VEX Team 6260 Mercury competed in the 2016/17 game, STARSTRUCK at qualifying tournaments around Hillsborough County. Team qualified for and competed at the Florida State Tournament where they also qualified for a slot at the U.S. National. Unfortunately, they could not attend because all slots were taken.
VEX Robotics Competition Starstruck is played on a 12 ft x 12 ft foam-mat, surrounded by a sheet metal and lexan perimeter. There are thirty-two Stars and Cubes which teams can Score into Zones; teams also score points for Hanging above various heights. Matches are played on a field set up as illustrated in the figures below. Two Alliances – one “red” and one “blue” – composed of two teams each, compete in each Match. The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by Scoring your Stars and Cubes in your Zones and by Hanging Robots on your Hanging Bar.
VEX 6260: Riccelo Guidorizzi
3d Annual VEX VRC Starstruck State Qualifier – January 2017
Mercury ranked 10
Greater Tampa VEX League – February 2017
Mercury ranked 18
Bayside VEX Robotics Competition – February 2017
Mercury ranked 3. Tournament Champion
Florida VEX State Tournament – February 2017
Mercury ranked 24
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