Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Team Name: Gremlin
Robot Name: Gremlin
Program: V5RC
Active: Yes
Grade Level: High School
Location: Mcdonough, Georgia, United States

About the Team

Team 5203G Gremlin is a 9 person team from Ola High School in McDonough, GA. This is our 3rd year competing as a VRC team. Last year our team was ranked 16th seed in our World's division and upset the number 1 seed. We also were Tournament Finalists at the Great Wolf Lodge Signature Event, finished 12th in qualifications at the Haunted Signature Event, and won the Design Award at the Georgia State Championship. The team qualified for VEX Worlds at Kalahari from the Skills Challenge rankings. OUTREACH: In previous years, we have mentored 5203R – VEX IQ team from Ola MS. Our team mentors with building, interview prep, design notebook, etc. and Google Super Team – We have been recognized as a Google Super Team where we mentor new teams from around the country. This year we are mentoring our local elementary school's team as well as doing videos and lesson plans to help new coaches start their VEX IQ teams. These are released weekly on our private youtube shared with local teams in Georgia. The hope is to grow VEX IQ in our area. VOLUNTEERING/HOSTING: Hosting VEX High School, VEX Middle School, and VEX IQ Middle School State Championship events. Volunteers for setup and running the Georgia TSA State Conference VEX event and Georgia TSA FLC Tournament. Volunteer setup for National SkillsUSA in Atlanta.

About this Season

VEX SIGNATURE EVENTS: Mall of America - Design Award, 3rd in Robot Skills, quarterfinalist / Haunted Signature - Tournament Champions, 2nd in Robot Skills / Sugar Rush Signature - Excellence Award and Tournament Champions / LOCAL EVENTS: Ola HS Spooktacular - Robot Skills Champion, Tournament Champions, Excellence Award / Fall Leadership - Robot Skills Champion, Tournament Champions, Excellence Award / 13th Annual CEC Competition - Tournament Champions and Excellence Award / Ola Ugly Sweater Competition - Robot Skills Champion, Tournament Champions, Excellence Award / GEORGIA VEX STATE CHAMPIONSHIP - Excellence Award / VEX Worlds - Division Champions (Math) and Amaze Award

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