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Ola VEX Robotics Qualifier

Date
15-Oct-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-8846
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
40
Spots Open
40
Event Region
Georgia
Max Registrations per Organization
4
Standard Registration Opens
22-Aug-2022 15:29 EDT
Registration Deadline
7-Oct-2022 15:30 EDT
Price
$55.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

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.

For all rules--How to run a team, do your engineering notebook and steps to build your robot look at the VEX Robotics website.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here.

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 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. 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 watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form . (also available in Spanish)  Once per season covers all events. 
 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 15-Oct-2022

Venue/Location:
Ola High School
357 North Ola Road
McDonough, Georgia 30252
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

* Note - This schedule is subject to change based on team registration numbers. 

7:15 AM - Doors Open, Practice Fields Opens

7:30-8:00 – Check-in

8:00-9:00 AM - Inspection (first come basis).

9:00 AM - Driver Meeting

9:20 AM – Welcome and first match setup

9:30 AM – 11:30PM - Qualification Rounds and Skills (skills line will close at 11:00)

11:30 PM – 12:00 PM – Lunch

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Qualification Rounds 

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM - Alliance Selection 

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Alliance Elimination matches

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM - Awards Ceremony

Volunteer

To volunteer contact Christie.Schmitt@henry.k12.ga.us

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather, a decision will be made based on the local school system. 

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given. 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

13 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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