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Interested in the In-House League?

 This is our new pilot program with its own competition—the Robot Rumble!

This program is designed for students who are new to robotics or 

can't commit to the long season of the Competitive Club. 

Student Interest meeting will be after school on 9/20 in B302  

For more details, check out the 2017-18 In-House League Recruitment Information


Interested in the Competitive Club?

 Students interested in participating in the Brooks VEX Robotics Competitive Club

are invited to attend a Student Interest Meeting on 

Wednesday, Sept. 6 OR Thursday, Sept. 7 from 3:30-4:15 pm in room D202

This includes both returning and new members.

Coaches will explain the program and application process and answer any questions. 

When does the Competitive Club meet?

 All teams meet Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm

 in addition to occasional Saturday meetings or competitions 

from October to March. 

Calendar for the 2017-18 Competitive Club season 

This year's VEX Robotics Challenge game is In the Zone.

Check out the game video and game manual here.

For more details about the Competitive Club program and recruitment process check out the

2017-2018 Brooks VEX Robotics Recruitment Information

Tryout List 

VEX Tryout Parts Test 

Brooks VEX Robotics Coaches:

Marc Bishop, Head Coach

John McDowell, Head Coach

Joseph Casanovas, Competitive Club Coach

Tasia Pena Rodriguez, In-House League Coach

Gretchen Junker, In-House League Coach

OPEF VEX Robotics Program Coordinator:


The Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF) is a privately funded, nonprofit organization that brings artists, architects,          scientists, and technology experts into K-8th grade classrooms at every District 97 School. Our professional partners share their passion for learning while conducting hands-on projects with more than 4,100 students last year. OPEF also runs BASE Camp, exceptional summer enrichment delivered in a fun, collaborative environment, BASE Camp helps to fund OPEF's free in-school programming. Learn more at opef.org.

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