LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Mark Twain Middle School

10/07/2019 - 01/13/2020
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Mark Twain Middle School

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-9205

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: League

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.
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Design Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Excellence Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Volunteer of the Year (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 ( 27 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
408A Hancock Park Robotics HANCOCK PARK ELEMENTARY Los Angeles, California, United States
2342A Beethoven Bears Beethoven Street Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
4712A Koalabots KENTWOOD ELEMENTARY Los Angeles, California, United States
4712B Koalabots KENTWOOD ELEMENTARY Los Angeles, California, United States
4712C Koalabots KENTWOOD ELEMENTARY Los Angeles, California, United States
5164A Marquez Robotix/BLUE Marquez Charter Pacific Palisades, California, United States
5164B Marquez Robotix/RED Marquez Charter Pacific Palisades, California, United States
5164C Marquez Robotix/YELLOW Marquez Charter Pacific Palisades, California, United States
6011W Westport Robotics Westport Heights Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
12566A Mark Twain Team A Mark Twain Middle School Los Angeles, California, United States
22961A Palms Robotics Palms Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
26165R Roadrunner Robotics Charnock Road Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
36771M Melrose Robotics Melrose Avenue Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
40098B KIngsley Elementary Kingsley Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
44139A Electric Stars Stoner Avenue Elementary School Culver City, California, United States
49639A The Trailblazers Crescent Heights Boulevard Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
64191A Bengal Bytes Cowan Avenue Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
66521A 66521A Mark Twain Middle School Los Angeles, California, United States
66521B 66521A Mark Twain Middle School Los Angeles, California, United States
67735A Van Ness Ave. All Stars VAN NESS AVENUE ELEMENTARY Los Angeles, California, United States
79783A Marvin Marvin Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
79783B Marvin Marvin Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
79783C Marvin Marvin Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
90021W WrightBots Orville Wright Engineering And Design Magnet Los Angeles, California, United States
90021X WrightBots ORVILLE WRIGHT ENGINEERING AND DESIGN MAGNET Los Angeles, California, United States
90024A The Isle of Robots Fairburn Avenue Elementary School Los Angeles, California, United States
90025A Brockton Eagles Brockton Avenue Elementary School Los Angeles, California, 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

 

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 by Friday, December 20, 2019, the last school day before the winter break. 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 a link to your YouTube or SchoolTube video at:
    https://forms.gle/47S8pdGuwXvCAASp7
  5. Teams WILL NOT be interviewed by judges at the event, unless the event qualifies teams directly to VEX Worlds. 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 LeRoy@LARobotics.org. 

 

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

The league needs four trained volunteers that can attend all sessions

  • 1 Emcee, 2 Referees, 1 Computer Operator

Each team is asked to provide at least one volunteer for at least one session:

  • 2 Check-in, Queue Crew, (one adult, one can be student)
  • 1 Field Reset (student)
  • 2 Practice Field Official (one adult, one can be student)
  • 2 Robot Design Judges (adults, Championship Session only)

Volunteers can be scheduled at Team Check-In.

A brief overview of the volunteer roles is available online at:
http://link.roboticseducation.org/vrceventdocuments_volunteerresources_volunteerrolesoverview

Other volunteers are welcome. Please contact Kristine Tserunyan: kxt46712@lausd.net, 323.898.2587

Agenda

Agenda for the first three league sessions, the Qualifying Sessions:

3:30-4:00 PM  Doors open. Set up
3:45-4:00 PM  Volunteers check in
4:00-4:30 PM  Teams check in
4:00-4:45 PM  Robot Inspection
4:45-5:00 PM  Opening Ceremony/Event Meeting/Announcements
5:00-7:00 PM  Teamwork Practice and Qualifying Matches
7:00-7:30 PM  Teams depart. Tear down. Doors close

Agenda for the last league session, the Championship Session:

3:30-4:00 PM  Doors open. Set up
3:45-4:00 PM  Volunteers check in
4:00-4:30 PM  Teams check in and turn in Engineering Notebooks
4:00-4:45 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: 10/07/2019

Venue/Location:

Mark Twain Middle School
2224 Walgrove Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90066
United States


Date: 11/04/2019

Venue/Location:

Mark Twain Middle School
2224 Walgrove Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90066
United States


Date: 12/02/2019

Venue/Location:

Mark Twain Middle School
2224 Walgrove Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90066
United States


Date: 01/13/2020

Venue/Location:

Mark Twain Middle School
2224 Walgrove Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90066
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Ron Theile
Title: Event Partner
Email: rgt5552@aol.com
Phone: 310-305-3100
Event Day Phone: 310-925-1090

Secondary Contact
LeRoy Nelson
Title: League Sponsor
Email: LeRoy@larobotics.org
Phone: 310-937-7226
Event Day Phone: 310-529-4637

Additional Contact Information:

Kristine Tserunyan, LAUSD West STEAM Coordinator
kxt46712@lausd.net, 323.898.2587

General Info

This league is primarily for teams from schools in LAUSD Local District West. Other teams may participate if space is available. This league will be meeting in the cafeteria at Mark Twain Middle School. 

Google Maps might take you to Beethoven Street Elementary School. Go three blocks west on Lucile Ave. Parking is available in the parking lot off Lucille Ave at Redwood Ave.

When you register for this league, please choose Pay Later as your Payment Method and bring your league fee check for $150 per team to the first league session. Please make your check payable to Mark Twain Middle School.

Each session begins with Team Check-in and Robot Inspection. Teams need to check in by 4:30 PM and robots need to pass inspection by 4:45 PM to be included in the Teamwork Challenge match schedule.

At Team Check for the first session, teams turn in release forms and league fee checks and sign up to provide one volunteer for at least one league session.

At the first Qualifying Session, each team will be scheduled for one Teamwork Challenge Practice Match and three Teamwork Challenge Qualifying Matches.

At the next two Qualifying Sessions, each team will be scheduled for four Teamwork Challenge Qualifying Matches.

STEM Research Project videos are due by Friday, December 20, 2019, the last school day before the winter break. Submit a link to your YouTube or SchoolTube video at: https://forms.gle/47S8pdGuwXvCAASp7

At Team Check-in for the final Championship session in January, teams turn in Engineering Notebooks. Robot Skills Challenge Matches are not scheduled. Teams may participate in up to three Driving Skills Matches and up to three Programming Skills matches while Judges are reviewing Engineering Notebooks and interviewing teams. The Championship session concludes with Teamwork Challenge Finals Matches and Awards.

Teams need to provide at least one volunteer for at least one session. If we do not have enough volunteers, we may not be able to complete all scheduled matches. See the Volunteer tab for details.We will have two competition fields and two practice fields at each session.

We will have two competition fields and two practice fields at each session.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.