*Batteries Not Included Vex IQ Team

Hi! We're the Bellaire Middle School Robotics Team - *Batteries not Included! We're a first year robotics team that has made it to the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship! 

(Our team with our first set of trophies)

(Day #1)

(End of Day #1, with a working robot!)

(Chris and Ruthie Getting it done at State Finals)

As you can see we've made a lot of progress to get this far, and for a first year team to pull this off is truly amazing!

Not sure what we're talking about? Check out this short video outlining Vex Robotics and the World Championship that we're going to..

Up until now we've been completely supported by the Bellaire Robotics Club & Bellaire Youth Center, which got us our base robotics kit and has covered our registrations fees this far (over $1800 so far), and our team mentors have been awesome in many ways including purchasing us extra parts when our new designs call for items we don't currently have. 

This is where we need your help.

We need your financial support to help us get to the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship in Kentucky. 

Our event registration fee has already been covered by Bellaire Robotics Club & Bellaire Youth Center (THANK YOU) however we still need to cover transportation expenses to and from the competition, food, and hotel stay. 

Our current budget is as follows...
$1200 - 2 rooms 4 nights hotel
$350 - Travel Expenses (Fuel & Tolls)
$700 - Food (7 people, 5 days)
$250 - Team Uniform Shirts

All funds raised will be used for getting our team to this competition, any funds raised above what our team needs/actually uses for this event will be invested into our 2018/2019 program (purchasing new parts, game elements, registration fees, etc.)
  • Chris Bellant 
    • $50 
    • 40 mos
  • Julie, Tim & Mike Lewis 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 40 mos
  • Tom Holka Sr McDonalds 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 40 mos
  • Michelle Pavlichek 
    • $75 (Offline)
    • 40 mos
  • Carla Bart 
    • $30 (Offline)
    • 40 mos
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Steve Shawl 
Bellaire, MI
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