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Greater Baltimore Robotics VEX IQ (ES & MS)

02/08/2020
Greater Baltimore Robotics VEX IQ (ES & MS)

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-0588

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 32 / Spots Open: 0

Event Region: Maryland

Max Registrations per Organization: 8

Price: $75.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 02/08/2020

Venue/Location:

New Town High School
4931 New Town Boulevard
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

REGISTERED TEAMS - we will be sending out event info to your coach's email that is registered with RECF.

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 on the documents page.

2. Participation and Consent Form - A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in or completed online in advance. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in. The Participation and Consent Form can be found on the Documents page

3. Read the document 120 Things to do before your first VEX Tournament  found on the Document Page.

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure.
Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, REQUIRED for Design and Excellence Awards )
A great team Spirit
Giveaways if you have them

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

6. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants should thoroughly read the game rules.  Additional rulings and interpretations of the game rules can be found on the VEX Forums.

7. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. See the Documents tab.

8. Participation and Consent Form - A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in if forms are not already uploaded through RobotEvents. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in. The Participation and Consent Form can be found on the Documents page. 

Waiting List

If this event is full please add your team to the waitlist and contact Kim Ringgold at info@astemcoe.org as soon as possible. 

Agenda

Schedule

> Doors open at 9 AM; check-in from 9:30-11:45am

> Skills opens approximately 9:30 am and runs until 2pm with breaks for driver's meeting & volunteer lunch

> registration and inspection closes at 11:45

> 11:45  - drivers meeting

> 12:00 pm - qualifier matches begin

> 12:45 to 1:30 pm - volunteers break/lunches served

> 1:40 - 3:30 pm matches resume

> 3:45 pm - finals -  12 matches

> 4:10 pm - final awards

Volunteer

Volunteer

 

Volunteer with us!    

Thank you for your interest in volunteering and/or helping us recruit volunteers.  Please contact Eric Davis at eric.davis@astemcoe.org if you would like to volunteer or can assist us with recruiting volunteers.

We are currenly seeking volunteers in the following roles:

  • Head Referee (previous experience or VEX IQ certified Referee preferred)
  • Referees
  • Judges
  • Queuers
  • We will have training available on-site for these positions.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

There is no snow date.  If we cancel, refunds will be distributed minus the $5.00 RECF fee.

We will make every attempt to accommodate the majoirty of participants.  At this time, we have no make up date planned.  Please check this Robotevents.com page the day of the event for the latest status of the event.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given minus the $5 REC Foundation fee.

Refunds will only be given to teams that notify the organizer 7 days in advance.  This gives us time to notify any teams on the waiting list.


Date: 02/08/2020
New Town High School
4931 New Town Boulevard
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
United States

Travel Info

New Town High School is located at 4931 New Town Blvd. Owings Mills, Md 21117.

https://maps.app.goo.gl/BXh1gwj644SNs96x8

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form Spanish

Participant Release Form Spanish

 

REC Foundation Code of Conduct

REC Foundation Code of Conduct

 

Criteria for registered VEX IQ Challenge teams (Elementary and Middle School) to qualify for participation in championship events.

VIQC Qualifying Criteria

 

A description of this year's STEM Research Project

STEM Research Project Topic (2019-2020)

 

A description of this year's STEM Research Project  Rubric.

STEM Research Project Topic Rubric (2019-2020)

 

VIQC Sqaured Away One Page Description.

VIQC Sqaured Away One Page Description

 

VIQC Robot Inspection Checklist.

VIQC Robot Inspection Checklist

 

Participant Release Form English

Participant Release Form