RoboRunners
VEX IQ | Team 1313 | Traverse City, MI

About RoboRunners Team 1313


RoboRunners Team Pic

RoboRunners are a Traverse City, MI based robotics club. The students are elementary and middle school aged kids competing in the Vex IQ Challenge.

The club has been designing, building, documenting, programming, and driving robots since 2015.

The RoboRunners are made up of boys and girls in 2nd through 8th grade. The team is very ambitious and are always looking to improve. They are supported by a great group of parents and local businesses.


RoboRunners Awards


The RoboRunners have won a number of awards while competing and even been to the finals of the VEX IQ World Championships.
They are members of the Michigan STEM Hall of Fame!


2018 (Ringmaster)


VEX World Championship

  • Design Award - 1313A
  • Teamwork Challenge - Division Finalists - 1313A
  • Robot Skills - 6th Overall - 1313A
  • Robot Skills - 36th Overall - 1313M

GM VEX IQ Michigan Elementary School Championship

  • Excellence Award - 1313A
  • Teamwork Champions - 1313A
  • Robot Skills Champions - 1313A

GM VEX IQ Michigan Middle School Championship

  • Design Award - 1313M
  • Robot Skills Champions - 1313M

REC Online Challenges

  • Make it Real CAD Engineering - 1st Place Elementary School - 1313A
  • VEX Photography Online Challenge - Top 5 - 1313A

Quarkmine Skills Only Last Chance for States VEX IQ Event

  • 1st Place - 1313M
  • 2nd Place - 1313A

Glen Lake VEX IQ State Qualifying Tournament 2

  • Judges Award - 1313M

Quarkmine Skills Only VEX IQ Event

  • 1st Place - 1313A
  • 2nd Place - 1313M

Suttons Bay VEX IQ State Qualifying Tournament

  • Robot Skills Champions - 1313A

Elk Rapids VEX IQ State Qualifying Tournament

  • Excellence Award - 1313M
  • Design Award - 1313A

Glen Lake VEX IQ State Qualifying Tournament

  • Excellence Award - 1313A
  • Teamwork Champions - 1313M
  • Design Award - 1313M
  • Robot Skills Champions - 1313A

2017 (Crossover)


VEX World Championship

  • Teamwork Challenge - 16th Overall
  • Robot Skills - 17th Overall

VEX IQ ES State Championship

  • Excellence Award - 1313
  • Teamwork Champions - 1313

VEX IQ MS State Championship

  • Teamwork Challenge 3rd Place - 1313M
  • Robot Skills 10th Overall - 1313M

Traverse City VEX IQ Qualifying Tournament

  • Excellence Award - 1313
  • Teamwork Champions - 1313
  • Design Award - 1313M

West Michigan VEXIQ - New Year's Tournament

  • Teamwork Champions - 1313
  • STEM Award - 1313

Glen Lake VEX IQ Qualifying Tournament

  • Excellence Award - 1313
  • Design Award - 1313M
  • Robot Skills Champion - 1313M

ELK RAPIDS VEX IQ QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

  • Excellence Award - 1313
  • Teamwork Champions - 1313
  • Design Award - 1313M
  • Robot Skills Champion - 1313

NRGYF VEX IQ ES/MS Crossover Qualifying Event

  • Excellence Award - 1313M
  • Teamwork Champions - 1313M
  • Design Award - 1313
  • Robot Skills Champion - 1313

2016 (Bank Shot)


VEX World Championship

  • Teamwork Challenge - 18th Overall
  • Programming Challenge - 23rd Overall
  • Driver Skills Challenge - 41st Overall

Michigan VEX IQ Elementary State Championship

  • Programming Skills Champion
  • Driver Skills Champion

Nissan VEX IQ Bank Shot Tournament

  • Programming Skills Champion

Charlotte Public Schools Winter Tournament

  • Programming Skills Champion

Traverse City Area 2nd and 3rd Grade League

  • Teamwork Champion

Traverse City Area 4th and 5th Grade League

  • Teamwork Champion
  • Programming Skills Champion
  • Driver Skills Champion

Traverse City Area Spring Tournament

  • Excellence Award
  • Teamwork Champion
  • Programming Skills Champion
  • STEM Research Award

2015 (Highrise)


Traverse City Area League

  • Programming Skills Champion
  • Driver Skills Champion
  • STEM Research Award