On Saturday, January 26th, the Tyl robotics team competed in their second competition of the year at the 2nd Annual VEX All Middle School Competition in Mansfield CT. Piloting the robot for Tyl was Austin Huang and Coached by team mate Annali Nelson, Tyl Did an amazing job scoring points in a game called Sack Attack. The objective is to place beanbags into goals varying in heights. After all their hard work and perseverance the Tyl Robotics Team was crowned Tournament Champions, winning by over 100 points.
Tyl also won another award, the Judges award:
The Judges Award goes to a team the judges decide is deserving of special recognition. Judges consider a number of possible criteria for this award, such as team displays of special attributes, exemplary effort and perseverance at the event, and team accomplishments or endeavors throughout the season that may not fall under existing awards - but are nonetheless deserving of special recognition.
The Third award that Tyl won was the Excellence Award.
This is the highest award presented in the VEX Robotics Competition. The recipient of this award is a team that exemplifies overall excellence in building a well-rounded VEX robotics program. This team excels in many areas and is a shining example of dedication, devotion, hard work and teamwork. A strong contender in numerous award categories, this team deserves to be recognized for their accomplishments building a robot and in building a “team” committed to quality in everything they do. The recipient of this award qualifies to participate in the World Vex Robotics Championship in Anaheim, California in April.