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1909 W Broadway Unit 210

1909 W Broadway Unit 210

Vancouver, BC V6J 1Z3

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Todd Ablett and UTG Academy would like to cordially invite you to the Botsmith Info session this Sunday October 20, 2019.

There will be 2 times to come by for the info session

  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Key Speaker Todd Ablett

A veteran teacher and robotics coach in BC. Todd has taken teams to national and global competitions for almost 30 years, with his most recent teams capturing second place at the VEX world championships. He founded Botsmith Academy this year to provide competitive team robotics to a wider audience across Vancouver. Additionally, in 2019 his student was accepted into Harvard with a Full Academic Scholarship. In 2010, his lifelong passion earned him Canada’s highest distinction as an educator, the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). He regularly hosts professional development courses for teachers across BC and has even lectured on the future of education as a speaker for TEDx.

Todd is recruiting up to 25 team members for the Botsmith Team this year to compete at the VEX tournaments. Team members must be under 15 years old to attend VEX IQ. cut off birthday is May 1st 2004. Check out https://www.robotevents.com/seasons/126/faq/pdf?tag=Other for more information.


VEX Competitions

Recognized as the largest and fastest-growing educational robotics competition in the world, VEX attracted attendance from Ivy-league schools like Harvard and MIT, and attention of global brands like Google, Tesla, and Intel, who act as event sponsors and send reps to meet and speak with competitors. As an enthralling game-based engineering challenge, VEX attracts nearly 20,000 teams from over 40 countries.

This info session is for parents who may be interested in joining Todd’s Botsmith Team. You may ask Todd any questions you may have about the program!

Feel free to invite your friends to the event!

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1909 W Broadway Unit 210

1909 W Broadway Unit 210

Vancouver, BC V6J 1Z3

Canada

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