Event Code: RE-VIQC-18-6250
Program: VEX IQ Challenge
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 18
Event Region: Florida - South
Max Registrations per Organization: 2
Price: $50.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: Elementary
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
STEM Research Offered: No
Thank you so much for choosing to compete in the 3rd Annual Junior Orange Bowl VEX IQ Elementary State Qualifying Competition. We know that you will have a great time. This is the third year of this event and we are looking forward to a great time of competition and fun.
Teams that qualify for a Florida State Championship Event in Florida will be responsible for "properly selecting" either the Sourh Florida or the Central/North Florida State Championship.
We now have two Florida State championships--where do we go?
When you win a state championship spot from a qualifying competition, you will have two weeks to register and pay for ONE of these (Yes--you only can play in one state championship) -- your selection is FINAL, you cannot change later under "any" circumstance for "any" reason. Each event qualifies for BOTH state championships and you will rcieve a notification for each (unless when we have different state championship dates-qualiification events between the two dates will only qualify for the latter state championship).Failure to not register and pay within two weeks of the competition date where the state championship spot was earned forfeits your teams state spot--so be sure and plan ahead to register and pay on time and determine in advance the appropriate state championship you plan to attend.
Teams are responsible to have teams registrated and fees paid two weeks following earning the state championship spot, unless of course your event you win a state spot is the the final two weeks before states, in which you must be prepared to pay immediately following that event. Plan with your teams from the beginning of the season on which state championship you plan to register for and compete at--NO CHANGES AFTER THE TEAM IS REGISTERED.
**The State qualifying Skills score cut off will be two weeks prior to the state championship. The number of teams coming qualifying from the skills list is based on open spots after all events have completed two weeks prior to the state championship. While teams at events now fill double qualified spots from skills at the event, there will still be teams winning spots from multiple competitions, these additional spots come from the top combined skills scores to teams who have not yet won a spot for a state championship as in previous years. Teams that qualify from the states skills list will have a short time to registered and pay for the state championship, please plan accordingly and be prepared for a potential inviatiaton two weeks prior to the state championship (either one).
Teams that move on to the World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky will be responsible for registering for the World Championship event promptly as they will only have ONE week to register AND pay before their invitation to Worlds is lost! Hint--Plan to win--plan for success--Plan accordingly with your teams from day one to win state spots, win a spot at states and play in worlds!! Plan to win both in spirit and financial planning!! Understand the awards and all rules. Contact Matt Conroy if you need any assistance on understanding awards or qualifying for states or the worlds championships. email@example.com
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7:00 am Doors open for volunteers
7:30 am Registration, pits open, practice fields open, inspection begins
8:10 am Drivers meeting
8:30 am Jr. Orange Bowl Official Open Presentation
9:00 am Skills and Qualification matches begin
12:45 pm Pre-lunch Announcements and Presentations
1:00 pm Break for lunch
1:30 pm Qualification matches resume
2:30 pm Jr. Orange Bowl Official Presentation
3:00 pm Qualification matches end
3:30 pm Teamwork Finals begin
4:30 pm Awards ceremony
4:30 pm Jr. Orange Bowl official event close ceremony
Please note this agenda is subject to change on or prior to event without notice.
We are looking to have volunteers filling many roles. If you are interested, please contact me at 786-505-4631. Ask for Rob Gordon.
This is an indoor event with great parking. If there is a hurricane advisory please check back as we will follow the progress of the storm and follow the policy of the Miami Springs Recreation Center regarding the event. No postponements, cancellations only. due to severe inclement weather or tropical system.
Miami Springs Recreation Center
1401 Westward Drive
Miami Springs, Florida 33166
Miami Springs is located just north of Miami International Airport. It is a lovely residential community. The city is centrally located in Miami Dade County so key desitnations are close. Miami Beach is only 13 miles to the east, The Miami Zoo is located 17 miles to the south, the Main Campus of Florida International University is less than 10 miles to the west and the Everglades are about 20 miles to the west. Miami Springs offers a number of lodging options in or close to the city. Here are a few:
EB Hotel Miami
Address: 4299 NW 36th St, Miami, FL 33166
Sleep Inn Miami Airport
Address: 105 Fairway Dr, Miami Springs, FL 33166
Holiday Inn Express Miami Airport
Address: 8436 NW 36th St, Miami, FL 33166
Hyatt Place Miami Airport
Address: 3655 NW 82nd Ave, Doral, FL 33166
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Miami Airport South Blue Lagoon
Address: 777 NW 57th Ave, Miami, FL 33126