Robotics of Vermillion (ROV)

An inclusive, non-profit youth robotics program aimed at offering an educational experience at no-cost to school-aged children from 3rd grade through high school. Participants use science, technology, engineering, math, and teamwork skills as they build and code their own robots for competition.

ROV is not affiliated with any school or other organization.  Our participants come from local Vermillion schools and also home schools.

Teams meet two times a week in the early session (3:30-5pm) or the later session (5:30-7pm). Students are placed on teams with others in the same age group and with those who are able to meet at the same times.

2021-2022  Events

NOTE: VRC is for our High School Division;

VIQ is for Elementary and Middle School Divisions

Aug 12-14: “The Robotics Challenge” by
     Robotics of Vermillion @ Clay County Fair

Aug 30: First Day of Robotics

Nov 13: VIQ @ Vermillion

Nov 20: VRC @ Douglas

Dec 11: VIQ Middle School @ Harrisburg

Dec 11: VRC @ Harrisburg

Dec 12: VIQ Elementary @ Harrisburg

Jan 15: VIQ @ Canton

Jan 15: VRC @ Groton

Feb 5: VIQ @ Sioux Falls (Maybe)

Feb 5: VRC @ SD School of Mines

Feb 19 or Mar 5: VIQ State Championships @ USD

Feb 26: VRC State Championships @ SD School of Mines April 4-6: VIQ US Open - Council Bluffs

May 8-10: Middle School World Championships

May 10-12: Elementary Div World Championships

2018-2019 Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor: $5000+

Herrera Family

Platinum Sponsor: $2500-4999.99

Gold Sponsor: $1000 – 2499.99

Automated 

Silver Sponsor:  $500 – 999.99

Vermillion Optimists

Vermillion Rotary

Masaba

Buchholtz Family

Port Family

Fraternal Order of Eagles

Bronze Sponsor: Up to $499.99

Atlas Tree

Total Flooring

Mead Lumber

Facebook Donors

2019-2020 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor: $2500-4999.99

Dakota Hospital Foundation

Gold Sponsor: $1000 – 2499.99

Herrera Family

Eagles (Men & Women)

Dakota Realty

Bella Group

Silver Sponsor:  $500 – 999.99

Schroeder Family

Schapekahm Family

Clay County Youth Trust Fund

Vermillion Rotary

Duane Jones

Bronze Sponsor: Up to $499.99

Coffee Cup Fuel Stops

Vermillion Federal Credit Union

Mayrose Family

Vermillion Civic Council

Clay-Union Electric

Basin Electric Power

Blaine's Body Shop
Collinsworth Family

Mary Ulrich | Brian Lawson

SFSD Employees | Anonymous 

Facebook Donations | Karon Fuller

Gary Rasmussen | Craig Thompson

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