2020 Ohio VEX IQ "SQUARED AWAY" Middle School State Championship

03/14/2020
2020 Ohio VEX IQ "SQUARED AWAY" Middle School State Championship 2020 Ohio VEX IQ "SQUARED AWAY" Middle School State Championship

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-1237

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 43 / Spots Open: 1

Registration Deadline: Fri, Mar 6, 2020 10:48 PM EST

Price: $125.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills 2nd Place Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Excellence Award (VIQC) World Championship
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) World Championship
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) World Championship
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) World Championship
Teamwork 3rd Place Award (VIQC) World Championship
Amaze Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Create Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VIQC) World Championship
Energy Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Sportsmanship Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

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Waitlist

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Team List ( 42 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
1128E Jr. Atom Splitters Dixie Elementary School New Lebanon, Ohio, United States
1938A Young Hawks Horizon Science Academy Youngstown Youngstown, Ohio, United States
1938B Young Hawks-B Horizon Science Academy Youngstown Youngstown, Ohio, United States
1938D Young Hawks-D Horizon Science Academy Youngstown Youngstown, Ohio, United States
1961A Lexington Junior High LEXINGTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Lexington, Ohio, United States
2281A GMS War Machine ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281B GMS Venom ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281C GMS Raven ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281D GMS Ghost Rider ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281E GMS The Thing ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281F GMS Nightwing ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281N GMS JoJo Grant Middle School Marion, Ohio, United States
2281X GMS Groot ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
2281Z GMS Shazam ULYSSES S. GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
3800G Cyclones Horizon Science Academy Lorain Lorain, Ohio, United States
3800X Cyclones II HORIZON SCIENCE ACADEMY LORAIN Lorain, Ohio, United States
11903M DynamicMOTIONS HORIZON SCIENCE ACADEMY-CLEVELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL Cleveland, Ohio, United States
14323A The Tin Can FAIRBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL Milford Center, Ohio, United States
14323B BBB FAIRBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL Milford Center, Ohio, United States
14323C The Elephants FAIRBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL Milford Center, Ohio, United States
14323D Technophobia FAIRBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL Milford Center, Ohio, United States
14323F B Cubed FAIRBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL Worthington, Ohio, United States
14323H (insert:team name); FAIRBANKS MIDDLE SCHOOL Milford Center, Ohio, United States
28102A Gear Shredders NUMS NORTH UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
28102B Gear Heads NUMS NORTH UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
28102C Flex Tape NUMS NORTH UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
28102D Color Demolition NUMS NORTH UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
29866C AHA ST GABRIEL CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL Glendale, Ohio, United States
29866E Blank ST GABRIEL CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL Glendale, Ohio, United States
45403D TiGears Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown Dayton, Ohio, United States
50298A Cutie Pies Mapleton Middle School ASHLAND, Ohio, United States
50298B The Legends Mapleton Middle School ASHLAND, Ohio, United States
50298C Polk Boyz Mapleton Middle School ASHLAND, Ohio, United States
53211E Plastic Destroyers PLEASANT MIDDLE SCHOOL Marion, Ohio, United States
57495F Big Brains Bellevue Middle School Bellevue, Ohio, United States
57495H Cardboard Bellevue Middle School Bellevue, Ohio, United States
58585A Panthers Linden-mckinley Stem Academy Columbus, Ohio, United States
64545A No One William S Guy Middle School Youngstown, Ohio, United States
70554A Wedgewood Warriors: Red Wedgewood Middle School Columbus, Ohio, United States
70554W Wedgewood Warriors: Blue Wedgewood Middle School Columbus, Ohio, United States
85250A Stack Attack CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY Willoughby Hills, Ohio, United States
85250M Pengins CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY Willoughby Hills, Ohio, 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

 

Sponsors

If you or your company is interested in sponsoring this event, please complete the following form:

http://bit.ly/2020VEXsponsors


Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 2020 Ohio VEX Robotics Competition State Championship. We are always seeking and open to new partnerships and event sponsors are very excited 

Along with the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, we strive to provide elementary, middle school, and high school age youth with unique opportunities to participate in high-quality and affordable STEM-based competitive robotics programs and competitions using the VEX Robotics platform. These programs serve as a tool for student engagement in STEM, while also developing critical life skills and preparing students to become future problem solvers. 

We rely on the support of our sponsor partners to sustain and expand this culminating event in Ohio each year. We welcome you to join our family of sponsors and partners in any or all of the following ways:
--> Our Sponsors are highly visible and committed partners who support programs, operations and team growth in their communities and around the world.
--> Our sponsors have the opportunity to provide financial assistance and have their logo proudly displayed on a variety of event signage & print materials. 
--> All of our sponsors have the opportunity to see their employees engage directly with students as volunteers at events.  
There are endless ways that you or your company can help!

In order to have enough time to print all event materials, we ask that sponsorships and any corresponding high-res logos are submitted not later than Friday, February 14, 2020.  

If you have any questions about this form, please email Rob Smith at rob_smith@vex.com


Date: 03/14/2020
Marion County Fairgrounds
220 East Fairground Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
United States

Travel Info

Marion County Fairgrounds & Veterans Memorial Coliseum

220 E Fairground St, Marion, OH 43302

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be issued in case of an event cancellation.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, we will make every attempt to contact all coaches by email, phone or text, as well as make announcements through social media of any changes of the event or the event schedule. 

We will also put all cancelations on WMRN AM 1490 and FM 95.9

http://wmrn.iheart.com/articles/closings-and-delays-122096/closings-and-delays-9395790/

Volunteer

Volunteers are an important part of every event and we acknowledge that these events would be impossible without them. We appreciate those volunteers who are willing to give of their time for the benefit of our students!  Volunteers help make events run smoothly and play a critical role in every process, from registration to scoring. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and lunch.

If interested in volunteering at this or any of the 2020 VEX Robotics Ohio State Championship events, please fill out this survey 

http://bit.ly/2020VEXOhioVolunteer

**Please submit this form by Monday, February 24th at NOON in order to guarantee a volunteer shirt in your requested size due to our deadline with the shirt vendor.  Responses after that date are still accepted & appreciated, but volunteer shirt sizes will be limited.  

  

Thank you!

Agenda

Schedule is subject to change.

8:00 - Doors Open, Team Check-In, Inspections Begins

9:30 - Inspection Closes

9:30 - Event Meeting

10:00-12:00  - Qualification Rounds 

12:00-1:30 BREAK - Lunch, Skills, Team Interviews

1:30-3:00 - Qualification Rounds

3:30 - Final Matches (top 10 Alliances)

4:00 - Awards

Event Dates

Date: 03/14/2020

Venue/Location:

Marion County Fairgrounds
220 East Fairground Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Kristi Matlack
Title: Ohio State Championship Event Partner
Email: kmatlack@nu-district.org
Phone: 740-272-1343
Event Day Phone: 740-272-1343

Secondary Contact
Rob Smith
Title: Ohio State Championship Event Partner
Email: rob_smith@vex.com
Phone: 903-513-7311
Event Day Phone: 903-513-7311

Additional Contact Information:

Committee Members of the Ohio State Vex Robotics Championship event are:

  • Kristi Matlack - North Union Local Schools
  • Mark Robinson - RAMTEC - Tri-Rivers Career Center
  • Rob Smith - VEX Robotics, Inc.

General Info

Welcome to the 2020 Ohio VEX IQ Middle School State Championship!

We are looking forward to welcome the best teams in the state of Ohio for this championship event!  Teams must qualify for this event on or before February 22, 2020.  Qualified teams should be sure to register prior to the deadline and make sure that payment for registration fees has been processed. 

 

STEM Research Projects

  • We will be accepting submissions for STEM Research Projects.

  • STEM Research Projects must have a video submitted online, by posting the video to YouTube. Please do not email a link! Instead, please fill out this Google Form for each team wishing to participate in the judging process for this award.  https://forms.gle/tRqG6p9Vc2TyHXHSA​

  • **NEW for 2020**  The STEM Research Project Award is mandatory at events that qualify teams directly to VEX Worlds. The top five (5) contenders for the STEM Research Project Award as judged from the video submissions, will deliver their 4-minute presentations in-person to a panel of two (2) judges at the event. Additionally, judges will have up to 4 minutes for questions and answers. The winning team will be selected from the in-person presentations as judged using the STEM Research Project rubric.
  • Submissions will be accepted until 9:00 pm on Monday, March 9, 2020.

 

 

Qualification to the VEX VRC World Championships

This event will qualify Ohio teams to the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, KY.  The following awards will earn VEX Robotics World Championship spots:

  • (1) Excellence Award
  • (2) Teamwork Challenge Champions
  • (1) Design Award
  • (2) Teamwork Challenge 2nd Place
  • (2) Teamwork Challenge 3rd Place
  • (1) STEM Research Project Award

If a team double qualifies for the VEX Robotics World Championships, then the Regional Support Manager will use the Ohio VEXIQ Global Skills list to determine the next qualified team from the appropriate grade level.  World Championship invitations from the World Skills Standings are issued by email after the results of the State Championship have been posted at RobotEvents.com, and will not be announced at the State Championship.

World Championship qualifying awards and invitations are issued to teams whether or not the teams have expressed an intention to attend the event. Unaccepted World Championship invitations are not offered or transferred to other teams.

 

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, the code of conduct, and run through the inspection checklist. 

2. Check the Vex Forum for official for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in this tournament posting

4. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

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

6. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.