BELL AVR Nov 11, 2023 Qualifying event at Grandville Robotics Competition Center
- 11-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
- Event Code
- Bell Advanced Vertical Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Field Control System
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- United States
- Standard Registration Opens
- 22-Aug-2023 17:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 27-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
- Payment Deadline
- 27-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
Bell AVR Competition - Welcome!
Students use hands-on, industry-standard tools to design, build, and compete against teams from around the US with the most advanced aerial robotics technology available today. Participation in the Bell Advanced Vertical Robotics Competition prepares students for tomorrow’s STEM workforce needs on the ground and in the sky.
Note: RECF is finalizing some of the event details with the event host. Please note that some of the event information may change, but should be finalized by mid-September.
- Team registrations in the Bell AVR program includes (1) Qualifying Event. Teams registering for their first event can register directly on the event page and should select the "Pay Later" option in the Check-out process and your Order will be marked Paid by RECF.
Teams that want to attend more than one event will need to add themselves to the Waitlist. An RECF staff member will add you to the event if there is capacity. Teams that have not attended an event will have priority. The cost is $500 for each additional event and will need to be paid using a PO, CC or check in the Check-out process. Note: There is a 3% additional processing fee for credit card payments.
How to waitlist your team: To waitlist your team for your 2nd or subsequent event, make your way to the Waitlist tab on the right side of this page. You should see a green ADD button beside your teams name. Click add, and your teams should be added. If you see a message saying that you do not have any eligible teams to add to the waitlist, please make sure that your team is marked as paid for the season registration. Teams who are not fully paid and registered will not be able to waitlist or register for events.
If your team registration for the season is not marked as paid, please contact [email protected] and request a spot be held for you at the event. Please provide the team numbers along with the event code at the top of the event page. Team registration will need to be paid at least two weeks prior to the event.
Event Team Minimum
- Events at Grandville will need a minimum of 7 teams. If fewer than 7 teams register for an event, the event may be cancelled and RECF will attempt to reschedule teams to another event no later than 3 weeks prior to the event.
(Tentative) Food Trucks will be available at the venue to purchase lunches. Please check this section for updates as the event day approaches.
Performance Awards will include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Judged awards will include Best Overall Design, Exemplary Team, Judge's Choice, and Presentation.
Grade Level: High School
Skills Challenge Offered: No
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
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Tentative Agenda (subject to change):
|8:00AM||Doors Open for Teams|
|9:00 AM||Opening Ceremonies & Inspections|
|10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Judging Presentations & Matches|
|12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||Lunch Break|
|1:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Judging Presentations|
|1:00PM - 5:00PM||Matches|
|5:00PM - 5:30PM||Awards and & Closing Remarks|
Volunteers are welcome to sign up here to help run the event. Contact [email protected] if you are available to fulfill any of these volunteer roles.
Volunteer roles needed:
|Volunteer Type||Role Description|
|Queuer||Lets the next team know that they should be moving to the field and preparing for their upcoming match.|
|TM Operator||Runs the software to queue the next match, start the timer and input the scores from the referee.|
|Field Control Operator||Runs the field software and scoring.|
|Field Resetters||Assists with resetting fields after each Match.|
|Check-in||First hour only. Welcomes the teams and volunteers, and marks them as present, handing out materials if needed.|
|Emcee||Announces teams for matches and provides commentary during match play.|
|Side Referee||Scores matches under the direction of the Head Referee.|
|Judges||Watches student presentations with a judging team and selects Judged Award winners.|
|Facilitators||Can be the Check-in people. Helping where needed, such as lunch preparation, communicating to staff, handing out materials|
|Set-up Crew||Assists with unloading equipment, setting up fields, pit areas, judges rooms, check-in areas, volunteer room, etc. the day before the event.|
|Tear-down Crew||Assists with tearing down the event and loading equipment into the truck after the event concludes.|
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
Teams will be contacted in the event of bad weather. Teams should include a phone number which may be reached evenings and weekends to assure that they can be contacted on the day of the event. You may also reach Shelli Brasher at 901-486-9618 on the day of the event.
Refund and Payment Policies
One event is included in team registrations. An additional event may be attended for $500 which is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.
Health and Safety Policies
Local health guidelines will be followed for this event.
Game / Kit Information
We hope you enjoyed kicking off the season with us!
You can find the game video and manual on the REC Foundation Bell AVR website.
Match and Presentation Results
|Rank||Team #||Team Name||Total Score||Presentation Score||High Score|
All Participants and attendees are required to fill out the Consent form.Participant Consent Form
0 teams are on the waitlist for this event.