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Calgary Stampede Robot Rodeo PostSeason Event

VRC OVER UNDER ALL STARS

Date
6-Jul-2024 - 7-Jul-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-24-5330
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person Invitational
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
32
Spots Open
21
Event Region
Alberta/Saskatchewan
Standard Registration Opens
4-Feb-2024 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
15-Jun-2024 02:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
31-May-2024 12:00 EDT
Price
FREE
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Calgary Stampede Robot Rodeo ALL STARS Event. Presented by Calgary Stampede and Western Mechatronics Robotics Club.

Watch Here:

https://youtube.com/live/E7G1UtZQmko

 

About the Event:

The Calgary Stampede proudly celebrates the best-of-the-best - from rodeo to robotics! This new 2-day invitational tournament will feature VRC Over Under teams from around the world on the first weekend of the 2024 Calgary Stampede, July 6 & 7.

Do you have what it takes to become a Stampede Champion? Register now to express your interest in competing in this event. Please fill out the event survey with your team results, qualifications, and achievements. Submissions will be reviewed and teams will be admitted based on prior results and experience, at the discretion of competition officials.

This tournament will take place in the BMO Centre at the heart of the action on Stampede Park, during the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

Learn more about the Calgary Stampede here: https://www.calgarystampede.com/

Flight Discounts:

WestJet Discount:

 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border. No discount will apply to Basic or Business class bookings. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed.

Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.

Applicable Rules

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Calgary, AB
  • The travel period begins: 6/28/2024
    The travel period ends: 7/15/2024

Coupon Code: Guest web/Travel Agent web - 7J6R8XK

Promo Code: Travel Agent GDS only - YBL76

 

Hotel Information:

Two Bedroom Apartments, International House $170.00 CAD per night Single/Double *Deadline to signup for discount is May 31, afterwards it will be $190CAD/night

Rates are subject to 3% Room Fee, 4% Alberta Tourism Levy and 5% Goods and Services Tax (total 12.27%)

1st night room & Tax deposit is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due in full prior to arrival.

UCalgary Accommodations and Events – International House Apartments

Two Bedroom Dormitory Apartments

  • Double bed in each bedroom, with a dresser, bookcase, armoire, desk and a chair

  • Linens and towels are provided

  • Washroom within apartment with

    shower, sink, and toilet

  • Kitchenette featuring sink, fridge

    and microwave

  • Kitchen supplies and cooking

    utensils are not included

  • In-building Laundry

  • Complimentary Wifi

  • Houskeeping Service every 5th day

Parking

The overnight parking rate is $11.00 per day per vehicle.

Reservations

Please contact us at [email protected] and request Agricultural Robotics group rate. First night room and tax payment is required at time of booking.

Final payment is due in full prior to arrival.

 

Calgary Stampede AgTech Challenge:

During the event, Teams will also be presented with the Calgary Stampede AgTech Challenge, a short autonomous programming challenge released in June 2024 for teams to compete in and win scholarships and other prizes! More information about the challenge will be released soon!

 

Competition Preparation:

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for the competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

1. Review the rules, the code of conduct, and run through the inspection checklist

2. Check the VEX Forum and the Q&A for official rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in this tournament posting

4. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

5. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

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

7. Bring your own power expander


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Jul-2024 - 7-Jul-2024

Venue/Location:
Calgary Stampede
1410 Olympic Way Southeast
Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1
Canada

Contact Information

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Agenda

Last Updated: June 18, 2024

Friday, July 5th:

8:00 am – Set-up begins

7:00 pm – Competitor & Volunteer Package Pick Up at UCalgary



 

Shuttle

Saturday, July 6th:

8:00 shuttle leaves from UofC

8:00 am - Doors Open, Inspections and Breakfast

9:30 am - Driver Meeting (Closed to Public)

10:00 am - Practice (Not Open to Public)

11:15 pm - Pre-show and Opening Ceremony

12:00 pm - Qualifications Start

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch

5:30 pm - Qualifications Finish for the day

7:00 pm - Shuttle leaves from BMO centre

 

Sunday, July 7th:

8:00 am shuttle leaves from UofC

8:00 am - Doors Open, Practice & Breakfast

11:15 am - Pre-Show & Qualifications Start

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch

2:15 pm - Alliance Selection

3:00 pm - Eliminations Start

6:30 pm - Closing Ceremony & Awards

8:00 pm – Presentation during Evening Show for the winners

8:00 pm - Last shuttle to uofc (if you go to Grandstand, you have to arrange your own transportation back)

 

Volunteer

Interested in joining the team?  We are always looking for volunteers to join the crew to help with inspections, run skills, reset fields, or help with match queuing! 

 

https://ps0286.handsonconnect.org/opportunity/a19OL000004E7TyYAK/youth-agriculture-robotics-competition-calgary-stampede-robot-rodeo

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Since the event is free, there will be no refunds if the event is cancelled

Refund and Payment Policies

Since the event is free, there will be no refunds if the event is cancelled

Date: 6-Jul-2024 - 7-Jul-2024
Calgary Stampede
1410 Olympic Way Southeast
Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1
Canada

Travel Info

Flight Discounts:

WestJet Discount:

 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border. No discount will apply to Basic or Business class bookings. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed.

Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.

Applicable Rules

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Calgary, AB
  • The travel period begins: 6/28/2024
    The travel period ends: 7/15/2024

Coupon Code: Guest web/Travel Agent web - 7J6R8XK

Promo Code: Travel Agent GDS only - YBL76

 

Hotel Information:

Two Bedroom Apartments, International House $170.00 CAD per night Single/Double *Deadline to signup for discount is May 31, afterwards it will be $190CAD/night

Rates are subject to 3% Room Fee, 4% Alberta Tourism Levy and 5% Goods and Services Tax (total 12.27%)

1st night room & Tax deposit is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due in full prior to arrival.

UCalgary Accommodations and Events – International House Apartments

Two Bedroom Dormitory Apartments

  • Double bed in each bedroom, with a dresser, bookcase, armoire, desk and a chair

  • Linens and towels are provided

  • Washroom within apartment with

    shower, sink, and toilet

  • Kitchenette featuring sink, fridge

    and microwave

  • Kitchen supplies and cooking

    utensils are not included

  • In-building Laundry

  • Complimentary Wifi

  • Houskeeping Service every 5th day

Parking

The overnight parking rate is $11.00 per day per vehicle.

Reservations

Please contact us at [email protected] and request Agricultural Robotics group rate. First night room and tax payment is required at time of booking.

Final payment is due in full prior to arrival.

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging, Digital Notebooks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

4 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

Please login to add or remove teams from the waiting list.