NCCC (Sanborn, NY
    3/xx/23 Northern NYS VEX IQ Slap Shot Championships (Syracuse, NY) 
    4/25/23-5/4/23  VEX Robotics World Championships (Dallas, TX) 


    Previous Awards
    5/8/22-5/10/22  VEX Robotics World Championships (Dallas, TX) - 2nd Place Science Division French Toast Mafia, 3rd Place Technology Division Robo Revenge
    3/12/22 Northern NYS VEX IQ Pitching In Championships (Syracuse, NY) (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Excellence, Design, Judges Award)
    2/26/22 NSJC VEX IQ Pitching In Tournament (Syracuse, NY) (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Design, Skills)
    2/22/22 VEX IQ in the Valley - Pitching In Tournament (Canaseraga, NY) (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Teamwork 3rd Place, Excellence, Skills)
    2/18/22 Niagara Falls BOE Prep Level Pitching In #6 - Skills Only (Niagara Falls, NY) (Skills Champion)
    2/16/22 Niagara Falls BOE Prep Level Pitching In #4 (Niagara Falls, NY) (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Robot Skills)
    2/5/22 Niagara Falls BOE Prep Level Pitching In #3 VEX IQ LRT (Niagara Falls, NY) (Teamwork 3rd Place, Teamwork 4th Place)
    1/29/22 Niagara Falls BOE Prep Level Pitching In #2 VEX IQ LRT (Niagara Falls, NY) (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Excellence, Design)
    1/12/22 Tech Wars VIQC Pitching In Tournament at NCCC (Sanborn, NY) (Teamwork Champion)
    12/18/21 NFBOE Prep Level VEX IQ Challenge Pitching In (Niagara Falls, NY) (Teamwork Champion, Robot Skills, Excellence)5/27/21-5/29/21 VEX IQ World Championships Virtual (1st Place Division, 7th Place in the World)
    4/17/21 New York State VEX IQ Championships Live Remote Tournament (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Excellence, Design, Innovate, 6 teams qualify for worlds)
    4/17/21 NYS Rise Above State Championships - Skills Only (Robot Skills Champion, Innovate Award, 1 team qualified for worlds)
    3/24/21 NFBOE Prep School Rise Above Pt.4  Live Remote (Teamwork Champion)
    2/17/21 NFBOE Prep School Rise Above Pt.2  (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Excellence)
    1/27/21 NFBOE Prep School Rise Above Pt.1  (Teamwork Champion, Excellence,Robotics Skills)
    4/26/20-4/28/20 VEX IQ World Championships Virtual (3rd Place Division)
    2/29/20 Northern New York State VEX IQ Championships (Teamwork Champion, 3 teams qualify for worlds)
    1/27/20 CNY Regional VEX IQ Challenge (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Excellence,Robotics Skills,Judges)
    1/18/20 Tech Wars (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place, Excellence,Robotics Skills)
    12/19/19 NFBOE Prep Level VEX IQ Challenge (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2ndPlace, Excellence, Design, Robot Skills)
    11/22/19 Scrimmage at Canisius High School (Teamwork Champion, Teamwork 2nd Place)


    Award Definitions
    * The Excellence Award is presented to a team that exemplifies overall excellence in creating a high quality VEX IQ robot.

    * The Teamwork Champion Award is presented to each of the two teams on the highest-scoring alliance in the Teamwork Challenge finals.
    * The Robot Skills Champion Award is presented to the team with the highest combined Programming Skills Challenge and Driving Skills Challenge score.
    * The Teamwork Second Place Award will go to the two teams on the second-highest scoring alliance in the Teamwork Challenge finals.
    * The Judges Award is presented to a team that the Judges determine is deserving of special recognition.
    * The Innovate Award is presented to a team with a specific, unique engineering element that demonstrates "outside the box" thinking.

     

Two Robotics Students Practicing