BELL AVR 2022 Championship Event
- Event Code
- Bell Advanced Vertical Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- United States
- Standard Registration Opens
- 5-Nov-2022 17:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 30-Nov-2022 23:59 EST
- This event currently has no spaces available.
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 Vertical Robotics Competition prepares students for tomorrow’s STEM workforce needs on the ground and in the sky.
Teams will need to qualify for this event from a previous qualifying event. In order to attend the BELL AVR Championship, teams will first have to qualify from one of the Bell competitions taking place the first 3 weekends in November. Teams have one free event included in their team registration fee, so do not forget to reach out to BellAVR@RoboticsEducation.org to get registered for your free event.
A full break down of event qualification can be found on page 39 (Section 7.9) of the Bell AVR Competition Game Manual
Teams can add themselves to the waitlist for this event. To waitlist your team for an 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 will be added.
Performance Awards will include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Judged awards will include Best Overall Design, Exemplary Team, Judge's Choice, and Presentation Awards.
Lunch will be served to Teams and Coaches on December 3rd. The menu will be added to this website soon.
Grade Level: High School
Skills Challenge Offered: No
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
Arlington, Texas 76018
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Tentative Agenda (subject to change):
December 2nd - Practice Day
|12:00 - 2:00pm||Practice for Michigan Teams|
|2:00 - 5:00pm||Practice open to all teams|
December 3rd - Event Day
|8:00 AM||Doors Open for Teams|
|9:00 AM||Opening Ceremonies & Inspections|
|9:45 AM - 12:00 PM||Matches & Judging Presentations|
|12:00 PM - 12:45 PM||Lunch Break|
|1:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Judging Presentations|
|12:45 PM - 4:00 PM||Matches|
|4:00 PM - 4:30 PM||Awards & Closing Remarks|
|4:30 PM - 5:30 PM||Tentative: Special Activity for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Winning Teams|
Volunteers are welcome to sign up here to help run the event. Contact Lisa_Schultz@roboticseducation.org 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 Tech||Troubleshoots field issues and assist teams. Provided by RECF Support Staff, but willing to train local staff.|
|Check-in||First hour only. Welcomes the teams 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 conbtacted on the day of the event.
One event is included in team registrations. An additional event may be attended for $500 which is refunded at the event partners discretion due to the set costs involved in running an event. Requests will be handled on a one on one basis.
Health and Safety Policies
Local health guidfelines will be followed for this event.
Date: 3-Dec-2022Bell - Flight Research Center
Arlington, Texas 76018
Below are hotels near the Bell Flight Research Center. There are no formal room blocks reserved, so teams can make hotel reservations at any hotel of their choice.
Holiday Inn Express Arlington (includes free breakfast)
Transportation to/from the airport and the venue will be the responsibilty of the team.
Game / Kit Information
We hope you enjoyed kicking off the season with us! If you missed the season kickoff, you can find that video HERE.
Other items released with the season kickoff:
Official Game Manual - Includes Judging and Award information.
All Participants and attendees are required to fill out the Consent form.Participant Consent Form
7 teams are on the waitlist for this event.