October 28, 2017 The Jr. Jacket VEX IQ Tournament is the first VEX IQ tournament in the region. Elementary and Middle School teams from Iowa and Nebraska came to compete in the Ringmaster game. They got the chance to show off their early designs and learn a lot of lessons they’ll use later in the season.
The STEM Research Project Award was awarded to team 2501X (Team X-Treme) from Thomas Jefferson. The Design Award was awarded to team 2501W (The Hive) from Thomas Jefferson. The Sportsmanship Award was awarded to team 985F (Process of Alumination) from Mary Our Queen School.
This tournament also qualified two teams for the US Open VEX IQ Tournament. The Excellence award was awarded to team 985B (Spartans) from Mary Our Queen School. The Teamwork Champion Award was earned by 2501Z (Narwhals) from Thomas Jefferson and 985B (Spartans). The Robot Skills Champions were 2501Z (Narwhals) from Thomas Jefferson.
A great performance by these teams and the rest of the field! Check out the results below. Continue reading