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WPI VEX U Tournament

01/29/2022
WPI VEX U Tournament

Event Code: RE-VEXU-21-6165

Program: VEX U

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 16 / Spots Open: 50%+

Event Region: Southern New England

Registration Deadline: Sat, Jan 22, 2022 11:59 PM EST

Price: $5.00

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Event Dates

Date: 01/29/2022

Venue/Location:

WPI - Campus Center Odeum
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
United States


Grade Level: College

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Contact Information

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General Info

WPI is excited to be hosting a live, in pseron VEX U event at the WPI Campus Center this year! After the success of the WPI signature event, WPI is eager to support VEX and VEX U going forward. To help with this, registration for this event is just $5!  All that we ask is that you attend, compete, and have a blast!

Each team will have a table and power in their pit area.  Final schedule including number of competition fields, skill fields, and practice fields will be made available closer to the date of the event.

We will announce spots for advancement to Worlds as soon as possible.

Agenda

0800: Registration Opens

0800-1045: Robot Inspection, Skills and Open Practice

1100-1200: Qualification Matches

1200-1230: Lunch Break

1230-1515: Qualification Matches

1530: Elimination Matches

1630: Award Ceremony

Subject to change. Final agenda will be sent to teams prior to the event and updated here.

Volunteer

To volunteer, email vexrobotics@wpi.edu.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Every effort will be made to hold the event on 1/29, including delaying the start to facilitate safe travel for teams. A decision on a delayed start or rescheduling will be made by Friday 1/28 at 1700. If a team’s flight or other scheduled transportation is delayed, please notify the event management as soon as possible so we can try to accomodate.

Refund Policy

The $5 registration fee covers the mandatory fees oulined by RECF and robotevents.com. As such, there will be no refunds.

Health and Safety Policies

Specific policies will be released closer to the event day and are subject to change. At this time, anticipate that participants will be expected to wear masks while indoors at the event and will have to submit a waiver with thier COVID-19 vaccination status. 

All final policies will be emailed to registered teams and posted here.


Date: 01/29/2022
WPI - Campus Center Odeum
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
United States

Travel Info

Worcester, Massachusetts is a growing city approximately one hour from Boston. Worcester has a local airport serving Delta, American, and Jet Blue (airport code ORH), and is less than 90 minutes from Boston Logan (BOS), Hartford Bradley (BDL), Providence (PVD) or Manchester (MHT). WPI is also just a few minutes off of interstate 90.

Several hotels are avaialble near WPI, including the Courtyard by Marriot (walking distance), and the Hilton Garden Inn (1 mile). Budget hotel options are avaialble within a 15 minute drive from campus.

Webcast

The event will be webcast and recorded at twitch.tv/wpirobotics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

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