Texas TSA VEX IQ National Qualifier Event

04/25/2019 - 04/27/2019
Texas TSA VEX IQ National Qualifier Event

Event Code: RE-VIQC-18-7796

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 100 / Spots Open: 50%+

Max Registrations per Organization: 2

Registration Deadline: Thu, Mar 28, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

Price: $45.00


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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Second Place Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Third Place (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

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Team List

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Date: 04/25/2019 - 04/27/2019
Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
United States

Refund Policy

No refunds for this event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Will be posted on the Texas TSA website

Volunteer

All Volunteers have been selected. Thank you.

Agenda

Will be posted on the Texas TSA website

Event Dates

Date: 04/25/2019 - 04/27/2019

Venue/Location:

Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: No

TSA Event: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Omar Pastrana
Title: STEM Coordinator
Email: omar.pastrana@risd.org
Phone: 4695937095
Event Day Phone: 4695937095

Secondary Contact
Vernon Gibson
Title: Engineering Teacher
Email: Vernon.Gibson@risd.org
Phone: 4695937095
Event Day Phone: 4695937095

General Info

To be eligible to compete at this event all teams must meet the following criteria:

1. Be affiliated and pay membership dues with Texas TSA by February 1, 2019.

2. Be registered with Robo Events by March 1, 2019.

3. Qualify to advance to the Texas TSA State Conference thru a regional TSA competition. 

4. Register to attend the Texas TSA state conference by March 20, 2019 at www.texastsa.org.

5. Comply with the Texas TSA Hotel Room Block Policy. 

6. No walk-in registrations will be accepted 

 

This event is open to current Texas TSA affiliated chapters and members only.  Two teams per chapter may compete.  Regional participation is limited to 10 teams from a region. 

This is a SKILLS event only. No engineering notebooks or judged awards.

The top 3 teams will qualify for TSA Nationals.

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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. The inspection checklist can be found here.
2. Check the official VEX forums 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
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them
5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament. 
6. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here.
7. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.