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2024 Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship--VRC MIDDLE SCHOOL

Date
5-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-4488
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
24
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Mississippi
Standard Registration Opens
7-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
29-Feb-2024 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Mar-2024 09:59 EST
Price
$155.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Thank you for your interest in our State Championship. Please check the website as the event date approaches for updates to the event.

The main tournament will take place Wednesday along with awards in the afternoon. Please be flexible as our agenda is tentative and subject to change. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Volunteers: Please consider volunteering at our event by clicking HERE. You are welcome to share this link with parents, family and friends.

Concessions: Dining options will be available on campus.

Consent Forms: All participants must have a Participant Release Form on file. It is the responsibility of the Team’s Primary Contact to make sure this occurs. A link to the instructions on how to submit a Participant Release Form is found HERE.

Digital Notebook: A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 29, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation RSM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Inspection: Inspection is scheduled first thing in the morning. All teams must pass inspection to be allowed to compete in either skills or qualification matches. Please be prepared and ensure that your robot will pass inspection BEFORE the competition by reviewing the INSPECTION CHECKLIST.

Interviews: All teams will be interviewed in-person at the event. Judges will come to interview teams in the morning prior to qualification matches and will leave a note at your table if they miss you. Please leave a representative at your pit area at all times so they can come get you when the judges are ready for your team.

Tournament: Teams should carefully review the GAME MANUAL. Know the rules!!

If you have any questions or issues prior to the day of the event, please feel free to contact Jennifer Richardson by email at [email protected] or by phone at 601.259.4381.


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Mar-2024

Venue/Location:
Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, Mississippi 39056
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

All times are subject to change, so please be flexible.

   
Tuesday, March 5  
7:30 AM Doors Open
  Pit Areas and Practice Fields Open
8:00 AM Registration
  Inspection Begins
8:30 - 11:30 AM Skills Challenge (Limit of 3 Runs of Each Skill)
11:30 - 12:15 PM LUNCH BREAK
12:15 PM Opening Ceremonies
12:45 PM Team Meetings
1:00 PM Qualification Matches Begin
4:00 PM Final Interviews if Needed
4:15 PM Alliance Selection
4:45 PM Final Matches Begin
5:30 PM Awards Ceremony
6:00 PM Take Down for VRC
  Setup for VEX IQ
8:00 PM Facilities Close Down

Volunteer

Volunteers are an important part of our competitions and are greatly appreciated!! If you would be willing to volunteer, please sign up HERE. There is no experience necessary for most positions, and we will train you. AND we will provide lunch, snacks and drinks for you on competition day. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather, a local emergency, or enhanced coronavirus restrictions cause us to cancel or modify the scheule for this event, all teams will be notified via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

Due to the financial commitment on the part of the event partner, no refunds will be possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Health and Safety Policies

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. Event Partners should continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary. 

Due to the evolving nature of COVID-19, safety precautions may be updated as the event date approaches.

Date: 5-Mar-2024
Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, Mississippi 39056
United States

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Judging Format

In Person Team Interviews
Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event in the pit area in the morning during the skills competition.

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions
A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 29, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation EEM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.