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West Michigan RECF Aerial Drone Competition - Early Winter

LEAGUE January 17 - February 14

Date
17-Jan-2024 - 14-Feb-2024
Event Code
RE-ADC-23-5161
Program
Aerial Drone Competition
Event Type
League
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Michigan
Standard Registration Opens
7-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
7-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
6-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Price
$100.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

North Central Region

  • This event is located in the North Central Region which includes:  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. 

  • Teams who are from the North Central Region and earn a qualifying award at this event will be invited to the North Central Regional Championship - in Flint Michigan at Kettering University on May 17-19,  2024.

  • The award(s) that qualify for an invitation to the above regional will be found on the awards tab by December 1, 2024.

  • Additional invitations may be issued by January 12th based on the number of teams and events in the region.  

  • To read more about the qualifying criteria, visit the REC Library: Qualifying Criteria.

Please note: If you are a team from outside this region, you may attend the event and will be eligible to earn awards and post scores to the global skills rankings, but you are not eligible to earn invitations to regional championships from this event.

 

Welcome to West Michigan Early Winter Aerial Drone League.  We will have four regular league sessions for Mission 2024: ECLIPSE on Jan. 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, and Feb 7. The final league session will be on Feb 14. All League nights will be held in the main arena at the Grandville Robotics Competition Center.

Drone crews have the ability to earn qualifying awards to compete at their Regional Championship.  

Reminders:

  • There will be 4 Regular League Sessions and 1 Final League Session which will include judging. 
  • Safety glasses will be required at all sessions.
  • All teams must be registered and marked paid by the event registration deadline.
  • Competition Logbook will be turned in at the last regular league session if the team wants it to be considered for judging. It will be returned at the end of the final session. 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Jan-2024
Venue/Location:
Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States
Date: 24-Jan-2024
Venue/Location:
Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States
Date: 31-Jan-2024
Venue/Location:
Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States
Date: 7-Feb-2024
Venue/Location:
Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States
Date: 14-Feb-2024
Venue/Location:
Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Sessions 1 - 4

5:00pm   Inspections Begin and Skills Open

5:45pm   Flight Team Meeting/Tips for Teams

6:00pm- 8:30pm Teamwork Matches (2 per team)

 

Session 5 will be the League Finals, with Judging taking place this night

** This session will include Skills Matches, Alliance Selections, Finals and Awards

4:30pm   Inspections Begin and Skills Open

5:45pm Flight Team Meeting/Tips for Teams

6:00pm - 8:30pm Alliance Selection and Final Matches Begin

8:30pm Awards

Volunteer

Individuals interested in volunteering should contact Doug Hepfer ([email protected])

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event partner will make a decision if and event date will be postponed due to weather by 2pm on the date of each event.  Teams will be notified by email of any changes due to emergency or bad weather. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: If the event partner cancels the overall League, teams will be given a refund.  No refund will be given if the event partner postpones individual event nights.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: No refund will be given for event nights that a coach/mentor opts not to have their team participate.

 

Waitlist

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