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GSMST VRC HS Only Qualifier

High School Only

Date
13-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-2873
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
22
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Georgia
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Early-Bird Registration Opens
19-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
2-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
6-Jan-2024 12:18 EST
Payment Deadline
6-Jan-2024 12:39 EST
Price
$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • 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

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.

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


 


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 13-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
970 McElvaney Ln NW
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044
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 field will close at 11:30)

11:30 PM – 12:00 PM – Lunch

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Qualification Rounds and Skills (Skills field will close at the end of the last match)

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 Casey Cobb at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

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

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

We will reschedule. If a suitable date is not possible we will refund teams all but the $5.00 REC foundation keeps.

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

No refund 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.