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Grandville New Years VRC Over/Under Tournament (Blended)

Blended VRC MS/HS Region 4

Fecha
6-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Código de evento
RE-VRC-23-2990
Programa
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Tipo de evento
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacidad
60
Plazas disponibles
24
Event Region
Michigan
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Early-Bird Registration Opens
4-Sep-2023 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
25-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
1-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
25-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Precio
US$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Información general

Registration Information

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.

Engineering notebooks

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

Lunch and Concessions

Click here  lunch pre-order form to access the lunch pre-order.  For $7 you get 2 pieces of pizza, fruit, snack and a drink.  Please order by Wednesday, January 3 by 8pm.  Full concessions will be available from 9 am to 3 pm. 

Elimination Matches

Number of elimination alliances - 16 alliances will play in the finals.

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)

 

 


Nivel académico : All

Concurso de habilidades de robots ofrecido: Sí

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Fecha: 6-Jan-2024

Lugar / ubicación:
Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Información de contacto

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Agenda

Schedule/Agenda - subject to change

Agenda

7:30am Doors Open / Robot Check-in and Inspection Begins

7:30am Skills Fields Open (Main Arena)

8:30am Robot Inspection/Skills Concludes

8:30am Drivers Meeting (Main Arena)

8:45am Opening Ceremonies (Main Arena)

9:00am Qualifying/Skills Rounds Begin

9:00am Technical Judging Begins

3:00pm Qualifying Rounds/Skills/Judging Conclude

3:15pm Alliance Selection

3:30pm Eliminations Begin

4:30pm Awards

Voluntario

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

Webcast for the event is TBD.

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.  Teams that have online notebooks should print a copy and bring it with them to the event.