About This Course
The ultimate showdown is here! BattleBots brings the craftsmanship of engineering together with the high-octane excitement of a robotics championship. Grab your goggles and get ready to build a robot from scratch, following expert design standards from tech leaders. You’ll devise custom games for your robot to play and optimize your bot’s hardware and software as it competes against your peers’ designs, ensuring maximum chance of victory. On your way to world domination, you’ll deck your robot with custom designs to give it creative character. Think you have what it takes to make it to the winner’s circle? “Let the bot battle begin!”
- Build a custom robot with VEX V5 hardware
- Program behaviors and controls in C++
- Design original games and challenges for your robot
- Compete in a BattleBots-style championship
Here’s a sample of what a week in the course could look like! Please keep in mind that students will progress at varying paces; this is a general outline of the key material and overall student experience.