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SMC Western Wisconsin VRC Tournament

Blended VRC MS/HS

Fecha
13-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Código de evento
RE-VRC-23-3938
Programa
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Tipo de evento
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacidad
36
Plazas disponibles
12
Event Region
Wisconsin
Max Registrations per Organization
12
Standard Registration Opens
30-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
10-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Precio
US$80.00
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

Full concessions will be available.

Elimination Matches

Up to 24 teams will participate in elimination matches.  All elimination matches will be best of 1

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 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.

  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: 13-Jan-2024

Lugar / ubicación:
Somerset Senior High
645 Sunrise Drive
Somerset, Wisconsin 54025
United States

Información de contacto

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Agenda

7:45am  Doors Open

8:00am  Registration and Inspection Begin

9:45am  Drivers and Coaches Meeting

10:00am  Opening Ceremony

10:10am -2:30pm  Qualification Rounds

3:00pm - 4:45pm  Elimination and Final Rounds

4:45pm    Awards Ceremony

Voluntario

If you are willing to help please contact Eric Olson at 651-308-0140

Política de emergencia/mal tiempo

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where I will post updates about the event status as needed.  Please feel free to contact me by phone if you are going to be late to the event. Coaches make sure I have your correct cell phone number.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will not be given for team that have registered for tournament unless replacement team can be found. If the event is cancelled, all paid teams will receive refunds but will forfeit a $5.00 processing fee.  

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.