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Raider Robotics Rumble | Milwaukee School of Engineering, WI | VEX U

Date
4-Feb-2023
Event Code
RE-VEXU-22-0470
Program
VEX U
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
50%+
Event Region
Wisconsin
Standard Registration Opens
24-Oct-2022 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
28-Jan-2023 23:59 EST
Price
$50.00

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General Info

Raider Robotics Rumble

Raider Robotics is excited to be hosting the first ever offical VEX U competition in the state of Wiconsin with the Raider Robotics Rumble (RRR)!  The event will be hosted at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall--which happens to be the home of MSOE's supercompter, ROSIE. This venue features the competition fields prominently displayed in the Atrium, enabling viewing from the ground floor and from above, in addition to a dedicated interview room and practice/skills fields, and an auditorium for opening/closing ceremonies and awards. Check out the Image Gallery for some pictures of the venue and Agenda for our planned layout for the event.  We can't wait to see what teams have spun up for this year!

Registration Information

All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website.

Engineering notebooks

Engineering Notebooks will be submitted digitally before this event for judging. See How to submit engineering notebooks digitally for more information

Lunch and Concessions

Multiple food options are available within walking distance of the venue. No food will be offered by the event venue at this time.

Elimination Matches

Up to 24 teams will participate in elimination matches.  All elimination matches will be best of one until finals, which will consist of a best of three.

Competition Preparation

All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

Review all game information:

  1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments.
  2. V5 Robot Inspection Checklist
  3. Check the Current Game Webpage and Q&A Page for rule updates and changes
  4. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com
  5. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
    • Goggles/Safety Glasses
    • Spare parts & tools
    • Batteries and chargers
    • Power strip and extension cord
    • Laptop computer
    • Programming cable
    • Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)
    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit table
    • Giveaways if you have them
  6. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.
  7. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
  8. Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide.
  9.  Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.
  10. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks, ask the tournament director for a safe location if grinding is needed.
  11. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your V5 Brain.

Participation and Consent Forms

A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to robotevents.com prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish). An additional media release form from MSOE may be required and will be provided to registered teams.


Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Feb-2023

Venue/Location:
MSOE Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall
1025 North Milwaukee Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda

--TENTATIVE Schedule for Saturday February 4th, 2023--

08:00 am - Team Load In, Pit Area, Registration & Inspection Opens 

08:30 am - Opening Ceremonies 

08:45 am – Drivers Meeting 

09:00 am - Practice and Skills Fields Open 

09:30 am - 12:30pm – Matches Start 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch 

01:30 pm – Matches Resume 

06:00 pm – Skills and Practice Fields Close

06:30 pm – Awards and Closing Ceremonies 

07:00 pm - Venue Closes 

Venue Layout

Note: Venue Layouts are preliminary

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094fa9a92ba3fbcf8-raider.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of event cancellation due to any reason, an email will be sent out to registered teams as soon as we are aware of the situation.

Refund Policy

Refunds are at the discretion of the event partner based on costs already incurred. Contact event partner for more information.

Webcast

Event will be streamed on our YouTube channel

Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline may be scheduled ahead of the event date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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