Over the past weekend, 70 teams from across New Zealand competed at Massey University for the honour of being the Champions of New Zealand. The Vex Competition was started in 2006, and the first World Championships were held in 2007; It is now the largest robotic completion in the world with over 30 countries, 15000 […]
Glenfield had 2 teams in the first scrimmage of the new robotics season. This was held at Onehunga High School. This year the game is called “Star Struck” and involves throwing foam stars and big cloth cubes across a 600mm high wall to score points in the 2 minute game period. Our teams were 2918E […]
David Aston and Chris Hambling (NZ Kiwibots) are interviewed by NewstalkZB on their return to NZ last Wednesday afternoon. David gives some likely reasons for why the New Zealand team continues to succeed at the highest levels at the biggest robotics competition in the world.
In case you missed it, Glenfield College is now home to yet another major international robotics award. Last year our team came home as the “HIGH SCHOOL TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARD”, which immediately put our team in the VEX STEM Hall of Fame. This is the most prestigious award in it’s category. This year, Mr Aston […]
The GCEC team have returned from the VEX Robotics World Championships April 2016. On the 15 April they left Auckland bound for the VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville Kentucky USA. It was our 4th time in 6 years the team has competed at the “Worlds”. We took two teams. 2918 was run by Jason […]
GCEC 2918 is off to the VEX Robotics World Championships. On 15 April our High School Excellence World Champions are off to Louisville Kentucky to defend their title. We are taking with us an extra team which also qualified at the New Zealand VEX Robotics National Championships held at the end of February. NZ is […]