Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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North High School VEX Robotics League - High School - Spin Up

Date
27-Oct-2022 - 16-Dec-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-8418
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
League
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
1
Event Region
Nebraska
Standard Registration Opens
5-Sep-2022 15:23 EDT
Registration Deadline
26-Oct-2022 15:24 EDT
Price
$30.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

League events are each Thursday - Elimination and Championship is on December 10th beginning at 6:00 p.m.

This is a Student Centered League with the goal of students interacting and working together with limited coach interactions.

Coaches will be expected to assist with the operation of the league.  Duties may include:  Inspections, scoring, refereeing, judgeing or other duties.  Including the champioship on December 10th.

Contact event Partners with questions

Check-in/Inspections

Please arrive with your robots ready for inspection, robots must be inspected each week in order to compete.

Registration Fee

All registration fee's must be paid in full no later than the start of the League October 21, 2021.  Failure to comply may result in your team(s) being removed from the event.  Contact Jeff Erixon with questions

 

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. V5 Inspection checklist found 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
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and
Excellence Awards )
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things I wish I’d Known Before My 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. 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 the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to take the referee certification training course VRC Referee Certification Course or the Drive Team Certification before they attend a tournament.

Participation and Consent Form

A Participant Release form must be completed for all participants prior to team check-in. Team leaders are responsible for seeing that all team members attending the event have completed the release.  The form is online now and can be found Participant Release Form Instructions or Instrucciones del formulario de autorización del participante.


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Oct-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 3-Nov-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 10-Nov-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 17-Nov-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 1-Dec-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 8-Dec-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 15-Dec-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States
Date: 16-Dec-2022
Venue/Location:
Omaha North High Magnet School
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

(Tentative Agenda)

Thursdays - October 21, 28 - November 4, 11, 18
3:30 p.m. -   Pits Open - (Please do not arrive early, school dismisses at 3:05)

3:30 p.m. -   4:00 p.m. - Team Check In & Inspection

4:00 p.m. -   4:30 p.m. - Skills Challenges

4:30 p.m. -   5:00 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds

Thursday, December 2

3:30 p.m. -   Pits Open - (Please do not arrive early, school dismisses at 3:05)

3:30 p.m. -   4:00 p.m. - Team Check In & Inspection

4:00 p.m. -   4:15 p.m. - Skills Challenges

4:15 p.m. -   4:45 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds

4:45 p.m.  -  5:00 p.m.  -  Allaince Selection

Champioship - Friday, December 10 (First Day of the North Tournament)

4:00 p.m. -   5: p.m. - Check In and Inspection

6:00 p.m. -   7:00 p.m. - Elimination Rounds

7:00 p.m.  -  7:10 p.m.  -  Awards Ceremony

Volunteer

We are always looking for good volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved, you can contact Jeremy Wiemer at jeremy.wiemer@ops.org or Jeff Erixon at jeffrey.erixon@ops.org.

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, all team advisors will be contacted via email.

We will follow the Omaha Public School Sports and Activites Cancelation announcements.

Call Jeff at 402-660-3134 with questions

Please ensure the team's contact information is up to date

 

Refund Policy

  • No refunds for this event

Health and Safety Policies

Student, coach, spectator, and volunteer safety is of upmost concern.

** Facemasks are currently required at ALL times in ALL OPS Buildings **

Please contact Jeff Erixon at 402-660-3134 or jeffrey.erixon@ops.org with questions or concerns.

 

Webcast

striv.tv/omaha-north

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

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