Beginning Coaches Workshop- Getting things Squared Away for the 2019-20 Season


Event Code: RE-WORKSHOP-19-8154

Program: Workshops & Camps

Type of Event: Workshop

Capacity: 20 / Spots Open: 18

Price: FREE

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Refund Policy

It's free, so just let us know ahead of time if you can't make it.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather event page on Robotevents will be updated.  We will d everyting in our power to contact registrants.  We will also post the information via social media thrugh @explorobots on Twitter and Facebook


No volunteers will be needed for this workshop


12:30 PM to 4:00 PM

The building will be open earlier for a camp that runs until 12:00 so feel free to stop by earlier if you would like.

  1. Introductions
  2. Starting & Managing a Team
  3. Prioritizing all the moving parts-
    1. designing
    2. building
    3. driving
    4. programming
  4. Looking at Squared Away and geting ready for the season.


Event Dates

Date: 07/11/2019


Indian Creek Elementary
10833 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46235
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: No

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Bruce Nelson
Title: Robotics & Design Teacher
Phone: 3179644400
Event Day Phone: 3172500165

Secondary Contact
Monica Katowitz
Phone: 3179644400
Event Day Phone: 3179644400

General Info

Still trying to wrap your head around coaching a VEX IQ team especially at the elementary school level? If you are a new or not-so-new coach, please join us for a afternoon of learning how to navigate REC's VEX IQ competition season the world of robotics works especially for teachers who may not have all the time in the world.  We'll go over strategies for stating a team, and all the various parts that make up the VEX IQ Season in hopes that you will walk away with a basic plan for the season and beyond.  

The workshop will take place from 12:30 - 4:00 or as late as it takes get people squared away with this year's challenge.