Marrs Falcon VEXIQ Middle School Tournament

11/23/2019
Marrs Falcon VEXIQ Middle School Tournament

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-9456

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 6

Max Registrations per Organization: 6

Price: $35.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
VEX IQ Challenge - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Design Award (VIQC) 985E RoboDragons Mary Our Queen School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
Excellence Award (VIQC) 2501X Team Xenon THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) 2501Z Narwhals THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) 2501W The Hive THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) 2501X Team Xenon THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) 985B Spartans MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) 2501Z Narwhals THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) 2501V The Killer Vees THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Judges Award (VIQC) 985B Spartans MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Sportsmanship Award (VIQC) 2501W The Hive THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Think Award (VIQC) 32305A MASTERMINDS Homeschool Malvern , Iowa, United States
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
Teamwork 2nd Place Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
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

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Team List ( 18 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
985B Spartans MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
985D Not Found in Nature MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
985E RoboDragons Mary Our Queen School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
985F Process of Alumination MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1008B Queen B's Vermillion Area Robotics Association Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
2501V The Killer Vees THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
2501W The Hive THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
2501X Team Xenon THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
2501Y Pandas THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
2501Z Narwhals THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
3018Z TPR Red Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
6343A Moore Robotics 6343A MOORE MIDDLE SCHOOL Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
32305A MASTERMINDS Homeschool Malvern , Iowa, United States
39914A Logan Robotics LOGAN FONTENELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
39914B Logan Robotics B LOGAN FONTENELLE MIDDLE SCHOOL Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
51503K Bionic Lynx GERALD W KIRN MIDDLE SCHOOL Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
57069J Jack in the Bots Robotics of Vermillion Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
57069W The Wolves Robotics of Vermillion Vermillion, South Dakota, 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 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 email 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:

    Natalie Palmgren <natalie.palmgren@ops.org>

  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 your REC Foundation Regional Support Manager. Refer to our website for contact information: www.robotevents.com/support


Date: 11/23/2019
RM Marrs Magnet Middle School
5619 South 19th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68107
United States

Travel Info

RM Marrs Magnet Middle School

5619 S 19th St

Omaha, NE 68107

Refund Policy

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.   

We ask that participants contact  Natalie Palmgren for refund requests.  Refunds can take up to 2 months to process following the event. 

Natalie Palmgren

natalie.palmgren@ops.org
402-557-4400

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on RobotEvents.com where we will post updates about the event status as needed.  If any questions arise please contact Natalie Palmgren at 760-497-1537 the day of the event.

Volunteer

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.

Volunteer Coordinator:

Natalie Palmgren 

natalie.palmgren@ops.org

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).

Time Commitment: 
You can register for the entire event, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.

Meals: 
Lunch is included for volunteers.

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!

 

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Agenda

Saturday, November 23, 2019
10:00 am Registration, Inspection, Turn in NoteBook
10:00 am - 11:45 am Skills Challenge
10:00 am - 11:45 am Judging
11:45 am - Event Meeting
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Qualification matches
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Final alliance matches
3:30 pm Presentation of awards, closing

Event Dates

Date: 11/23/2019

Venue/Location:

RM Marrs Magnet Middle School
5619 South 19th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68107
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Natalie Palmgren
Title: Coach
Email: natalie.palmgren@ops.org
Phone: 7604971537
Event Day Phone: 7604971537

Secondary Contact
Keith Kramer
Title: Coach
Email: keith.kramer@ops.org
Phone: 402-707-5993
Event Day Phone: 402-707-5993

General Info

The Marrs Falcon Middle School VEX IQ Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 23rd.  Students this year will design robots for the Squared Away Game, details can be found here:  https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/competition/viqc-current-game

Skills Challenges will be available to all teams, with 3 Max Driver attempts and 3 Max Programming attempts per team.  

The top ten (10) teams from the qualification rounds will participate in Finals.  These ten (10) teams will be automatically paired into 5 Alliances.  The top scoring alliance in Finals will earn the Tournament Champion Award. 

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/viqc_robotinspectionchecklist20192020

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/2019-2020/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. 


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

STEM Research Presentations

The STEM Research Award will be given at the Marrs Falcon VEX IQ Tournament.  Video submissions are due by November 15th.

STEM Research Project and Presentation Details
The STEM Research Topic has not been released yet.