Idaho VEX IQ State Championship

03/07/2020
Idaho VEX IQ State Championship

Event Code: RE-VIQC-20-0831

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 36 / Spots Open: 36

Max Registrations per Organization: 6

Registration Deadline: Fri, Mar 6, 2020 2:28 PM EST

Price: $45.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Design Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Middle School Excellence Award (VIQC) World Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Elementary School Excellence Award (VIQC) World Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) World Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
STEM Research Project Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Judges Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

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Waitlist

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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

 

Webcast

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Date: 03/07/2020
Syringa Middle School
1100 Willow Street
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
United States

Travel Info

Please drive safely.  There is plenty of parking in front of Syringa Middle School.

Refund Policy

Due to fixed costs of holding the tournament, there will be no refunds for teams who cannot make it.  In the event that we must cancel due to weather, and cannot reschedule, we will refund your registration fees (less the robotevents.com processing fee).  Please allow up to 60 days for the refund process.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of a bad weather cancelation / or tournament postponement due to weather, we will contact all registered teams by 3PM the night before the tournament.  Coaches-- please make sure your contact information in robotevents.com is up to date!

Volunteer

This event is 100% run by volunteers.  If you would like to help, please email dzattiero@caldwellschools.org

Agenda

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

8:00 am Doors open / Begin Inspection / Begin Check-In

9AM Drivers Meeting / Turn in Notebooks

9:30 am - 10:45 am Skills Challenge
10:00 am - 11:45 am Judging
11:45 am - Event Meeting
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Qualification matches
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Final alliance matches
4:30 pm Presentation of awards, closing

Event Dates

Date: 03/07/2020

Venue/Location:

Syringa Middle School
1100 Willow Street
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Dennis Zattiero
Email: dzattiero@caldwellschools.org
Phone: (208) 4555-3304
Event Day Phone: (208)412-3879

Secondary Contact
Chad Maxton
Email: cmaxton@caldwellschools.org
Phone: (208)455-3305
Event Day Phone: (208)455-3305

Additional Contact Information:

Please leave a voice message + send a text to the "event day phone" listed above in the event that you are NOT going to show up on the day of the tournament. 

General Info

The Idaho VEX IQ State Championship will be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2020.

 

***** Please note:  There will be snacks and drinks for sale at the event beginning at approx 10AM.  Please let us know if you require any special services.  We may *optionally* decide to run through lunch to get teams back on the road as soon as possible.     

 

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

This tournament is open to Idaho middle school and elementary students.

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 here:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-iq-challenge/viq-current-game/

3. Check the official QA Forums for rule updates and changes here:
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 have 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. 

9. 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. 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. It can be found here:
https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/resources/vexos