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Battle by the Beach Signature Event-VEXIQ-ES

11/12/2021 - 11/13/2021
Battle by the Beach Signature Event-VEXIQ-ES Battle by the Beach Signature Event-VEXIQ-ES

Event Code: RE-VIQC-21-5143

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 28

Event Region: Texas - Region 3

A maximum of 75% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Texas - Region 3 75% 30 18

Registration Deadline: Mon, Nov 1, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

Price: $300.00

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Event Dates

Date: 11/12/2021 - 11/13/2021

Venue/Location:

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center
7 Hope Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77554
United States


Grade Level: Elementary

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Contact Information

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General Info

Battle By The Beach - IQ

 

This is the first year we will be presenting our Battle by the Beach tournament as a Signature event.

You have access to the three exploration pyramids, water parks, 3D and 4D Imax theaters, paddle boat cruises,zip lines, iceland and more!- Use promo code Battle by the beach when booking day passes for discounted rates!

We expect to see some amazing teams and great competition. Nasa's finest will be judging and conducting interviews. They expect to be wow-ed! 

To encourage teams from out of state to participate, we will have rooms available set up on a block. Guests of the Hotel will receive discount on day passes to the venue. Day passes will be discounted from $55 per day to $33 for all registered VEX teams using promo code "Battle By the Beach." They also have access to indoor/outdoor pools, and spa.

 

Below is the link to make reservations: 

https://www.reseze.net/servlet/WebresResDesk?hotelid=1722

Use Promo code BattleByTheBeach

Rooms are discounted to $163 per night 
 

 

 

IMPORTANT!- 

Please note anyone participating in vex, from spectators, volunteers, coaches, to team members, will require wrist bands. A form will be sent out in November to each team. Please submit a count of everyone requiring a wrist band. These will be provided at check-in to the team coach. 

Vendors: 

Vendors are still forth coming and will be posted as soon as the final list is complete. 

 

Transportation Information

Concierge service located in Resort Lobby

General Information

Complimentary wireless internet for all guests in the hotel and meeting rooms.

Complimentary on-site, self-parking for all guests
 

 

 

Agenda

Thursday 

Volunteer set up 

Friday, November 12th

Registration, inspection, and the first round of qualifying matches

Registration 12pm.

First 3 qualifying matches

Doors close at 6PM

Two Skills fields will be open from noon until 4pm.

Saturday, November 13th 

Check-in at 7:30 am 

qualifications 8-12

alliance selection at 12:30

elimination matches at 1:15- approximately see the final schedule

finals at 2:45- see the final schedule

Doors close at 6 PM

Two Skills fields will be open from 8am until noon.

 

Volunteers Needed!

Please use the following link to register if you would like to help volunteer in some capacity at the Battle by the Beach Event 

Volunteer here

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

 

Teams will be notified 24 hours prior to the event if there is a weather concern for the event.

Refund Policy

 

Refunds will only be issued if the event is canceled however a $5 processing fee will be withheld from any refunds.

 

 

ADDRESS

7 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554

 

 

 

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

 REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

Participant Release Form Spanish.

 Participant Release Form Spanish

Participant Release Form.

 Participant Release Form

REC Foundation Code of Conduct.

 REC Foundation Code of Conduct

Agenda

Agenda    
     

Thursday, November 11th

   
     
8-5 Volunteer set up  
     

Friday, November 12th

   
12:00 PM

Team Check in and Inspection/ Skills Sign up

 
12:15 PM

Inspections sign ups start

 
12:30

Drive team meeting

 
1:00 PM

LUNCH/ Skills start

 
2:30

Skills ends First 3 qualifying Matches start

 
6:00

End of first set of qualifying matches

 
6:30 Doors close  
     

SaturdayNovember 13th

   
7:30

Team Check in and Inspection/ Skills Sign up

 
8:30

Second round of qualifying matches start

 
12:00 lunch  
12:30 Skills starts  
2:00

Skills Ends/ Matches resume

 
4:00 Finals Begin  
5:30 Awards  
6:00 Clean up  
6:30 Doors close  

Volunteer

Volunteers Needed!

Please use the following link to register if you would like to help volunteer in some capacity at the Battle by the Beach Event 

Volunteer here

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

 

Teams will be notified 24 hours prior to the event if there is a weather concern for the event.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

 

Refunds will only be issued if the event is canceled however a $5 processing fee will be withheld from any refunds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

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