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Rum River Rumble VIQRC Tournament

Blended VIQRC ES/MS

Date
20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-2449
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
48
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Minnesota
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Early-Bird Registration Opens
13-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
15-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Price
$50.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Princeton Rum River Rumble VEX IQ Challenge. We look forward to having you join us for another exciting day!  This tournament is blended for Elementary and Middle School.

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.

Concessions:  For your convenience there will be a complete concessions stand located on site for the duration of the tournament.

Waiting List:  If this event is full, please feel free to add your team to the Waiting List and then contact the Event Partner (Primary Contact on the General Info tab). The Event Partner will let you know about possible openings for the event. If you are moved from the Waiting List to the Registered Teams List, please be prepared to pay for the event promptly at your robotevents.com account.

Competition Preparation:  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)


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Princeton Middle School
1100 82nd Avenue
Princeton, Minnesota 55371
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

IMPORTANT! If your team will be late, you must call the Event Partner (Primary Contact on the General Info tab). If your team is not checked-in on time, the match schedule will be run without your team and they cannot compete. The match schedule CANNOT be run after the tournament begins.

Schedule of Events

7:30 am           Check-In Open, Pits Open and Inspections Open

8:30 am           Check-in Closes – Call the Event Partner if your team will be late!

9:15 am           Inspection Closes

9:30 am           Opening Ceremony followed by Team Meeting

10:00 am         Qualification Matches Begin, Skills Field Opens

12:00 pm        30 minute Lunch Break

3:30 pm          Qualification Matches End, Skills Field Closes

3:45 pm          Final Matches & Judge's Awards

                        Event Closing and break-down - Please help as you are able!

                        Event Closing and break-down - Please help as you are able!

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, you can also contact the event partner directly or sign up at: Princeton Robotics Booster Club: Rum River Rumble IQ Robotics Tournament (signupgenius.com).

Leilani Heinen
320-291-7638
Email: [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather this event may be cancelled.  Teams are advised to watch robotevents.com for weather related updates.   If the tournament must be cancelled or postponed, the name of the tournament will change to cancelled or postponed.  In the event of a cancellation or postponement, teams will be sent additional information via email.  In the event of a cancellation, the registration fee will not be refunded. 

Refund and Payment Policies

In the unlikely event that the event should cancel there will be no refunds given.

If a coach withdraws their team from the event no refunds will be given.

Date: 20-Jan-2024
Princeton Middle School
1100 82nd Avenue
Princeton, Minnesota 55371
United States

Travel Info

Princeton Middle School
1100 4th Ave North
Princeton, Minnesota 55371

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.