2015 VEX U World Championship Presented by The Northrop Grumman Foundation

04/15/2015 - 04/18/2015
2015 VEX U World Championship Presented by The Northrop Grumman Foundation

Event Code: RE-VEXU-15-1989

Program: VEX U

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 54 / 54

Registration Deadline: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 12:00 AM EDT

Price: $850.00


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Click here for a complete list of all 2015 VEX Worlds Award winners.

Hall of Fame Inductees
AwardRecipient
Partner of the YearUnited States Army
STEM HERODr. Anita Borg
STEM HERODr. Winfried Wilcke
VEX IQ Challenge Mentor of the YearKaren Cinnamon
VEX IQ Challenge Teacher of the YearAnna Medina
VEX IQ Challenge Volunteer of the YearAaron Barker
VRC Mentor of the YearJames Pearman
VRC Teacher of the YearKristi Matlack
VRC Volunteer of the YearJay Winters
VEX U World Championship
AwardTeam #Team NameAffiliationLocation
Excellence Award AURA Auckland Uni Robotics Auckland University Robotics Association Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
Tournament Champion QCC2 QCC 2 Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA, U.S.
Tournament Finalist AURA Auckland Uni Robotics Auckland University Robotics Association Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
Programming Skills Champion AURA Auckland Uni Robotics Auckland University Robotics Association Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
Robot Skills Champion AURA Auckland Uni Robotics Auckland University Robotics Association Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
Amaze Award ETAS XNOR Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls, MN, U.S.
Build Award NYIT NYIT Bears New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, NY, U.S.
Create Award UTEZ1 UTEZ1 Universidad Tecnologica Emiliano Zapata Emiliano Zapata Morelos, Mexico
Design Award ITP2 I.Tecnológico de Pachuca2 Instituo Tecnológico de Pachuca Hida, Hidalgo, Mexico
Judges Award TGZ7 UT-GTZ 7 Universidad Tecnologica De Gutierrez Zamora Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz, Mexico
Sportsmanship Award GOYS Youth Innovation Center Youth Innovation Center Manama, Bahrain
Think Award QCC2 QCC 2 Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA, U.S.
Online Challenge Award Winners
AwardTeam#Team NameAffiliationLocation
EMC Robotics Team Website Challenge254AThe Cheesy PoofsBellarmine College PrepCalifornia, United States
FUTURE Foundation Robot Design Challenge341Iron Eagles Annapolis Area Christian SchoolMaryland, United States
REC Foundation STEM Educational Video Challenge4184GShort Circut Mountain Crest High SchoolUtah, United States
VEX IQ Challenge Promote Award7222Z VexpertsNolan Middle SchoolFlorida, United States
VEX Robotics Engineering CAD Challenge5606A SKARO FAHS Feilding High SchoolNew Zealand
VEX Robotics Game Design Animation Challenge917AQuantum Alpha QUANTUM ROBOTICSWashington, United States
VRC Promote Award1119 Sweetch Centro Escolar YaocalliFederal District, Mexico
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Innovate Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Create Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Think Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Winner (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Community (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Sportsmanship (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Programming

Driver

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 54 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
AGM1 AGMundet INS Anna Gironella de Mundet Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
AURA Auckland Uni Robotics Auckland University Robotics Association Auckland City, New Zealand
BLRS Boiler Robotics Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
BNS Bots 'n' Stuff Bots 'n' Stuff Robotics Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
CSM Talons College of Southern Maryland La Plata, Maryland, United States
CSUN Matabots CSUN Vex Robotics Club Northridge, California, United States
ECC Eniac Challengers College Colegio e Faculdade ENIAC Guarulhos, Brazil
ETAS XNOR Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States
GOYS Youth Innovation Center Youth Innovation Center Manama, Bahrain
HEAT Houston ENT Synergistic STEM Outreach Center Houston, Texas, United States
IMSU1 IMSIU2 IMSIU University RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
IMSU2 IMSIU2 IMSIU University RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
ITCV2 INST. TEC. DE CD. VICTORI INSTITUTO TECNOLÓGICO DE CD. VICTORIA CD. VICTORIA, Mexico
ITP2 I.Tecnológico de Pachuca2 Instituo Tecnológico de Pachuca Hida, Hidalgo, Mexico
MCEC MC Engineering Moorpark College Engineering Club Moorpark, California, United States
MSU Spartan Robotics Michigan State University College of Engineering East Lansing, Michigan, United States
MTSAC1 CORE Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, California, United States
NOVA1 NOVA Robotics Northern Virginia Community College Manassas, Virginia, United States
NSU1 RoboHawks College of Education Northeastern State University Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
NYIT NYIT Bears New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, New York, United States
OWLS Sammy Rice University Houston, Texas, United States
PHUE2 UP Huejutla 2 Univ. Politécnica de Huejutla Huejutla, Hgo, Hidalgo, Mexico
PRIR PRIOR-1 PR Institute of Robotics San Juan, Puerto Rico
PVME1 UP-Valle De Mexico U. Politecnica Del Valle De Mexico Tultitlán, Mexico State, Mexico
PVME2 UP Valle de Mexico 2 U. Politecnica Del Valle De Mexico Tultitlán, Mexico State, Mexico
QCC2 QCC 2 Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
SCCR1 SCC Robotics Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
SPUT1 Gairbots Vancouver Island University Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
SYNC Synchrobotics independent Tarzana, California, United States
TGTZ1 UT-GTZ 1 Universidad Tecnologica De Gutierrez Zamora Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz, Mexico
TGZ2 UT-GTZAM2 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DE GUTIERREZ ZAMORA MEXICO D.F., Veracruz, Mexico
TGZ3 UT-GTZAM3 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DE GUTIERREZ ZAMORA MEXICO D.F., Mexico
TGZ5 UT-GTZ 5 Universidad Tecnologica De Gutierrez Zamora Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz, Mexico
TGZ7 UT-GTZ 7 Universidad Tecnologica De Gutierrez Zamora Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz, Mexico
THH Tordos UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DE LA HUASTECA HIDALGUENSE HUEJUTLA DE REYES, HIDALGO, Mexico
THH1 UTHH1 MECÁNICA UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DE LA HUASTECA HIDALGUENSE HUEJUTLA DE REYES, HIDALGO, Mexico
THH2 UT HUASTECA HIDALGUENSE-1 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DE LA HUASTECA HIDALGUENSE HUEJUTLA DE REYES, HIDALGO, Mexico
TMAT1 Tecnologica De Matamoros 1 Universidad Tecnologica De Matamoros Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
TSEL1 UT-Selva Universidad Tecnologica De La Selva Ocosingo Chiapas, Chiapas, Mexico
TSH2 TSH-2 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE LA SIERRA HIDALGUENSE Zacualtipan, Hidalgo, Mexico
TTBA1 UT-TABASCO-1 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DE TABASCO TABASCO,TABASCO, Chiapas, Mexico
UNIV3 Javex Robotics Univ. Pontificia Javeriana - Fundación Global AC&T Bogotá, Colombia
UPP1 UP Pachuca-1 Universidad Politécnica de Pachuca Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico
UPRM Aon-R Universidad de PR- Mayaguez Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
UPTP1 UPTAPACHULA1 UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE TAPACHULA TAPACHULA, Chiapas, Chiapas, Mexico
USEK USEK Holy Spirit University Of Kaslik Jounieh, Lebanon
UTEZ1 UTEZ1 Universidad Tecnologica Emiliano Zapata Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos, Mexico
UTEZ2 UTEZ2 Universidad Tecnologica Emiliano Zapata Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos, Mexico
UTEZ3 UT-EZ3 Universidad Tecnologica Emiliano Zapata Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Morelos, Mexico
UTTU1 UT-TULANCINGO 1 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE TULANCINGO Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Hidalgo, Mexico
UTTU4 UT-TULANCINGO 4 UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE TULANCINGO Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Hidalgo, Mexico
UTVM2 Robodogs UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLOGICA DEL VALLE DEL MEZQUITAL Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo, Hidalgo, Mexico
UWM UW-Milwaukee Panthers UW-Milwaukee ASME Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
VCAT VCAT Robotics Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology Flushing, New York, United States

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Documents

Click here to read the document, "Things I Wish I Had Known Before Attending the World Championship."

Event Map

The official VEX Worlds Site Map is now available... Check it out!

Shuttle Route Schedule

A complimentary shuttle service between the Kentucky Exposition Center and many area hotels will be available April 15-18. Click here to view the schedule.

Shipping

Information about shipping your robot, tools, and supplies through George Fern Exposition & Event Services, the World Championship decorator, can be found here. If you have any questions about robot shipping information, please contact Fern directly at (502) 367-0254.

Printing, Packaging and Shipping while in Louisville

Need to print brochures or make copies after you arrive in Louisville? The UPS Store located in the Galt House Hotel can help you with your printing needs. Click here to see a list of prices for the most common services offered by the UPS Store. Please feel free to contact them at (502) 583-3784 about other services.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be submitted at check-in on Thursday of the event. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the World Championship. Turn them in to the Pit Administration Registration window when checking in. Click here to download the VEX Robotics and REC Foundation Consent & Waiver Form.

World Championship FAQ

The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation has collected the most commonly asked questions about World Championship. Please download and review the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship Team FAQ document for commonly asked questions and more information.

Sample Concessions Menu for the Kentucky Exposition Center

Please click here for a sample concessions menu for the Kentucky Exposition Center. Please note that not all concessions will be open during all hours of the event and prices may change. These sample menus are intended to assist team leaders and participants plan meals during the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship.

World Championship Apparel

Order World Championship apparel now by clicking here.

Pre-Order Lunches Now Available

The REC Foundation is pleased to provide the option for teams to pre-order their meals during the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship. Avoid waiting in line and arrange payment for your meals ahead of time for your convenience! Please click here to download the 2015 Pre-Order Lunch Form.

Webcast

Event Webcast


Date: 04/15/2015 - 04/18/2015
Kentucky Exposition Center
Louisville, Kentucky 40209
United States

Travel Info

The 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship housing site is now available, with discounts at 36 hotels in Louisville. This is a great opportunity to get a head start on your competition planning. Please follow this link to reserve your room(s) at the VEX Championship rate.

We are also excited to announce that there will be a dedicated and free shuttle bus loop to and from the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship and many of the discounted hotels during all four days of the event. Stay tuned for more details regarding the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship!

Airport Transfer Service
The REC Foundation has negotiated special rates for Airport Transportation Services between the Louisville Airport (SDF) and official 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship hotels. The dedicated Airport Transportation page will allow attendees to book roundtrip airport transfer transportation for the following discounted rates:

Airport/Downtown area hotels for $21 per person.
Airport/East End area hotels for $31 per person.

Additionally, larger group discounts are available:

• Groups of 15 and more may reserve a private bus for $260 each way.
• Larger groups may reserve a 55-seat passenger bus for $550 each way.

All tickets must be purchased in advance and the airport shuttles will only operate between the Louisville airport and the World Championship hotels.

Please visit the official World Championship Airport Transportation website to book your airport transfer.

Visa and Invitation Letter Requests

The REC Foundation is happy to provide visa and invitation letters to teams. In order to process visa and invitation letters, teams must complete two simple steps. First, the team should register and pay for the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship. Next, the team's primary contact should email the following information to support@robotevents.com:

• Team name and number
• Names, birth dates, employers (or "student"), and passport country and number for every team member and adults traveling as chaperones
• School or other organization name and name of team leader, with address and phone number

All visa and invitation letter requests should be submitted to the REC Foundation by January 31, 2015, to ensure proper time for processing. Requests submitted after January 31 will be processed as soon as possible, but may take up to three weeks.

Please note that the REC Foundation will not produce a separate letter for each team member. Instead, the foundation will produce a letter for the entire team and attach the list of team members and mentors.

Team Party Back For 2015

Attention teams! The REC Foundation is pleased to announce that there will be an official team party to conclude the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship to be held on Saturday, April 18 at the Kentucky Kingdom amusement park. Please note that only Kentucky Kingdom will be open during the team party. The attached Hurricane Bay water park will not be open during the 2015 World Championship party. Check back for more details as the event approaches, including purchasing tickets and transportation updates.

Rental Car Discounts Available

The REC Foundation has partnered with Enterprise, Avis, and Budget to provide rental cars at a discounted rate for the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship.

Enterprise Rental Discounts
If you wish to take advantage of the Enterprise discount, please go directly to the Enterprise World Championship Website and use CD# "58B3001" to reserve your vehicle.

Avis Rental Discounts
If you wish to take advantage of the Avis discount, please go directly to the Avis World Championship Website and use Avis Worldwide Discount number "D019176." Attendees can also call Avis at 1-800-331-1600 to book.

Budget Rental Discounts
If you wish to take advantage of the Budget discount, please go directly to the Budget World Championship Website and use Budget Customer Discount number "U011133." Attendees can also call Budget at 1-800-842-5628 to book.

Airline Discounts Available

The REC Foundation has partnered with Delta Airlines and United Airlines to provide discounted air travel to the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship.
For Delta Airlines discount information, please click here.
For United Airlines discount information, please click here.

Learn More About Louisville!

To learn more about our exciting host city, please visit our Louisville World Championship website.

Agenda

Click this link to see the combined 2015 VEX World Championship agenda.

Event Dates

Date: 04/15/2015 - 04/18/2015

Venue/Location:

Kentucky Exposition Center
Louisville, Kentucky 40209
United States

Grade Level: College

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
REC Foundation
Email: support@robotevents.com

Secondary Contact
REC Foundation
Email: support@robotevents.com

General Info

World Championship Information

Volunteer Information

For information on volunteering at the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship, please click here.

Awards Information

You can see the awards for the VEX Robotics World Championship VEX U Division by clicking on the "Awards" tab above. Teams registered for the World Championship may upload pre-submitted awards by clicking here. This year's pre-submitted awards are for the Community Award and Innovate Award. The deadline to register is 11:59 pm CST on March 20, 2015.

Robot Shipping Option

Information about shipping your robot, tools, and supplies through George Fern Exposition & Event Services, the World Championship decorator, can be found here. If you have any questions about robot shipping information, please contact Fern directly at (502) 367-0254.

Spectator Information

The 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship is FREE and open to the public. This lively and engaging event is suitable for the entire family. Spectators are welcome to attend the ceremonies, watch matches, and visit with teams in the pit area. Click here for parking information.

Team FAQ

Please download and review the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship Team FAQ document for commonly asked questions and more information.

Team Email Blast Archive

Please follow this link that will direct you to the team email blast archive on VEXForum.com. Here you will find all of the 2015 VEX World's team email blasts.

VEX Worlds Program

The 2015 VEX Worlds Program is available here.