Sunday, December 6, 2015

VEX Program Information Update

Hello Vex Parents,

Please read this fully as there is a lot of important information. Here are our final dates for Vex.

Tuesday Dec. 8th--PLHS 6:00-9:00 build, program, practice, practice

Tuesday Dec. 15th--PLHS 6:00-6:30 Dan will have Parts only available. NO TEAMS CAN BUILD
                               at the school.

                               Deadline for pre-order pizza meal.****SEE BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS.

Thursday Dec. 17th--PLHS 6:00-8:30 Final night for practice before Saturday's Competition.

Saturday Dec.19th--PLHS VEX COMPETITION.  7:30am-to approximately 5:00pm. 

                               Tentative Schedule
7:30 am        Doors open for Check In & Lunch Payment
8:00 am        Concessions open
8:30 am        Drivers Meeting
9:00 am        Opening Ceremonies
9:15 am        Competition begins
12:00 pm        Lunch Break, or best stopping point as matches allow.
12:45 pm        Competition resumes
TBD          Alliance Selections – top 4 teams
TBD          Elimination Rounds begin
TBD          Awards Ceremony


$5.00 PIZZA LUNCH DEAL – 2 slices of Domino’s pizza, a bag of chips, and a drink - will be offered at the Middle School Robotics (VEX) Tournament on December 19th at the Prior Lake High School, by FRC Team 2169 KING TeC and the Prior Lake Robotics Booster Club.
We ask that you PLEASE have ONE parent from each team be in charge of gathering the order information and payment for the team & families and input the information into the form. This is due on Tuesday December 15th. Then that person will need to pay us when they pick up the tickets on Saturday.
Here is the link for pizza orders, Please remember Only one person from each team needs to input your order.

Jennifer Walters

Saturday, October 31, 2015

2015 VEX Game Manual --- Tower of Terror

The Prior Lake Robotics VEX Program's Game Manual is now available for distribution.

For questions about the VEX program, please email

Thursday, October 1, 2015

NOTICE: Date Change on Middle School VEX Robotics Sign-Up

VEX Middle School Robotics Sign-UP
Tuesday, Oct 13th 7PM PLHS Auditorium

Form teams and hand out the kits
Team size: 4-5 students per team
Registration fee: $170.00 plus a $100 deposit check
Both checks made to “Prior Lake Robotics


Pre-Registering will save everyone time on sign-up night and the process move more quickly for everyone!!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

2015 Prior Lake Robotics Vex Presentation

This is the presentation that was shared with parents and students on the 2015 Prior Lake Robotics VEX information night.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

2015 Middle School Vex Program Information

All meetings are at 6pm and held in the PLHS Commons area unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Oct 13th PLHS Auditorium
Form teams and hand out the kits
Team size: 4-5 students per team
Registration fee: $170.00 plus a $100 deposit check
Both checks made to “Prior Lake Robotics

Tentative schedule.
 Subject to change.   Watch your emails.

Thursday, Sept 24th 
Parent info night 7-9pm PLHS auditorium.

Tuesday, Oct 13th, 7-9pm PLHS auditorium.
Team forming night/kit hand out.

** Teams will meet on most Thursday evenings 6-8:30 at PLHS commons.
** Teams can come in for extra parts on Tuesday evenings 6:30-7:30. See Mr. Walters in the commons.


Thursday Oct 22th 6-8:30pm 
build night work on square bot platform.

Thursday Oct 29th 
need running square bot and game reveal.

Thursday, Nov 5th 
build/program night.

Thursday, Nov 12th 
build/program night.

Thursday, Nov 19th 
build/program night.

Thursday, Dec 3rd  
Peer review/build/program night.

Thursday, Dec 17th 
final build and practice night.

Saturday, Dec 19th 
VEX Tournament all day

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

2015 Vex Information Meeting & Signup Schedule Announcement

Initial Meeting Dates for the Middle School Vex Robotics Program Have Been Set:

September 24  ---  7:00 pm - 9:00pm  ---  initial info night. 
October 6         --- 6:30 pm - 9:00pm  ---  official signup night.  

High School Auditorium

For questions about the VEX program, please email

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Information For 2015 First Lego League & Junior Lego League

FLL and Jr FLL information/ registration and team formation nights will be held on two nights. 

You need only attend one of the evenings.  

When:  September 8th or September 10th

             Jr. FLL registration is at 6:00.  
             FLL registration begins at 7:30.  

Where:  Prior Lake High School Lecture Hall

What:  During these meetings you will find out more regarding the schedule for the season, work on team formation, ask questions, etc

Please download and complete the appropriate form and bring to the meeting:

The Jr.  FLL program serves kids in grades K-3 between the ages of 6-9.  We will be forming teams of 4 which meet on Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 6-7 at Prior Lake High school commons from September-November.  The fee for Jr. FLL is $70.  

For questions about the Jr.FLL program, please email

The FLL program serves kids in grades 4-8 between the ages of 9-14.  We will forming teams of 6 which meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 at Prior Lake High school commons from September - November with the possibility of advancing to regional and state tournaments held in January and early February.  The fee for FLL is $120.00

For questions about FLL, please email

Information on 2015 First Lego League Game: Trash Trek

Information on 2015 Junior First Lego League Game: Waste Wise


Prior Lake Robotics

2015 Calendar of Events