VEX IQ Challenge History – 2015-2016 – Bank Shot

2015-2016: VEX IQ Challenge Bankshot

 


 

The Game:

VEX IQ Challenge – Bank Shot is played on a 4’x8’ rectangular field configured as seen above. Two robots compete in the Teamwork Challenge as an alliance in 60 second long teamwork matches, working collaboratively to score points. Teams also compete in two additional challenges; The Robot Skills Challenge where one robot takes the field to score as many points as possible under driver control; The Programming Skills Challenge where one robot scores as many points as possible autonomously, without any driver inputs.

The object of the game is to attain the highest score by Emptying Cutouts, Scoring Balls into the Scoring Zone and Goals, and by Parking Robots on the Ramp.

 

The Details:

There are a total of forty-four (44) Balls available as Scoring Objects in the game. There is one (1) Scoring Zone, one (1) Goal, one (1) Ramp, and sixteen (16) Cutouts on the field.

Scoring:

Each Ball Scored in the Scoring Zone 1 point
Each Emptied Cutout 1 point
Each Ball Scored in the Goal 3 points
Having One Robot Parked on the Ramp 10 points
Having Two Robots Parked on the Ramp 25 points

Download the official VEX IQ Challenge Bank Shot mobile app!

 

 


Released 4/17/2015

Updated 4/17/2015

Updated 5/6/2015

Updated 4/17/2015

 
 


2016 VEX Robotics World Championship Award Winners:

VEX IQ Challenge Elementary School Division – Full Awards List
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Teamwork Champion 7008A Robotic’s Legend Colegio Adianez Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Teamwork Champion 1140X Discobots Brampton Robotics Education Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Programming Skills Champion 6210E HCS Eagles 5 Heritage Christian School Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Robot Skills Champion 10586A Xiutian PS A Nanning Xiutian Primary School nanning, China
Excellence Award 2014D The Sandpiper Cyborgs Sandpiper Elementary School Redwood City, California, United States
VEX IQ Challenge Middle School Division – Full Awards List
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Teamwork Champion 10543C Bestic C Shanghai Bestic Education Traning Limited shanghai, China
Teamwork Champion 323S Skyhawk Cornerstone Robotics North Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Programming Skills Champion 20828 Infinity Infinity Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Robot Skills Champion 31009A Xi’an TieYi High School A Xi’an Tie Yi High School Xi’an, China
Excellence Award 77777A Robolink – Chargers Robolink Inc. San Diego, California, United States