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11th Annual - Menasha VEX V5 Robotics Challenge

Blended V5RC MS/HS

Datum
7-Dec-2024 Add to Calendar
Veranstaltungscode
RE-V5RC-24-5529
Programm
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Veranstaltungsart
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Kapazität
42
Verfügbare plätze
-
Event Region
Wisconsin
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Early-Bird Registration Opens
7-Oct-2024 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
26-Oct-2024 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
4-Dec-2024 16:00 EST
Preis
$80.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

Allgemeine information

 

Registration Information

All participating teams must be registered with VEX V5 Robotics Competition on the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website.

Engineering notebooks

We will be collecting Physical engineering notebooks at this event for judging.

Lunch and Concessions

Full concessions will be available from 9 am to 3 pm. Lunch specials will be announced.

Elimination Matches

The number of elimination alliances depends on the total number of teams signed up (16-23 teams = 8 alliances in finals, 24-31 teams =12 alliances in finals, 32+ teams = 16 alliances in finals). Eleminations matches will start shortly after the last qualification match at about 3:00.

Competition Preparation

All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

 

Review all game information: Current Game Webpage

  1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. Robots must use VEX V5 parts. Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the V5 Robot Inspection Checklist

  2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

  3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com

  4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.

    • Goggles/Safety Glasses

    • Spare parts & tools

    • Batteries and chargers

    • Power strip and extension cord

    • Laptop computer

    • Programming cable

    • Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)

    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit table

    • Giveaways if you have them

  5. Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.

  6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

  7. Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

  8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks, ask the tournament director for a safe location if grinding is needed.

  9. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your V5 Brain.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to robotevents.com prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)

 


Klassenstufe: All

Herausforderung der roboterfähigkeiten: Ja

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Datum: 7-Dec-2024

Veranstaltungs-/austragungsort:
Menasha High School
420 7th Street
Menasha, Wisconsin 54952
United States

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Agenda

Tentative Agenda 

7:00 am - Doors Open, Registration Open

7:15 am - Inspection, Practice, Judges Interviews

9:45 am - Drivers Meeting - Robot Inspection Deadline

10:00 am - Opening Ceremony

10:05 am - Qualification Matches Start, Skills Field Opens

2:45 pm - Qualification​ Matches End, Skills Field Closes

3:15 pm - Alliance Selection

3:45 pm - Elimination Rounds Start

- Quarter finals

- Semi Finals

- Finals

5:15 pm - Award announcements - Closing

 

Concessions are open most of the day serving a breakfast and lunch assortment at very reasonable prices.

If you are delayed in arriving to our event, please call Jim Eastman at 920-740-9177

The match schedule must be completed at the scheduled time and no team additions are possible after the match schedule is released.  So, please call if you will be arriving late so we can get you on the match schedule!

Sich freiwillig melden

If you wish to volenteer please contact Michael Thunes or Jim Eastman.

Richtlinie für not-/schlechtwettersituationen

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If bad weather is in the forecast, please watch your emails for updates from us regarding possible cancellation of our event.  If needed, we will post a cancellation notice on our tournament page at RobotEvents.com.

If you are delayed in arriving to our event, please call Jim Eastman at 920-740-9177

The match schedule must be completed at the scheduled time and no team additions are possible after the match schedule is released.  So, please call if you will be arriving late so we can get you on the match schedule!

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds (excluding the $5 RECF admin fee) will be given if a cancellation is communicated to us 14 or more days prior to event.  For cancelations please contact Michael Thunes @ [email protected].

In the event that this competition need to be cancelled due to inclement weather a full refund will be awarded (excluding the $5 RECF admin fee).

Webcast

Watch the event LIVE here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fdTbcjYlgs

Judging Format

  • All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.