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Tigertown Throwdown VEXU Qualifier

Date
5-Feb-2022
Event Code
RE-VEXU-21-4755
Program
VEX U
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
16
Spots Open
3
Event Region
South Carolina
Price
$5.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to Tigertown Throwdown!

This event will feature some of the best VEXU teams for the largest qualifying event in the world! We will be hosting a VRC tournament on the same day. Teams are welcome to volunteer or do skills at this tournament!

This event will take place on Clemson University's campus. Teams will be required to follow all University policies while on-campus. Be sure to acquire a parking pass before attending the event! The most economical option is to purchase a weekend parking pass for $8 - we apologize for the inconvenience! 

Please note: this event will feature the new GPS code on the skills field, but not the competition fields. If you are making use of the GPS sensor and need them on the competition fields, feel free to reach out to bmmcgui@clemson.edu


Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Feb-2022

Venue/Location:
Hendrix Student Center
720 McMillan Road
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

FRIDAY FEB 4
5:00 PM Doors Open. Inspection and Skills begin
9:00 PM End of Skills
11:00 PM Venue Closes

 

SATURDAY FEB 5
8:00 AM       Doors Open. Inspection and Skills begin
8:45 AM Event Meeting
9:00 AM Begin Qualification Matches
12:15 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Qualifications Resume
3:00 PM Alliance Selection
3:05 PM Eliminations
5:00 PM Awards

Volunteer

Please email bmmcgui@clemson.edu for more information about volunteering! We appreciate your help!

Sign Up To Volunteer Below!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4daead2fa3f5c52-tigertown

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the event is cancelled this will be communicated to the team's primary contact and displayed here. Teams will be informed if the Health & Safety policies need to be implemented 

Refund Policy

Teams who wish to remove themselves from the event will receive a full refund if they notify the Event Partner 4-weeks prior to the event. Teams who have registered but have not paid or submitted a PO 4-weeks prior to the event will be removed from the event unless a special arrangement has been made with the Event Partner. If the event is canceled, a full event registration refund will be given to all paid teams. Teams are responsible for their own transportation and hotel costs. 

Health and Safety Policies

We will follow University recommendations for hosting a safe event. Teams will be asked to comply with these. Check back here regularly for updates about Health & Safety Policies

Currently In-Place:

1. The University has instituted a mask mandate for all buildings on campus. All event participants will be required to wear a mask while at the event. 

2. There are no current limits on team or spectator attendance. Event participants who do not feel well should not attend; we are live streaming the event. 

Cancellations

If the event is canceled for Health & Safety considerations, notice will be given as far in advance as possible. Two weeks before the event date, we will re-evaluate our policies, and determine if cancellation is required. 


Date: 5-Feb-2022
Hendrix Student Center
720 McMillan Road
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
United States

Travel Info

This event will take place at Hendrix Student Center on Clemson University's campus. You will need to purchase a parking pass to park on campus - the best way to do this is to purchase a weekend pass for $8.

Enter through the front entrance, and climb the staircase to the 2nd floor. Elevators are available to the right.

Webcast

This event will be broadcast to the South Carolina VEX youtube channel.

Judging

This event will feature a hybrid judging model, with Digital Notebook Submissions and Standard, In-Person pit interviews of teams. Teams with physical notebooks should scan their notebooks into a digital format. 

Notebook Submission

https://forms.gle/MACATmLUFrnKtXFt7 (Due Date: Monday, Jan 31 at 11:59 PM)

Team Interviews

Each team will have an in-person interview in their pit, which will not be scheduled. Some teams may be called to secondary interviews with judges.

 

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field setup and scoring. 

VRC Tipping Point One-Page Description

 

VEX U uses the VRC game manual with VEX U specific rules to be found in the Appendices. 

VRC Tipping Point Game Manual

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field and field setup.

VRC Tipping Point Appendix A – Field Specificati

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field and field setup.

VRC Tipping Point Field Assembly Instructions

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field elements.

VRC Tipping Point Field CAD

 

VEX U and VRC use the same DIY field.

VRC Field Perimeter DIY

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field setup and scoring for skills. 

VRC Tipping Point Appendix - B Robot Skills

 

 

VEX U and VRC use the same LRT setup and scoring.

VRC Appendix E – Live Remote Competitions