CREATE OPEN - Omaha North High Magnet School CREATE Open Competition - Tower Takeover

11/16/2019

Event Code: RE-CREATE-19-9826

Program: CREATE Foundation

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 32 / Spots Open: 50%+

Registration Deadline: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 2:28 PM EST

Price: $75.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Innovate Award (VRC/VEXU/VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
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Waitlist

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Team List

The team list for this event is not currently available. Please check back four weeks prior to the event date.

Refund Policy

- Full refund if request is made 3 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- Half refund if request is made 2 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- No refund if request is made less than 2 weeks prior to event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of of incliment weather we will post the status of the competition here as well as email the coach contacts provided through RE.  We will also make an effort to notify the local media outlets.

A make-up date will be scheduled, if possible

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer please sign up here

Agenda

This agenda is tentative and subject to change.

7 am - 9:30 am - Set up

8:30 am - 9:45 am - Registration

9:30 am - 10:15 am - Inspections and Judging

10:15 am - 10:20 am - Drivers meeting

10:30 am - 12 pm - Qualifcation Matches

12 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm - Alliance Selction

3 pm - 4:30 pm - Eliminations

4:30 pm - 5 pm - Awards

5 pm - 6:30 Clean up

Event Dates

Date: 11/16/2019

Venue/Location:

Omaha North High Magnet School
4410 North 36th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68111
United States

Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Jeremy L Wiemer
Title: Event Partner
Email: jeremy.wiemer@ops.org
Phone: 4025573400
Event Day Phone: 4024502755

Secondary Contact
Jeff Erixson
Title: Event Partner
Email: jeffrey.erixon@ops.org
Phone: 531-299-8505
Event Day Phone: 402-660-3134

General Info

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. 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 VEX forums and 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 Judges, Innovate and
Honor Awards )
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

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. Understand how the game will be played. VEX rules can be found on the games website. The CREATE addendum to the rules can be found here.