Grandville Halloween VRC Over/Under Tournament
Blended VRC MS/HS Region 4
- 28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
- Código de evento
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Tipo de evento
- Event Format
- Field Control System
- Smart Field Control
- Plazas disponibles
- Event Region
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Early-Bird Registration Opens
- 28-Aug-2023 16:00 EDT
- Standard Registration Opens
- 16-Sep-2023 16:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 18-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
- Payment Deadline
- 16-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
- It is past the registration deadline.
This is the first Halloween tournament to be held in Grandville's new Competition Center! Costumes are encouraged, and we'll be giving prizes out for costumes during the day.
All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and 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.
We will be collecting physical engineering notebooks at this event for judging.
Lunch and Concessions
A lunch pre-order form will be sent to all teams and full concessions will be available from 9 am to 3 pm.
Number of elimination alliances - 16 alliances will play in the finals.
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
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
Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.
Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com
Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Power strip and extension cord
Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)
Banners and other decorations for your team pit table
Giveaways if you have them
Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.
Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
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.
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.
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)
Nivel académico : All
Concurso de habilidades de robots ofrecido: Sí
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
Fecha: 28-Oct-2023Lugar / ubicación:
4900 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
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Schedule/Agenda - subject to change
7:30am Doors Open / Robot Check-in and Inspection Begins
7:30am Skills Fields Open (Main Gym)
8:30am Robot Inspection/Skills Concludes
8:30am Drivers Meeting (Main Gym)
8:45am Opening Ceremonies (Main Gym)
9:00am Qualifying/Skills Rounds Begin
9:00am Technical Judging Begins
2:30pm Qualifying Rounds/Skills/Judging Conclude
2:45pm Alliance Selection
3:00pm Eliminations Begin
Individuals interested in volunteering may contact Doug Hepfer ([email protected])
Política de emergencia/mal tiempo
In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where we will post updates about the event status if there is a delay or cancellation. Please feel free to call or text us by phone, if you are going to be late.
Refund and Payment Policies
Event payments are expected when you register for the event. Please contact us if you need some specific accommodation in this area (Doug Hepfer, 616-540-3239)
All requests for refunds must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Refunds if approved will be processed within 1 month following the event.
Health and Safety Policies
We will conply with all local, state, and federal requirements in place as of the event date related to managing the spread of COVID-19.
Webcast for the event is TBD.
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. Teams that have online notebooks should print a copy and bring it with them to the event.