Omaha Area VEX IQ League

12/02/2019 - 01/21/2020
Omaha Area VEX IQ League

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-0916

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: League

Capacity: 28 / Spots Open: 9

Max Registrations per Organization: 5

Price: $40.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Design Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Excellence Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Judges Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Sportsmanship 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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Waitlist

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Team List ( 19 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
70G Goofy Gizmos Omaha Community Robotics Omaha, Nebraska, United States
985M Magellan MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
985N New Horizons MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
985P Pioneer Mary Our Queen School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
6905A SPSL Vex 1 St Pius X/st Leo Elementary School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6905B SPSL Vex 2 St Pius X/st Leo Elementary School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6905C SPSL Vex 3 St Pius X/st Leo Elementary School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6905D SPSL Vex 4 St Pius X/st Leo Elementary School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
15771A St Cecilia A St Cecilia Cathedral School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
15771B St Cecilia B St Cecilia Cathedral School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
15771C St Cecilia C St Cecilia Cathedral School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
19989A Jesuit Jaguars JESUIT ACADEMY Omaha, Nebraska, United States
42920A Futuristic Falcons HOLY CROSS SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
42920B Futuristic Falcons HOLY CROSS SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
42920C Futuristic Falcons HOLY CROSS SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
48060A Kids Can @ Gilder Team A Kids Can Community Center Omaha, Nebraska, United States
48060B Kids Can @ Gilder Team B Kids Can Community Center Omaha, Nebraska, United States
75955W Kids Can @ Wakonda Kids Can Community Center Omaha, Nebraska, United States
95545M Kids Can @ Miller Park Kids Can Community Center Omaha, Nebraska, United States

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form Spainish

Participant Release Form Spainish

 

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

 

Refund Policy

Full refunds minus the $5.00 processing fee will be available until one week before the first session. After that, refunds based on special circumstances may be made at the discretion of the event partner.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If any session has to be cancelled, we will offer an additional session.

The event partner will contact teams if the event must be postponed. Teams should make sure their contact information is up to date on RobotEvents.com and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Volunteer

Get Inspired and Have Fun! Be a part of the excitement by joining a team of volunteers who help in a variety of ways to make this event a success for the students involved.

Volunteers will be coordinated at each individual League Play location, the overall Volunteer Coordinator is Brandon Petersen (brandon.petersen@gmail.com or 712-828-5179).  League Play events last just over 2 hours, making League Events a great introduction to volunteering for VEX IQ.

Experience level:
No previous experience is needed for most volunteer positions, and you can even bring your kids for a family activity (for example, Field Resetter is an ideal position for young children).

Want to find out more about these volunteer roles and expectations? Visit the REC Foundation website at RoboticsEducation.org/volunteer to check out position descriptions and find volunteer training materials.

Once you have an assigned volunteer role, please carefully review all guides and training materials posted on the Volunteer Resources page before the event at RoboticsEducation.org/volunteers/volunteer-resources/

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator to register for this event today!

Agenda

Agenda for the last league session on January 21th, the Championship Session:

3:45-4:15 PM  Doors open. Volunteers check in. Set up. 
4:15-4:30 PM  Teams check in and turn in Engineering Notebooks
4:15-4:45 PM  Robot Inspection
4:45-5:00 PM  Opening Ceremony/Announcements
5:00-7:00 PM  Judging and Skills Matches
7:00-7:45 PM  Teamwork Finals Matches and Awards
7:45-8:15 PM  Teams depart. Tear down. Doors close

Event Dates

Date: 12/02/2019

Venue/Location:

Holy Cross
1502 S. 48th St
Omaha, Nebraska 68106
United States


Date: 12/16/2019

Venue/Location:

Gilder Elementary School
3705 Chandler Road West
Bellevue, Nebraska 68147
United States


Date: 01/13/2020

Venue/Location:

St. Pius/ St. Leo
1920 N 102nd St
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
United States


Date: 01/21/2020

Venue/Location:

Jesuit Academy
2311 N 22nd St
Omaha, Nebraska 68110
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Brandon Petersen
Email: brandon.petersen@gmail.com
Phone: 712-828-5179
Event Day Phone: 712-828-5179

Secondary Contact
Tara Petersen
Title: petersen.tara@gmail.com
Email: tpetesen@moqschool.org
Phone: 402-333-8663 ext.1401
Event Day Phone: 402-871-3024

General Info

Omaha Area VEX IQ League Play

The Omaha Area VEX IQ League's mission is to provide convenient opportunities for elementary and middle school students in Omaha Metro area to compete in local robotics tournaments.  League Play dates are especially designed to be an introduction to VEX IQ for young and new teams, the shorter format allows each event to last about 2 hours.

The Championship Event for the Omaha Area VEX IQ League Play will be held on Tuesday, January 21th. The top twenty-four (24) teams from the qualification Ranking will participate in Finals at the Championship Event.  These twenty-four (24) teams will be automatically paired into twelve (12) Alliances.  The top scoring alliance in Finals will earn the Tournament Champion Award. 

Skills Challenges will be available at each League Play event to all teams, with 2 Max Driver attempts and 2 Max Programming attempts per team.  

Students this year will design robots for the Squared Away, details can be found here:  https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/competition/viqc-current-game

LATE Arrivals
Teams must be checked in 30 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event. 

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. To help all teams prepare, here are a few tips for each team:

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. http://link.roboticseducation.org/vexiq_robotinspectionchecklist_2018-19

2. Check the official Game Manual for rule updates and changes.
http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-iq-challenge/viq-current-game/

3. Check the official QA Forums for rule updates and changes.
https://www.robotevents.com/VIQC/2018-2019/QA

4. Carefully read all of the information contained in this tournament posting all updates will be posted here

5. 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.

6. Read through the Awards Appendix, there has been some small changes to the awards process. 
http://link.roboticseducation.org/vexiq_nextlevel_awardsappendix

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. 

8. Understand how the game will be played. VEX IQ participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here: http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-iq-challenge/vex-iq-challenge-referee-training-videos/

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here -
http://content.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/pdf/VEX-IQ-Troubleshooting-Flowcharts-20141117.pdf

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware. https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/resources/vexos