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VIQC, Soaring Heights VEX IQ Hybrid Skills-Only Invitational, Blended ES & MS, Live, Remote and In-Person, Remote Judging

04/03/2021
VIQC, Soaring Heights VEX IQ Hybrid Skills-Only Invitational, Blended ES & MS, Live, Remote and In-Person, Remote Judging

Event Code: RE-VIQC-21-4152

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: Remote, Skills Only

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 0

Event Region: Colorado

90% of total capacity is reserved for Colorado.
0 remaining spots are reserved for Colorado.

Price: $40.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 04/03/2021

Venue/Location:

[Online]
3280 County Road 5
Erie, Colorado 80516
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote judging

Contact Information

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General Info

Soaring Heights VEX IQ Hybrid Skills Invitational

Remote Judging- Friday, April 2nd from 4 pm-7 pm (MST) 

Hybrid Skills Matches- Saturday, April 3rd from 9 AM- 3 PM (MST)

Waitlist- All teams will be placed on the waitlist and priority will be given to teams that have had not competed or have only competed in a limited number of competitions.

Hybrid- We are working on approval to have site locations for interested teams to post skills scores in-person.  Teams that would like to join the event remotely will have that option available.

The team's primary adult contact (over the age of 18) must be present with the team for all interactions with event staff online, including judging, inspections, and matches.  During team interviews, the team adult should NOT contribute to the interview or to the team interaction with the judges in any way.  The adult's presence is for online safety purposes only.

Field and Technology Setup Inspection:  During the inspection, the field and camera setup will be checked against this form:https://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2021/01/viqc-remote-skills-field-inspection-checklist.pdf/ Please be sure that your setup aligns with these rules.

Judging  Please read the procedures and guidelines for Remote Judging in the Judge Guide Addendum.  The complete Judge Guide and Judge Guide Addendum are in the 'Documents' tab of this event.

 

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Message from REC Foundation:

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. Event hosts should continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

Agenda

Judging: Friday, April 2nd, 4-7 PM MST, 10-minute interviews followed by robot and field (if participating remotely) inspection.

Inspections: Friday, April 2nd immediately following Judge's Interview

Pre-recorded Event Meeting: Sent to coaches by Friday, April 2nd to watch with the team.

Skills: Saturday, April 3rd, 9 AM - 3 PM MST, 45-minutes per team to complete up to (3) Driver and (3) Programming Robot Skills matches.  Teams attending in-person will have a one-hour time slot that includes 15 minutes for set up and practice matches.

Awards announced via email by Monday, April 5th.

Volunteer

We will need lots of volunteers to ensure a successful event!  Registered teams will receive a link to share for volunteer sign-up.  We will need both in-person and virtual volunteers.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

TBD

Refund Policy

Refunds will be provided to teams that cancel by 3/26/21.  No refunds will be given the week of the event.

Health and Safety Policies

The team's primary adult contact (over the age of 18) must be present with the team for all interactions with event staff online, including judging, inspections and matches.  During team judging interviews or interaction with event officials, the team adult should NOT contribute to the interview or to the team interaction with the officials.  The adult's presence is for online safety purposes only.

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Message from REC Foundation:

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. Event hosts should continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.