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VEX Robotics

Poway Tournament Results

Team 569A had robot issues but still managed to keep a smile on their face throughout the day.  They finished 39th out of 40 and were not selected for the playoffs. Team 569 B finished 7th out of 40 teams in the qualifying rounds. Their alliance went on to perform brilliantly in the playoffs but…
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December 12, 2014 2

Trip to China

In Short: Two NightHawk Robotics students and I just wrapped up our trip to Xi’an and Beijing, China. The 2 students, Bryce Longacre and Franz Froehlich, were there for 31 days as interns for China RobotC and I was there for 24 days as a consultant. RobotC is the software that we use to program…
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August 21, 2014 0

All 3 teams go to Worlds 2014

Team 569A – After 10 qualifying matches they were 8-2 and finished 11th out of 86 teams in their division. They moved on to the playoffs (only 24 teams do so) as the 8th seeded alliance captain. Unfortunately they had to play the #1 seeded alliance in the quarterfinals and were defeated. However they were…
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April 26, 2014 0

State Championship 2014

I don’t think words can begin to describe the excitement of the 40 MVHS students who attended the VEX Robotics CA State Championships this past weekend at Great America in Santa Clara. The competition was fierce as CA is well known for some of the best robotics programs in the world Teams competed in 8…
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March 17, 2014 0

Poway Tournament

3 MVHS robotics teams traveled to Poway High School to compete in our second tournament of the year. There were 41 teams in attendance. Team 569A was ranked 6th out of 41 teams after 8 qualifying matches. The #1 seeded alliance picked them and their alliance went on to WIN the entire tournament. Team 569A…
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December 14, 2013 0

Chula Vista Tournament

On Saturday Nov. 23rd, 3 MVHS robotics teams traveled to Otay Ranch High School to compete in our first tournament of the year. There were 33 teams mostly from San Diego with a few from LA and a couple from Arizona. This year in “Toss Up” the goal is to get as many of your…
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November 23, 2013 0

World Championships 2013

What an action packed adrenaline filled 3 days it was for the NightHawk Robotics Club at the World Championships. Team 569A were the defending World Champions and ended up going 3-0 in their first day of competition. Unfortunately things got a little rough on days 2 and 3 they ended up 4-6 ranking them 51st…
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April 21, 2013 0

Hesperia League

For the first time in our history all 3 MVHS Robotics teams will be attending the World Championships! Our very own Team 569A will be defending their World Championship Title! Season Highlights This past Saturday the NightHawk Robotics Club wrapped up their first ever league appearance. After travelling to Hesperia 4 times for 30 qualifying…
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April 5, 2013 3

CSUN Tournament

On Saturday, 3 MVHS robotics teams traveled to Cal State Northridge to compete in our largest tournament of the year. There were 72 teams mostly from So. Cal, a few from Nor. Cal, and 2 from the UK. This year in “Sack Attack” the goal is to get as many bean bags (called sacks )…
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December 15, 2012 0

World Champions 2012

The size of this event is HUGE. It took up a majority of the Anaheim Convention Center including the arena inside the Convention Center. The arena is where the playoffs were to be held on Saturday and we were hoping to get to. The brainpower in this building was off the charts (including a Nobel…
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April 22, 2012 0