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FREE VEX Robotics Workshop and Scrimmage

Sponsoring Organization: 
School of Engineering, University of New Mexico
Description: 

Workshop for teachers/coaches completely new to robotics as well as for seasoned pros interested in VEX VRC (middle and high school) and VEX IQ (elementary and middle school) robotics. Will be taught by two VEX Foundation reps, two experienced Albuquerque teachers (elementary and high school) and the NM VEX reseller. Very knowledgable folks!
We will also be hosting a scrimmage at the same time for teams wanting to practice VEX and VEX IQ with this year's game elements.
Workshop: http://www.robotevents.com/re-workshop-15-3547.html
VEX Scrimmage Only: http://www.robotevents.com/re-vrc-15-3551.html
VEX IQ Scrimmage Only: http://www.robotevents.com/re-viqc-15-3552.html

Submission Type : 
Conference or Event
Professional Development
Eligibility Requirements: 
None; bring your VEX robots if you have them. Bring consent form: http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/vrc-participant-release-form.pdf
Other Location Information: 
The Centennial Engineering Center is just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd on the east side of University Blvd. Parking is free in Permit Areas, but please do not park in reserved, handicapped, service or meter spots.
Event Season: 
Fall (September - November)
Event Date: 
10/24/15
Cost to Attend: 
FREE!
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Stefi Weisburd
Albuquerque
87106
Phone: 
505-277-5062
Email: 
weisburd [at] unm.edu
Alternative Contact Name: 
Patty Smith
Alternative Contact Phone: 
480-898-0957
Alternative Contact Email: 
patty_smith [at] roboticseducation.org
University or College Affiliation: 
The University of New Mexico
Is your program statewide?: 
Yes
State Area Options: 
Northwest Region
North Central Region
Northeast Region
Central Region
Southwest Region
Southeast Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
Organizational Focus: 
Education
STEM
Women and/or Girls
Youth
Subject Area: 
General - Engineering
Target Audience: 
K-5th Grade
6-8th Grade
9-12th Grade
K-12th Grade Teachers
Homeschool
Undergraduate Students
Community