Beak Squad Robotics - UE 4-6
|Grade Levels:||Gr 5-6 - Competitive teams (Fall)
Gr 4-6 - Non-competitive team (Spring)
|Purpose:||Upper E Beak Squad Robotics strives to provide our students with tangible, innovative, and unique opportunities to support their interests and develop their skills. Students will work with VEX IQ Robotics to address real-world problems, utilize the Engineering Design Process to build a robot from scratch, and compete locally. Competitions are for Gr 5-6 team(s).|
|Months:||Late August - December/January: Gr 5-6 competition season
Late January - Late April: Gr 4-6 non-competitive season
January - May(tentative): Gr 5-6 competition advancement if qualify
June - July: Gr 4-6 Summer Camps
Competition Team (Gr 5-6): Tuesdays and Thursdays - 3:15- 4:45 p.m. + one Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. monthly; meeting times may be extended close to competition date.
Non-competitive team (Gr 4-6): Mondays - 3:15-4:15 p.m.
|Practice Location:||Founders' Campus W120 Media Center|
|Competition Team (Gr 5-6)
|Students compete in the local qualifying tournament (date: TBA late November - early January)
Additional competitions dependent on team success will be announced.
|Cost:||Competition Team (Gr 5-6): $325 (covers team(s) registration and competition fees, weekly practice snacks, Saturday snack, supplies, T-Shirt, personalized 3D printed locker tags, food for competition day(s), and end of year celebration party)
Non-competitive team (Gr 4-6): $175 (covers supplies, T-Shirts, personalized 3D printed backpack tags, and end of year celebration party)
|Anticipated # of Students:||Competition Team (Gr 5-6): Up to 16 students divided between 2 mixed grade teams
Non-competitive team (Gr 4-6): Up to 20
|Expected Parent Involvement:||
|Coach Info:||Rebeca.Hardy@chca-oh.org - Gr 4-6 Robotics Coordinator and Lead Coach
Caroline.OConnor@chca-oh.org - Coach
|How Do You Register:||
This process has been intentionally developed to allow students and parents a realistic glimpse of UE robotics. We encourage interested students to follow the process for their grade level described below. Pay special attention to deadlines. By the conclusion two weeks' of practices, we hope students and parents understand the time commitment, overall expectations, and mindset of Upper E Beak Squad Robotics.
Competition Team (Gr 5-6) Registration is a three-step process:
Competition Team (Gr 5-6) Open Practice Registration: Sign-Up Genius
Non-competitive team (Gr 4-6) Registration is one-step: Gr 4-6 Non-Competitive Online Registration
|Competition Team (Gr 5-6) Important Dates:||
08/22/22 - Applications available for interested students from Ms. Hardy
|Non-competitive team (Gr 4-6) Important Dates:||
01/09/23 - Information available for interested students from Ms. Hardy and Registration Opens