Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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War4Worlds VRC Over Under Competition (HS only, In-Person)

Sponsored by Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Date
9-Feb-2024 - 10-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-24-4611
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
28
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Texas - Region 3
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Standard Registration Opens
1-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
31-Jan-2024 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
2-Feb-2024 12:00 EST
Price
$105.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the first-ever competition in our new state-of-the-art Robotics and STEM facility!  We are happy to be hosting our event this season and look forward to welcoming all of our fellow high school teams in the Houston region! This is one of the final events of the season. We are looking for all of the teams wanting to get in on the last chance of the season!!!!

***Please do not register for this event if you cannot attend the entire event. Teams that do not stay for the entire event will be disqualified and reported to the REC Foundation for violating the Code of Conduct. Please be considerate of your alliance partners. We are all here to have a good time, so join us for the entire event***

This event has a payment deadline. All teams must have payments posted no later than February 2nd, 2024. Any team without payment by that date will be moved to the waitlist and other teams from the waitlist will be offered the spot. We appreciate your help with keeping our event successful.


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Feb-2024 - 10-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Texas City ISD Robotics Center
1700 Nineth Avenue North
Texas City, Texas 77590
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Friday (Voluntary Participation)

4:00 pm Doors open, registration opens, inspection opens, and skills open
4:30 pm Initial judging interviews begin
8:00 pm Doors close and all participants leave

Saturday (Event Day)

7:30 am Doors open, registration open, pits open
8:00 am Inspection starts
8:00 am Volunteer training for Referees, Judges, and field staff
8:45 am Opening ceremonies and driver meeting
9:00 am Qualifications and Judging
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Qualifications and Judging
2:00 pm Qualifications end
2:15 pm Alliance selection
2:45 pm Eliminations
4:00 pm Awards

Volunteer

We welcome anyone interested in helping on the day of the event and would love any help or guidance from veteran tournament operators. As a part of ensuring the best possible judging outcomes, we ask if any teams have parents or volunteers that could be a part of the notebook and interviewing and judging, please let us know. We want to present a fair and impartial judging. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt, lunch, and snacks throughout the day.

For more information, please email Racheal Matos at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All cancellations will be communicated through email. Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be provided less the REC fees.

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

No refunds will be processed. 

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.

A submission deadline is February 8th, 2024 at 11:59 pm to allow notebooks to be reviewed prior to the event date.

Teams will be interviewed at the event in person. Notebooks will not be accepted at the event. 

Lunches

Concessions will be provided throughout the event.  Please help us help you plan ahead with lunch pre-orders.  Please only one pre-order per team (preferably only one per organization).  The deadline to preorder is noon CST Monday, February 12th.  Pre-payment via PayPal or Venmo is preferred, but we will take cash, check, or credit card at check-in on Saturday as well.

 

Menu and links for lunch pre-orders will be posted closer to the event