Texas 4-H Robotics Advisory Committee
Applications for new youth and adult committee members are now open and will close on October 15. Eligibility and other details can be found in the attached document. Below are the links for youth and adult applications. Youth (not adults) are required to have a non-parent/guardian adult complete the Adult Recommendation Form.
Youth Application: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ey6tNlowKuznu6N
Adult Recommendation Form: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eQYLyplsG8alSgB
Adult Application: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_doQYquODCVqnY2x
Major Stock Shows
San Antonio and San Angelo stock shows are each planning to host their first robotics competitions in 2016.
· San Angelo
o February 11, 2016
o TCEA Game Format
§ Rules: http://www.tcea.org/robotics
o Stock Show site: http://www.sanangelorodeo.com/events/2016/robotics
· San Antonio
o Please keep an eye on their website for dates, rules and other details. Estimated announcement timeframe is early October.
Plans are underway to have an invitational robotics contest at Texas 4-H Roundup in 2016. Rules and additional details will be released this fall. Stay tuned.
FREE Online Robotics Course for Beginners
Sign up now for our free online course that will start in October. No prior robotics experience required. A flyer has been attached to share with interested parties. Module lesson titles include:
o Sort and Build
o Driving School
o Stay in Touch
o Eyes of the Robot
o Design Like an Engineer
o Helping Hand
o How Far, How Fast
The course is designed for beginner leaders to go through the course with their students and robot kits. Requirements for taking the course include at least:
o 1 adult volunteer
o Youth 4-H members
o 1 Lego Mindstorm NXT or EV3 (preferred) kit
To register, go to this URL: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8wspaSBZN007SAZ Once registered, a detailed step-by-step set of login instructions for the course will be made available (in PDF format) to download.