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3rd Annual Caston Cobweb Classic VEX VRC Blended Over Under Competition; Rochester, IN

Date
28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-1835
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
54
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Indiana
Max Registrations per Organization
10
Standard Registration Opens
31-Jul-2023 08:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
22-Oct-2023 18:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
14-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
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

Dust off the cobwebs it's time for Over Under!! Get your season started off with one of the first competitions in the State. Come join us for an exciting day! There will be an IQ competition happening in the same gym at the same time. We invite you to bring your IQ teams to compete as well!
 

Caston is located between Rochester and Logansport, Indiana, on State Road 25, 3 miles south of the town of Fulton, on the Cass/Fulton County Line. There are no restaurants in the area without going into either Logansport or Rochester, which are about 12 miles away. A mini-mart gas station is located in Fulton. 

There wil be a concessions stand available for the competition, but it will have limited options for lunch. Available concessions items are listed in the documents section. Teams are invited to order in pizza which will be delivered to the school.

Pizza Order Form link:
https://forms.gle/oXHwf2gCpNm8L4sb8

Coaches and Teams are encouraged to wear costumes to the competition since it is occurring on Halloween weekend. An award will be handed out to the team with the best costume.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2023

Venue/Location:
Caston High School
9815 Indiana 25
Rochester, Indiana 46975
United States

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Agenda

8:00am - Doors Open

8:00-9:00am - Team Check In

8:00-9:15am - Inspection (Drop off Engineering Notebooks at Inspection. No Digital Notebooks or Thumbdrives will be accepted) / All fields open for teams to practice if they have passed inspection.

9:10am - Coaches Meeting

9:20am - Opening Ceremonies (Please note. We will do the Drivers Meeting for VRC first, then the National Anthem, dismiss VRC, and then Drivers Meeting for IQ)

9:30am-Qualification Schedules Distributed

9:45am - Skills Fields open / Practice

9:45-12:15pm - Morning Qualification Matches / Skills Open

12:15pm-1:00pm - Skills Fields Closed / Lunch Break

1-3:30pm - Skills open / Afternoon Qualification Matches

3:30 - Skills Closed

3:30-3:45pm - Alliance Selections

4:00 - Elimination Rounds

4:45 - Finals and Awards

5:15pm - Pack up and Depart. Have a safe trip home!

 

**All times are listed in Eastern.** 

**Times are subject to change based upon the number of teams registering for the event.**

Volunteer

Volunteers are welcome and needed!! 

Please contact Jamie Taylor at [email protected] or 574-653-1782 for more information.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Although we do not plan on having inclement weather we know we live in Indiana and the weather changes whenever it wants to! Please know that we will do everything in our power to host the competition on the scheduled date. In the event that this tournament cannot take place due to inclement weather or COVID-19, registration fees will be returned minus $5.00 for administrative fees and postage. 

Refund and Payment Policies

Registration fees will not be refunded if teams do not cancel by 10/21/2023.

All teams need to be present and checked in prior to the start of the competition (no later than 9:00am). Refunds will not be issued to teams who arrive after competition rounds have begun. 

In the event that this tournament cannot take place due to inclement weather or COVID-19, registration fees will be returned minus $5.00 for administrative fees and postage.

Date: 28-Oct-2023
Caston High School
9815 Indiana 25
Rochester, Indiana 46975
United States

Travel Info

Traveling from a distance? There is a New Home2 Suites by Hilton and a Holiday Inn located in Logansport. Both will be about a 25 minute drive to Caston.

Webcast

We will make every attempt to have the competition available to be viewed live. We may use YouTube, FaceBook Live, or another source. We will post updates on here and on our Caston Robotics FaceBook page closer to the competition date. 

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. No Digital Notebooks will be accepted. If you are utilizing a Digital Notebook this season, please print it out and bring it in a binder for the judges to review. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the options for the 2023 Concession Stand

Cobweb Classic 2023 Concession Stand Items