Cross County CREATE Open Tournament

11/23/2019

Event Code: RE-CREATE-19-9195

Program: CREATE Foundation

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 42 / Spots Open: 50%+

Registration Deadline: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 7:51 PM EST

Price: $75.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
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Date: 11/23/2019
Cross County Community Schools
County Road 123
Stromsburg, Nebraska 68666
United States

Travel Info

Cross County is located on the corner of Highways 81 and 66 see link below for Google Map.

 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cross+County+High+School/@41.0782322,-97.6032651,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x28c46af6b6815fb2!8m2!3d41.0782322!4d-97.6032651

Refund Policy

There are no refunds for this tournament with the exception of tournament cancellation.

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, Cindy Klein and Ben Hackett will contact all teams one day prior to event and "Cancelled" will be put in the title of the event.

 

Volunteer

For Volunteer Information contact Cindy Klein at

ceklein@nppd.com

402-366-7124

Agenda

Tenative

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
7:30 am - Pits Open
8:00 am - 9:30 am - Team Registration & Inspection
8:00 am - 10:30am - Skills Challenge on competition fields
9:30 am - 11:30 am. - Judging  (Engineering Notebooks must be turned in at registration.)
10:30 am - Drivers and Coaches Meeting and Opening Ceremony
10:45 am - 12:30 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
12:30 pm - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:15 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
2:30 pm - 2:45 p.m. - Alliance Selection
3:00p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Finals
4:30 p.m. - Awards and Closing Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 11/23/2019

Venue/Location:

Cross County Community Schools
County Road 123
Stromsburg, Nebraska 68666
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Ben Hackett
Email: bhackett@crosscounty.esu7.org
Phone: 4027645521
Event Day Phone: 4022499328

Secondary Contact
Cindy Klein
Email: ceklein@nppd.com
Phone: 4027645521
Event Day Phone: 4023667124

General Info

This Event is themed!

Teams are encouraged to wear Comic Con themed costumes. Prizes will be given to the best themed team!!!

 

 

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.

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. Check the official CREATE website for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com

4. 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
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for awards )
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them
Teams costumes 

5. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

6. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

7. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team.

8. Understand how the game will be played. All participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.