VEX Robotics Competition

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 representatives to meet and speak with competitors. As an enthralling game-based engineering challenge, VEX attracts nearly 20,000 teams from over 40 countries.

UTG Robotics

UTG Robotics is a Premier Club Robotics team focusing on developing the pre-engineering and robotics skills of young Botsmiths to compete on the international stage. For students interested in design and programming, UTG Robotics fosters learning through a challenging, team-oriented environment where participants collaborate to create an entry for the global Robotics challenge - VEX IQ.
UTG Robotics is a rigorous team-oriented extracurricular program that culminates in a memorable experience designed to awaken wonder and unlock opportunities in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing sectors of engineering.
UTG's Robotics program was founded by Todd Ablett. Todd Ablett is a veteran teacher and robotics coach in BC. Todd has taken teams to national and global competitions for over 20 years, with his most recent teams capturing second place at the VEX world championships. He founded UTG Robotics 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.