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Whitehall Early Bird ES/MS VEX IQ Challenge

Date
5-Nov-2022
Event Code
RE-VIQC-22-9221
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
34
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Wisconsin
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Standard Registration Opens
5-Sep-2022 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
28-Oct-2022 16:01 EDT
Price
$40.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome

Welcome to the Greater Western Wisconsin VEX IQ Challenge at Whitehall! Teams will be competing for a spot at the Wisconsin VEX IQ State Championship! Please see the Awards tab for information on which awards qualify teams for State Championship. 

The event will be held in the gym at the Whitehall High School. 

 

State Qualifications:

This event will qualify a certain number of teams for State Championship. 

  • Events of the same size and type will receive the same number of qualification spots. 
  • Events that have been uploaded and finalized before the state spot assignments have been made will have the equitable number of spots assigned, and the qualifications will be issued retroactively.

 

Finals matches for Wisconsin VEX IQ events:

Event Partners are encouraged to allow all teams to participate in Finals matches. However, at large events or events that are running late, the Event Partner may choose to run finals matches that do not include all teams present. 

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Nov-2022

Venue/Location:
Whitehall Memorial High School
19121 Hobson Street
Whitehall, Wisconsin 54773
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

 

7:30

Doors open

7:45 

Check-in opens

 

- Turn in Design Notebook

 

- Turn in REC Participation Form

8:00

Inspection Opens

 

Judges Meeting

Practice Fields Open - Inspected Robots Only

8:15

Skills Field Opens - Inspected Robots Only

  

Referee Meeting

9:00

Check-In & Inspection Closes

 

Skills & Practice Fields close

 

The Qualification Match schedule is generated

9:15

Team Meeting & Opening Ceremony

9:30

Match Play Begins & Skills Field Opens  

11:30

Break for Lunch

Noon

Match and Skills Play Resume

3:15

Match Play Ends

 

Skills field closes (Or when match play ends, whichever is first)

3:30

Elimination rounds - 36 teams - 18 matches

4:00

Final awards and closing

Volunteer

Our event is only possible with the help of many dedicated volunteers. If you are interested and willing to help at this event, please email ausderauk@whitehallsd.k12.wi.us

Volunteers on day of event will recieve a voucher for food from the concessions.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If this event needs to be cancelled due to inclement weather please check this site for details.

Refund Policy

Teams must pay within 2 weeks of registering and by the registration deadline or they will forfeit their spot. Teams that withdraw from the tournament before the registration deadline may receive a partial refund, $5 per team will be withheld. Teams that withdraw from the tournament after the registration deadline will not receive a refund.

 

If the event is canceled for weather or other reason, full refunds will be issued as soon as reasonably possible. 

Health and Safety Policies

COVID-19 Related Event Modifications

Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of everyone at the event. All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

The following will be in effect for the event (subject to change in response to current conditions):

Modifcations/Precautions

  • This event may be canceled, restructured, or otherwise restricted due to developing conditions.
  • Hand santizer stations will be available throughout the venue
  • Pit tables will be arranged with a spacing of at least 8' to allow for appropriate distancing (one team per table)
  • Fields will be placed further apart to allow for distancing
  • Alliance stations will be enlarged at the fields to allow for more social distancing between teams

Procedures for Participants

  • Please maintain 6' distancing between teams as much as possible throughout the event
  • No hand-shakes, high-fives or other unnecessary touching during the event (Please find non-contact ways to show your sportsmanship and encouragement)
  • Team members will be asked to use hand sanitizer before each match and before using the practice fields
  • One member from each alliance will assist with reseting the field at the end of each match

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.