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VIQC, Sandpiper VEX IQ Robotics Tournament, ES&MS, In-Person, with Standard Judging

Date
02/05/2022
Event Code
RE-VIQC-21-5635
Program
VEX IQ Challenge
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
30
Spots Open
1
Event Region
California - North
Max Registrations per Organization
10
Price
$80.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Sandpiper Robotics Tournament is a qualifying event for the 2021-2022 VEX IQ game "Pitching In". This event is generously sponsored by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services. Thank you to the city for allowing us to use their beautiful facility for this educational event! 

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for competition. Our event would not be possible without volunteers and consequently, we REQUIRE each team to provide volunteers and/or competition fields/game elements as a condition of participating in the tournament.  If you are not able to provide volunteers then please do not register for this tournament. ​

Competition Events: 

- Teamwork Alliance

- Robot Skills and Programming Skills

- In-Person Team Judging

*** The Engineering Notebook will be turned in at the check-in table and returned during the elimination rounds. ***


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 02/05/2022

Venue/Location:
Sandpiper Elementary School
801 Redwood Shores Parkway
Redwood City, California 94065
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

The following is the tentative agenda and may be subject to change:

7:00am Doors open for volunteers

7:30am Pits open / Practice Fields Open

7:30am Registration & Inspection Begin

Teams not checked in by 8:15am will be dropped from the tournament. 

8:30am Event Meeting

8:45am Qualification Matches Begin

12:00pm Qualification Matches Finish

12:00pm Lunch Break

12:00pm  Skills Close

1:00pm Finals Matches & Awards Presentation (all teams)

2:30pm Tournament Closes

**We have a hard stop for team check-in at 8:15am. Teams that do not check in by 8:15am will not be allowed to participate and refunds will NOT be issued. The EP can be contacted at: Rick Taylor 650-679-3999**

Volunteer

Sandpiper's Robotics Program relies on youth and adult volunteers! We need your help to make this a great event and we welcome help from parents, grandparents, students, and community members. 

Our event would not be possible without volunteers and consequently, we REQUIRE each team to provide volunteers and/or competition fields/game elements as a condition of participating in the tournament.  If you are not able to provide volunteers then please do not register for this tournament.

Please sign up for volunteering at this link and be sure to include your team number in the notes section. Thank you for your understanding and support so this event can run smoothly.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event will take place, rain or shine. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency. Make sure your team contact information is up to date in your robotevents.com account as this is the information that will be used to contact your team.  

Refund Policy

Team Registrations are final, no refunds will be granted.

Event payment is expected when you register for this event and must be completed when you register.  Unpaid teams will be removed from the event, allowing space for teams on the waitlist.  

Team swaps/trades will only be allowed until the week prior to the tournament date. Teams will not be allowed to swap after January 29th, 2022.