South Texas VEX IQ - Squared Away - Middle School State Championship

02/28/2020 - 02/29/2020
South Texas VEX IQ - Squared Away - Middle School State Championship South Texas VEX IQ - Squared Away - Middle School State Championship

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-0730

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 0

Price: $150.00

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

Event Sponsors:
VEX IQ Challenge - Middle School
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VIQC) 409B The Beach Botz Marks Robotics Galveston, Texas, United States
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) 47089B Van Houston Academy Van Houston Academy Houston, Texas, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VIQC) 33111C The Biscuits Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) 33111C The Biscuits Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) 38882E Bubbies-R-Us Austin Middle School GALVESTON, Texas, United States
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) 11133J CRAC Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) 47089B Van Houston Academy Van Houston Academy Houston, Texas, United States
Amaze Award (VIQC) 8180Z Hurricanes Hurricanes Bellaire , Texas, United States
Design Award (VIQC) 9875H Work In Progress SANTA FE J H Santa Fe, Texas, United States
Judges Award (VIQC) 8181A Inconceivable! MANDARIN IMMERSION MAGNET SCHOOL Houston, Texas, United States
Think Award (VIQC) 33111C The Biscuits Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VIQC) World Championship
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) World Championship
Robot Skills Champion (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) World Championship
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Amaze Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VIQC) World Championship
Judges Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Think Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

VEX via

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Team List ( 24 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
409B The Beach Botz Marks Robotics Galveston, Texas, United States
1926A Team Poseidon Lanier Middle School HOUSTON, Texas, United States
1993M Galloway Robo-Owls The Galloway School FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, United States
2630C Saints2630C St Laurence Catholic School SUGAR LAND, Texas, United States
4231R RoboLions Thompson Intermediate Pasadena ISD Houston, Texas, United States
4231W RoboLions Thompson Intermediate Pasadena ISD Houston, Texas, United States
8180Z Hurricanes Hurricanes Bellaire , Texas, United States
8181A Inconceivable! MANDARIN IMMERSION MAGNET SCHOOL Houston, Texas, United States
8181C The Nazgul Mandarin Immersion Magnet School HOUSTON, Texas, United States
9875A 500 IQ Redneck SANTA FE J H Santa Fe, Texas, United States
9875B The Conquerors SANTA FE J H Platt, Texas, United States
9875D DEPZ SANTA FE J H Santa Fe, Texas, United States
9875H Work In Progress SANTA FE J H Santa Fe, Texas, United States
11133J CRAC Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
31965B CJHS COLTS (1) CARDIFF J H Sugar Land , Texas, United States
33111B The Architects Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
33111C The Biscuits Robot Mastery LLC Friendswood, Texas, United States
38882A VEX Valkyries Austin Middle School GALVESTON, Texas, United States
38882C Try Hards Austin Middle School GALVESTON, Texas, United States
38882D Dinosaurs Austin Middle School GALVESTON, Texas, United States
38882E Bubbies-R-Us Austin Middle School GALVESTON, Texas, United States
41488A Oak Hills Robotics A OAK HILLS J H Montgomery, Texas, United States
47089A Van Houston Academy Van Houston Academy Houston, Texas, United States
47089B Van Houston Academy Van Houston Academy Houston, Texas, United States

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

 

VEX TEXT

Use VEX TEXT to get alerts for your upcoming matches.  For each match, the subscribed team members will receive 2 alerts, one 20 minutes prior to the match and one 10 minutes prior.  This will help ensure teams are at the queueing table on time. Sign up here

Lunches

Lunch Pre-Order for VEX IQ State Tournament 2-29-20

 

Help us help you with pre-ordered lunch!

 

The Robonauts Booster Club will be providing lunch pre-ordering for the CCISD VEX EDR Tournament on February 29, 2020. The tournament will be held at CCISD’s Learning Support Center (the old Clear Lake HS Ninth Grade Center) 2903 Falcon Pass, Houston, TX 77062.

 

We ask that each team competing in the tournament who would like to pre-order, please fill out ONE group order online at https://forms.gle/GoLMwgqrhEQ26jVg8.  This year will be pizza, Chick-fil-a meals, hot-dog meals, and drinks as listed on the online form. The pizzas are large pizzas with original crust. 

 

Please decide your team order (one order per team) and fill out the online form by 10:00am on February 27th.  Please submit one team payment at the concession stand before 8:30AM on the day of the event.  We do have the ability to take credit cards.  Limit one payment per team order.

 

Use form below to help you get orders from your team. 

Coaches will need to tally orders and submit ONE team order online using the following link:

https://forms.gle/GoLMwgqrhEQ26jVg8

 

 

 

Student Name: ____________________________         Parent Name: ______________________________

 

Email: _____________________________________      Phone:  ______________________________

 

Menu Offerings

 

Large Pizza      $14.00 Note the number of pizzas desired (must be ordered as an entire pizza):

 

____ Cheese        ____ Pepperoni       

 

Total number of pizzas:   _______ X $14.00 = $__________

 

Chick-fil-a Sandwich, chips, & dessert     $6.00 Note the number of meals desired:

 

Total number of Chick-fil-a Sandwich meals:   _______ X $6.00 = $__________

 

Chick-fil-a Nuggets, chips, & dessert     $6.00 Note the number of meals desired:

 

Total number of Chick-fil-a Nuggets meals:   _______ X $6.00 = $__________

 

Hot-Dog, chips, & dessert     $4.00 Note the number of meals desired:

 

Total number of Hot Dog meals:   _______ X $4.00 = $__________

 

Drinks    $1.00 Note the number of drinks desired:   

___ Bottled Water    ___ Coke        ___ Diet Coke

___ Dr. Pepper        ___ Sprite

 

Total number of drinks:   _______ X $1.00 = $__________

 

 

Grand Total $ _________

STEM Research

This season the STEM Research Project is presented as a 4-minute video plus 15 seconds of credits that the team records and uploads to SchoolTube, YouTube, or a similar online video platform. A link to the video must be submitted to the Event Partner no later than ONE WEEK BEFORE the tournament date. Follow these steps:

  1. Please refer to the **STEM Research Project and Presentation** document from the REC Foundation. The document can be found in the VEX IQ Challenge Team Resources area at https://www.roboticseducation.org
  2. Record the STEM Presentation as a video following the instructions in the STEM Research Project and Presentation document.
  3. Upload the video to one of the online video resources following the instructions in the STEM Research Project and Presentation document.
  4. Have the coach or another adult submit the link to the video, including the team number and contact information for the coach, to the Event Partner no later than ONE WEEK BEFORE the tournament date:

    Submit Here before midnight Saturday February 22nd.

  5. Finalists will give their live presentation and be interviewed by judges at the event. Please refer to the STEM Research Project and Presentation document for details.
  6. Only ONE submission allowed per team. If two or more video links are sent to the Event Partner, only the first link received will be considered.
  7. The winner of the STEM Research Project Award will be announced with the other judged awards at the event.

If you have questions about this process, please contact your REC Foundation Regional Support Manager. Refer to our website for contact information: www.robotevents.com/support

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given once registration closes.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All cancellations will be communicated through email. Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).

Volunteer

Volunteers make these events possible. If you are interested in volunteering register online or email me at jjobe@ccisd.net.

Volunteers will receive breakfast, lunch, snacks and a free t-shirt.

Agenda

Friday Night

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Optional - Early Check-in/Inspection/Skills

 

Saturday

7:00 am Doors Open/Team Check-in begins

7:30 am Inspections Open

8:30 am Inspections Close 

8:30 am Driver Meeting in Main Gym

8:45 am Schedule finalized and printed (“VEX via” app is even better, download in advance)

9:00 am First Match (PLEASE have your robot ready before 8:45)

11:30am     Lunch

12:30 pm Qualification matches continue (All teams will have 10 qualification matches, lowest 2 scores dropped)

2:00 pm Alliance Finals and Awards

3:30 pm Finished and clean up

Event Dates

Date: 02/28/2020 - 02/29/2020

Venue/Location:

Learner Support Center CCISD
2903 Falcon Pass
Houston, Texas 77062
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
James Jobe
Title: Program Manager
Email: jjobe@ccisd.net
Phone: 2818303181
Event Day Phone: 2818303181

Secondary Contact
James Jobe
Title: Program Manager
Email: jjobe@ccisd.net
Phone: 2818303181
Event Day Phone: 2818303181

General Info

Competition Preparation

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.
Robot and STEM Project
Goggles/Safety Glasses
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and 
Excellence Awards)
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. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

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

8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

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

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.