Mississippi Gulf Coast VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away - Elementary

02/08/2020
Mississippi Gulf Coast VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away - Elementary

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-9813

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: -

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Standard Registration Opens: Tue, Nov 5, 2019 6:00 PM EST

Registration Deadline: Sat, Jan 25, 2020 10:35 AM EST

Price: $40.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.
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.
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

VEX via

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Team List

The team list for this event is not currently available. Please check back four weeks prior to the event date.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form (English)

Participant Release Form

 

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:

    Michael Quintero <michael.quintero@gulfportschools.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: 02/08/2020
Gulfport Central Middle School
1310 42nd Avenue
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501
United States

Travel Info

Wingate By Wyndham Gulfport
4302 West Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 214-0010

Courtyard Gulfport Beachfront
1600 East Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, MS 39501

Sun Suites of Gulfport
9145 Highway 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 214-0320

Days Inn Gulfport
15250 Poole Street, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 864-5135

Ramada Gulfport Airport & Convention Center
9415 Highway 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 314-1076

Motel 6 Gulfport
9355 Highway 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 863-1890

Fairfield Inn & Suites
15151 Turkey Creek Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 822-9000

Americas Best Value Inn
9375 Highway 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 868-8500

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
9343 US 49 S., Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 863-5500

Quality Inn
9435 Hwy 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 864-7222

Refund Policy

There will not be a refund unless the competition is canceled and it can not be rescheduled.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather, all teams will be notified Friday December 15th of any changes in times or possible cancelation. 

Volunteer

Anyone wishing to volunteer for this event please contact me through email.

Thank you for your interest.

Agenda

Team Work Callenge matches will not begin until all STEM projects have been interviewed.  Skills fields will stay open till then.

8:00 AM Doors Open, Skills Fields Open
9:00 AM Concession Stand Opens
8:00 AM- 9:30 AM Check-In, Inspection
9:45 AM Drivers Meeting
10:00 AM- 3:30 PM Skills  Ends and Team Work Challenge Starts
4:00 PM- 4:30 PM Finals
5:00 PM Awards and Closing Ceremony

**Teams will not be given a lunch break**

Times are subject to change

Event Dates

Date: 02/08/2020

Venue/Location:

Gulfport Central Middle School
1310 42nd Avenue
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501
United States

Grade Level: Elementary

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Michael Quintero
Email: michael.quintero@gulfportschools.org
Phone: 2288654633
Event Day Phone: 2282340175

Secondary Contact
Laura Allen
Email: laura.allen@gulfportschools.org
Phone: 2288654633
Event Day Phone: 2282340175

General Info

Mississipi Gulf Coast VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away venue is Gulfport Central Middle School. This competition is open to all registered elementary VEX IQ teams.  The competition will be held February 8, 2020. We will have a concession stand with hamburger and hot dog combos for lunch. We will have various snacks as well.  Please get on the waiting list if the challenge has filled and if any spots become available I will contact you.  Please contact me if you have any questions.

STEM Research Projects:  Pleae email me your youtube video's url to michael.quintero@gulfportschools.org by January 31st to be judged.  No late entries accepted.

Best of luck to all.