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2024 Nebraska State VEX Robotics Championship - High School - Over Under

VRC High School

Date
8-Mar-2024 - 9-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-3423
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
48
Spots Open
1
Event Region
Nebraska
Standard Registration Opens
2-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
6-Mar-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
26-Feb-2024 16:00 EST
Price
$150.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Check-in/Inspections

Please note that All teams must check-in and pass inspection Friday, March 10th, 2022.  Select "Agenda" for more information.

 

Registration Fee

All registration fee's must be paid in full no later than five weeks after registering for this event, or three weeks after you register.  Failure to comply may result in your team(s) being remove from the event.

 

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 V5 Robot Inspection Checklist.  Cortex checklist found Cortex 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 VEX Tournaments 101.

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.
Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.
Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.  participant-consent-form-spanish

 

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 8-Mar-2024 - 9-Mar-2024

Venue/Location:
North High School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Friday, March 8, 2024
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Team Registration & Inspection (Friday night only)
4:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Skills Challenge
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Judging

Saturday, March 9, 2024
7:15 a.m. - Pits Open
8:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. - Opening Ceremony, Drivers and Coaches Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Judging
8:30 a.m. - (End of Qualificaitons) Skills Challenge
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch  (Skills will be closed)
12:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
3:50 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. - Alliance Selection
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Finals
5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Awards and Closing Ceremony

Volunteer

We are always looking for good volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved, you can contact Jeremy Wiemer at [email protected].

Or you can click HERE to sign up

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, all team advisors will be contacted via email. While sometimes weather can be unpredictable, usually we will make a decision by 4:00pm the day before the event, if not earlier. I will also update the "EVENT NAME" to read "CANCELED" at the top.

Please ensure your contact information in Robotevents is current

Depending on the circumstances, we will make every effort to reschedule, rather than outright cancel the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

- Full refund if request is make 3 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- Half refund if request is made 2 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- No refund if request is made less than 2 weeks prior to event.

 

Webcast

View the webcast at 

Judging Format

  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Submissions are due Friday Oct 1st