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Tigertown Throwdown VEXU Tournament

Date
4-Feb-2023
Event Code
RE-VEXU-22-8604
Program
VEX U
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
16
Spots Open
50%+
Event Region
South Carolina
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Standard Registration Opens
24-Dec-2022 07:00 EST
Registration Deadline
1-Feb-2023 19:07 EST
Price
$75.00

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General Info

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. Be sure to acquire a parking pass before attending the event! The most economical option is to purchase a weekend parking pass for $8.

 


Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Feb-2023

Venue/Location:
Hendrix Student Center
720 McMillan Road
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
United States

Contact Information

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Judging Format

This event will feature a Hybrid Judging model, with electronic presubmission of notebooks, and Standard, In-Person, Judging. 

Electronic Submission of Engineering Notebooks

To be eligible for the Design or Excellence Award, a team must submit an engineering notebook. For this event, teams must submit their notebooks through the Digital Engineering Notebook submission system on RobotEvents by Monday, January 30th, 2023, at 11:59 PM.

Standard, In-Person Judging

To determine award winners, judges will conduct in-person interviews with teams. Following the Judge's Guide, scores from the interview and notebook will be considered. Teams are encouraged to reach out to the Event Partner at bmmcgui@clemson.edu for more information about the judging process!

Volunteer

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any successful event! If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to bmmcgui@clemson.edu.

 

Refund Policy

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 bmmcgui@clemson.edu by January 4, 2023, at 11:59 PM.

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. 

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-2023
Hendrix Student Center
720 McMillan Road
Clemson, South Carolina 29631
United States

Travel Info

This event will take place at Hendrix Student Center on Clemson University's campus. You will need to purchase a parking pass to park on campus - the best way to do this is to purchase a weekend pass for $8.

Enter through the front entrance, and climb the staircase to the 2nd floor. Elevators are available to the right.

Webcast

This event will be broadcast live to the South Carolina VEX youtube channel.

Agenda

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! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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