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SCTCC VEX U Regional Qualifying Tournament in Minnesota

Date
4-Mar-2023
Event Code
RE-VEXU-22-9313
Program
VEX U
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
-
Event Region
Minnesota
Standard Registration Opens
3-Oct-2022 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
22-Feb-2023 23:59 EST
Price
$205.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

Welcome!

Volunteers are needed for the VRC High School and Middle School State Championship as well as event setup. Teams who arrive early and have at least 2 team members volunteer will get their registration money refunded (minus $5.00 processing fee from RECF).

As the tournaments nears, coaches please watch for additional information via email.  All the most up-to-date information regarding food, reminders, etc. will be published here on RobotEvents for teams.

Please note: We will be following an all in-person judging format.  Only physical copies of engineering notebooks will be collected during team check-in.  Teams who have digital notebooks will need to print off the most recent version for judges to review.  Judge interviews will take place in-person at the team's booth in the pit area.

Participation and Consent Form: All team members, coaches and adult mentors should fill out the online consent form which is good all season and for all RECF run events.  A link to the instructions for online consent form can be found here

For elimination matches, we will be following a best 2 out of 3.


Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Mar-2023

Venue/Location:
St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center
10 4th Avenue South
Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Tentative Agenda - subject to change.

Saturday, March 4th
8:00 a.m. - Pit area opens/Teams check in - Haus C
8:15 a.m. - Inspections - Haus C
8:30 a.m. - Check-in closes, teams must be checked-in or in contact with the event coordinator
9:15 a.m. - Inspection closes
9:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremony - Parade of Teams - Haus A
10:30 a.m. - Qualification Rounds Begins
12:30 p.m. - Lunch - on your own - Concessions or local - No outside food brought in
1:00 p.m. - Speaker - Haus A
1:30 p.m. - Qualifications Rounds
3:15 p.m. - VEX U Elimination Rounds
4:00 p.m. - Awards and closing
5:00 p.m. - Venue Closed
Check back often as schedule may change

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed for the VRC High School and Middle School State Championship and Championship setup. Teams who arrive early and have at least 2 team members volunteer will get their registration money refunded (minus $5.00 processing fee from RECF).

A volunteer sign up link will be posted in the future.

If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Katie Frank at katarina.frank@sctcc.edu or (320) 308-5168.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Due to the size of this event, this event will not be cancelled. If bad weather was to occur, use your own descretion on attending the event. Some suggestions are to come a day early to get ahead of the weather, or stay a day later to avoid. 

Refund Policy

No refunds, unless a team helps volunteer for the State Championship. If they arrive early and volunteer they will get their registration fee refunded (Minus the $5 dollar processing fee from RECF).

Health and Safety Policies

We will follow CDC and MinnState guidance.


Date: 4-Mar-2023
St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center
10 4th Avenue South
Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301
United States

Travel Info

2023 VEX Robotics State Championship Hotel Info

Mention VEX Robotics to get the block rates.

Best Western Plus Kelly Inn

Website
(320) 253-0606
$111 for Suite 1 King Bed with Sofabed
Attached to the River's Edge Convention Center.  Includes pool, gym, and Green Mill Restaurant onsite.

Block cutoff date is January 28, 2023

 

Courtyard by Marriott St. Cloud

Website
(320) 654-1661
$132 for Single Kings & $142 for Double Queens
Attached to the River's Edge Convention Center.  Includes pool, gym, and on-site Bistro.

Block cutoff date is January 28, 2023

Webcast

vexmn.com

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.