For current OCS Robotics information please see the following pages:

OCS Robotics Facebook Page
OCS Robotics Instagram

OCS Robotics

  • Gateway to the West Signature Event is a VEX VRC Robotics Competition

  • Middle School competes 1/31-2/1; High School Competes 2/2-2/3

  • This is one of 25 Signature Events in the World and the ONLY Signature Event in WV

  • Open to 80 middle and 80 high school teams

  • As of print, we have participants from 15 states and Ontario 

  • Tournament winners qualify for Vex World Championships in Dallas, TX

  • OCS Robotics is in its 3rd year with countywide competitive teams

  • There are currently 19 teams across WPHS and the four middle schools 

The competition is sponsored by

  • WVDE

  • Matyskiela and Grant Inc.

  • Siemens

  • West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History 

  • Southwestern Energy

  • Visit Wheeling

  • CMTA

  • Hanlon, McCormick, Schramm, Bickford & Schramm Co., LPA

  • The Stifel Foundation

  • J.B. Chambers Memorial Foundation

  • West Virginia University

  • IXL