Upcoming Events

Engineering Drawings Virtual Session

BotsIQ invites all students to attend a virtual session on Engineering Drawings. Students will have the chance to hear from Westmoreland County Community College Professor & BotsIQ Judge, Frank Stasa and ask questions about their work as well as documentation rubric standards. We highly encourage all teams to attend this session. Engineering Drawings Virtual Session Meeting Link *Please do not use this Meet Link before February 9th

Aspire & ShopBot Training

Trinity Area High School 231 Park Avenue, Washington, PA

Want to learn how you can use a CNC router to make usable parts for your team's bot? Join BotsIQ teacher Brandon Prentice (Trinity Area High School) as he shows how to combine Aspire's intuitive CNC software to make UHMW parts on a ShopBot. Registration Link

Student Advisor Meeting #3 (Monday Option)

Student Ambassadors agree to attend three virtual meetings throughout the school year to receive important information regarding BotsIQ events, updates, and deadlines. Meeting #3 will cover announcements regarding BotsIQ Prelim Competitions. Student Advisors may attend this meeting either on: -Monday, February 13th, 4-5PM OR -Wednesday, February 15th, 4-5PM Both sessions will provide the same information, and student advisors need only attend one session. The meeting link will be sent one week prior to the first meeting. Contact JoAnna ([email protected]) with any needs or questions.

Documentation Due 2/15 – Project Schedule, Safety Plan, Promotional/Marketing Materials

Submit: Project Schedule, Safety Plan, Promotional/Marketing Materials Use the following link: https://form.jotform.com/conklin/botsiq-documentation-submission BotsIQ 2022-23 Documentation Submission Rules and Regulations: In order to participate in the competitions, every BotsIQ team is responsible for submitting all required documentation to BotsIQ. All documentation must be submitted by its due date.  (See the BotsIQ Documentation Rubric for due dates.) Teams will earn 1 bonus point per section that is submitted by 11:59 PM the day BEFORE documentation is due. Example: If a documentation section is due by February 1st, a team will earn a bonus point for the section if it is submitted by 11:59 PM on January […]

Battery Making Training

Haas Factory Outlet 549 Keystone Drive, #A, Warrendale, PA

Is your team interested in creating its own battery packs? Join BotsIQ teacher Evan Clark (Pine-Richland High School) as he teaches how to create your own custom battery pack. Registration Link

Student Advisor Meeting #3 (Wednesday Option)

Student Ambassadors agree to attend three virtual meetings throughout the school year to receive important information regarding BotsIQ events, updates, and deadlines. Meeting #3 will cover announcements regarding BotsIQ Prelim Competitions. Student Advisors may attend this meeting either on: -Monday, February 13th, 4-5PM OR -Wednesday, February 15th, 4-5PM Both sessions will provide the same information, and student advisors need only attend one session. The meeting link will be sent one week prior to the first meeting. Contact JoAnna ([email protected]) with any needs or questions.

Girls Exploring Engineering Day 2023

Commonwealth Charter Academy TechWorks 162 East Bridge Street, Homestead, PA

You're invited to join BotsIQ for its second annual Girls Exploring Engineering Day!  BotsIQ will be partnering with Women in Manufacturing - Western PA Chapter to provide career conversations, hands-on activities and more! Registration is required! Reserve your spot today: https://form.jotform.com/conklin/girls-exploring-engineering-2023 Location: Commonwealth Charter Academy's TechWorks (162 East Bridge Street, Homestead, PA 15120) Tentative Schedule:  8:00AM - 8:45AM - Registration, light breakfast (muffins, granola bars, etc. provided by BotsIQ) 8:45AM - Event Kick-off - BotsIQ Team 9:00 - Hybrid Session with Women in Manufacturing Western PA - Ally Demas (Process Engineer, Pfizer | Event Moderator) Introduction to Women in Manufacturing - Melissa […]

Documentation Due 3/1 – Industry Tour, Advisor Interview, Accounting/Fundraising Materials

Submit: Industry Tour, Advisor Interview, Accounting/Fundraising Materials Use the following link: https://form.jotform.com/conklin/botsiq-documentation-submission BotsIQ 2022-23 Documentation Submission Rules and Regulations: In order to participate in the competitions, every BotsIQ team is responsible for submitting all required documentation to BotsIQ. All documentation must be submitted by its due date.  (See the BotsIQ Documentation Rubric for due dates.) Teams will earn 1 bonus point per section that is submitted by 11:59 PM the day BEFORE documentation is due. Example: If a documentation section is due by February 1st, a team will earn a bonus point for the section if it is submitted by 11:59 PM on January […]

BotsIQ Preliminary Competition - Westmoreland County Community College - Day 1

Westmoreland County Community College Student Achievement Center 145 Pavillion Lane, Youngwood, PA

Join BotsIQ for its annual preliminary competition at Westmoreland County Community College's Student Achievement Center (145 Pavilion Ln, Youngwood, PA 15697). All BotsIQ teams must attend one preliminary competition prior to competing in the annual Finals Competition on April 28th and 29th. Teams attending this event – TBD Tentative Preliminary Competition Schedule: Teams Registration – 7:30AM – 8:30AM Safety Inspections begin - 8:15AM Opening Ceremony – 10:00AM Bouts Begin – 10:30AM Lunch – 12:30PM – 1:00PM Competition Ends – 4:30PM

BotsIQ Preliminary Competition - Westmoreland County Community College - Day 2

Westmoreland County Community College Student Achievement Center 145 Pavillion Lane, Youngwood, PA

Join BotsIQ for its annual preliminary competition at Westmoreland County Community College's Student Achievement Center (145 Pavilion Ln, Youngwood, PA 15697). All BotsIQ teams must attend one preliminary competition prior to competing in the annual Finals Competition on April 28th and 29th. Teams attending this event – TBD Tentative Preliminary Competition Schedule: Teams Registration – 7:30AM – 8:30AM Safety Inspections begin - 8:15AM Opening Ceremony – 10:00AM Bouts Begin – 10:30AM Lunch – 12:30PM – 1:00PM Competition Ends – 4:30PM

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