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New Year VIQRC Battle

VIQRC Middle School

Date
20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4815
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Nebraska
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Early-Bird Registration Opens
20-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
17-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
31-Dec-2023 23:54 EST
Price
$80.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is open to all that have not competed in a tournament this season.So if you are a newbie and this is your first tournament.we are offering this for you to attend.

General Info

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. 

Lunch and Concessions:   Concessions will be available.  Lunch specials will be announced.

Finals Matches:   The top ten (10) teams from the qualification rounds will participate in Finals.  These ten (10) teams will be automatically paired into 5 Alliances.  The top scoring alliance in Finals will earn the Tournament Champion Award. 

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)

 

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 IQ parts. Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the IQ 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. 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.

  5. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your IQ Brain.


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Beveridge Middle School
1616 South 120th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda

8:15 am:  Doors open for teams

9:00am - 9:30 am:  Registration, Inspection

9:15 am:  Skills Challenge Field 1 and 2  

10:30 am: Event Meeting

10:45 am - 12:15 pm:  Qualification Matches Field 1    Skills on Field 2

Break

12:45 pm:  Qualification Matches Field 1    Skills on Field 2

3:45 pm:  Awards and wrap up

Volunteer

If you are able to volunteer we will be happy to have your help.  Call the EP if you are able to assist in this tournament

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will folllow Omaha Public Schools policy for cancellation. If they cancel we will also be cancelled. EP will let coaches know asap.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

In case the event is cancelled for weather or unforseeable event, registration fees received will be returned minus the $5.00 processing fee.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

If something happens and you are unable to attend the competition, please notify [email protected].   Refunds for non-attendance will only be given if the cancellation notice has been received no later than 2 weeks prior to the event date.

Health and Safety Policies

Follow all CDC recommendations

Date: 20-Jan-2024
Beveridge Middle School
1616 South 120th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
United States

Travel Info

There is no travel information

Webcast

No Webcast

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.