Mesa West member, Ed Koeneman spent several days last week with The Thunderbolts Robotic team (from Grand Canyon University) in Louisville, Kentucky at the VEX Robotics World Finals.  If  you follow Ed on Facebook, you know he did some sightseeing while he was there.  
In a wrap-up facebook post, he said "What a week! The Thunderbolts finished 36th (in a field of 90 world class competitors). Our record was 2-7-1. So proud of what the entire team accomplished in our first year competing in the VEX Robotics league. Looking forward to next year." 
CLICK HERE to see other photos in Ed's facebook album from the event.
Next time he can attend a meeting if he doesn't have some Louisville memorabilia to auction, some significant happy bucks would probably be in order.