Tigertown Throwdown VEXU Tournament
- Event Code
- VEX U
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- South Carolina
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Standard Registration Opens
- 1-Aug-2022 07:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 1-Feb-2023 19:07 EST
Welcome to the Tigertown Throwdown! We are looking forward to an exciting, fast-paced qualifying event!
This event will take place on Clemson University's campus. Teams will be required to follow all University policies while on campus. VEX U Teams will receive 2 parking passes upon arrival to place in their car. If you require additional passes, don't hesitate to contact the Event Partner.
This event will feature in-person submission of notebooks and in-person interviews. For more information, please consult the judging tab!
Competition Field Information
The competition and robot skills challenge fields will use the metal competition field perimeter with the installed GPS Field Code V2 strips. The practice fields will use the portable competition field perimeter. Competition fields may be raised 12" off the ground for this event. Please check back on Jan 1, 2023, for a final determination.
This event will offer skills challenge matches on the competition fields before qualification matches. VEX U teams may elect to run some of their skills challenge matches on Friday night. See the agenda for more information.
Grade Level: College
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
720 McMillan Road
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
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|Friday, February 3, 2023|
|3:00 PM||Begin event setup|
|6:00 PM||Inspection & Skills Challenge Opens|
|10:30 PM||End of Skills & Inspection|
|11:00 PM||Venue Clothes|
|Saturday, February 4, 2023|
|8:00 AM||Doors Open|
|8:30 AM||Inspection Line Opens|
|8:30 AM||Skills Challenge Opens on Competition Fields|
|11:00 AM||Inspection Deadline. Skills Challenge Closes|
|11:00 AM||Driver's Meeting|
|12:00 PM||Qualification Matches Begin|
|4:00 PM||End of Qualifications|
|4:05 PM||Alliance Selection|
|4:15 PM||Elimination Matches Begin|
|5:30 PM||Finals Match|
|5:45 PM||Awards & Closing Remarks|
|6:00 PM||Venue Closes|
Note: this event will be run at a quick pace to maximize each team's number of matches. Teams should come to matches prepared. This means pneumatics pumped, batteries and controllers present, and all drive team members ready and excited to go!
Volunteers are the lifeblood of any successful event! Please reach out to Brendan McGuire (email@example.com) for questions about volunteering.
Volunteer Sign Up: https://go.bren.app/volunteer
Note: volunteers will be provided lunch and snacks throughout the day. If you have any dietary concerns we should be aware of, feel free to reach out so we can accommodate you!
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
In the unlikely event that the event will need to be cancelled, coaches will be informed through their primary team contact email in RobotEvents.
If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event:
In the rare circumstance that we must cancel the event, the event partner will issue refunds to teams who have paid, or allow them to transfer their payment to cover another event hosted by the event partner.
If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event and then chooses to withdraw or not attend:
Teams are eligible for a refund up to 4 weeks before the event start date. All teams requesting refunds should submit requests to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 4, 2023, at 11:59 PM.
Health and Safety Policies
All team participants, including Students, Coaches, and Parents will be required to follow all Clemson University policies while on campus.
Date: 4-Feb-2023Hendrix Student Center
720 McMillan Road
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
This event will occur at Hendrix Student Center on Clemson University's campus. VEX U Teams will receive 2 parking passes upon arrival to place in their car. If you require additional passes, don't hesitate to contact the Event Partner.
Enter through the front entrance, and climb the staircase to the 2nd floor. Elevators are available to the right.
This event will be broadcast live to the South Carolina VEX youtube channel.
In-Person Submission of Engineering Notebooks
In order to be eligible for the Design or Excellence Award, a team must submit an engineering notebook. For this event, teams will be required to submit a physical copy of their design notebook. Teams with a digital design notebook should convert their notebook to a physical form. Teams will need to submit notebooks by 9:00 AM on the day of the event for notebooks to be considered.
In-Person Judging Interviews
For this event, teams will be interviewed by judges in their pit area.
All questions about the judging process for this event should be directed to the Event Partner, Brendan McGuire (email@example.com)
0 teams are on the waitlist for this event.