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VRC, Bellarmine Bay Area VEX Robotics Tournament, MS&HS, In-Person, with Standard Judging

Date
11/19/2021 - 11/20/2021
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5998
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
48
Spots Open
14
Event Region
California - North
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Price
$150.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is a qualifying event for the 2021-2022 VRC game .

  • Release and Consent Form: https://www.robotevents.com/events/32530/uploads/1034/download
  • Inspection Checklist: https://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2018/09/vrc-v5-brain-robot-inspection-checklist.pdf

Covid-19

Proof of vaccination is required for all competitors, attendees and visitors at the tournament. There will be check-in stations where you will receive a wrist band allowing admission to the venue. In additon: Masks are required for all individuals while indoors.

Location

Parking will be available adjacent to the facilities in faculty and student parking lots. Please turn onto Elm St from Hedding St to enter the campus. The pits will be located in the Liccardo Center and the competition will be held in the Sobrato Theater, which are shown on the map at:
https://www.bcp.org/our-campus

LATE Arrivals

Teams must be checked in by 8:00AM and inspected by 8:30AM so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event. 

Team Payment

Teams must be paid three weeks prior to the event. Teams not paid at this time may be dropped at the event partner's discretion to allow teams in from the wait list.


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11/19/2021 - 11/20/2021

Venue/Location:
Bellarmine College Preparatory
960 West Hedding Street
San Jose, California 95126
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Schedule
Friday
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6:00 PM Pits Open
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Inspections opens
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Practice Matches on Competition Fields

Saturday, November 20, 2021
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7:15 am...................Pit Area and Registration Opens for volunteers (in Liccardo)
7:30 am ..................Pit Area opens for teams
7:30 am - 8:30 am ....Inspection (in Liccardo)
8:00 am - 8:45 am.....Practice Rounds (in Sobrato Theater)
8:15 am.....................Check-in closes (Teams scratched if not checked in)
8:45 am - 9:00 am.....Welcome Meeting (including driver's meeting) (in Sobrato Theater)
9:00 am - 10:00 am....Sign up for judging interview (at Pit Admin table)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm ...Skills Challenge field open
9:15 am - 12:30pm...Qualifying Rounds (in Sobrato Theater)
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm....Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm....Qualifying Rounds Continue (in Sobrato Theater)
3:15 pm....................Alliance Selection Process
3:45 pm ...................Eliminations/Finals
4:15 pm ...................Semi/Finals and Awards (in Sobrato Theater)
5:00 pm ...................Event Ends

Volunteer

Interested in helping out? Please email BLindemann@bcp.org. Volunteers with or without experience are welcome!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather conditions, pandemic effects or possible cancellations, please visit the event on Robotevents.com where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency. Teams should make sure their contact information in RobotEvents.com is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers. If a situation results in cancelation, we will endeavour to reschedule or to provide credit for the next tournament.

Refund Policy

If you need to cancel, please do so by Nov 12th for a refund of the fees collected (minus the $5 RobotEvents processing fee). Email with subject: VEX Tournament Cancelation to blindemann@bcp.org.

Health and Safety Policies

Suitable masks covering the mouth and nose must be worn at all times while indoors. Please step outside to eat or drink. Suitable mask include KN-95, surgical masks, and multilayer fabric masks as long as there is no unfiltered port for exhaled air.

Proof of vaccination will be required of all competitors and attendees. Please show proof at a check-in station to receive a wrist band allowing admittance to the event.

Webcast

A livestream of the competition will be provided at https://youtu.be/ZhJJgtDkdzQ