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Deep Creek VEX IQ Tournament (ES/MS)

Date
02/05/2022
Event Code
RE-VIQC-21-5765
Program
VEX IQ Challenge
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
16
Spots Open
3
Event Region
Virginia
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Price
$70.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Please join us for VEX VIQC Pitching In Tournament at Deep Creek Middle School School! This is a blended VEX IQ tournament for both Elementary and Middle School teams and will qualify teams for the State Championship.

We will have multiple skills fields available in the morning and will then switch them to competition fields in the afternoon. Once the tournament starts, skills runs will no longer be available.

This event is tentative and is subject to cancellation by the school and/or district due to COVID. Furthermore, specific COVID protocols will be in place conforming with school, district, and local policies/requirements. Such protocols may include (but not be limited to) 

  • Anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms must stay home and are not allowed in the facility
  • Masks/face covering are required 
  • Wristbands will be sold at the door for $5 each.  There is a limited number of spectators allowed. Each participant is allowed to bring two people. 

Payment is due by January 5, 2022.   A pre-paid lunch will be available to purchase. Coaches will be notified via email and orders will be taken in January. Teams will have reserved tables in the cafeteria to eat lunch.  No outside food or drink is allowed into the event. Concessions will be available for purchase in the cafeteria. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 02/05/2022

Venue/Location:
Deep Creek Middle School
1955 Deal Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia 23323
United States

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Agenda

February 5, 2022

Tentative Schedule 

8:00 Doors open

8:00 - 9:00 Check in, turn in engineering notebooks, inspection

8:30 - 12:30 Skills field open

12:00 Mandatory drivers meeting

1:00 - 3:30 Qualification matches

3:30 - 3:45 Practice for Finals

4:00 - 4:30 Finals and awards

5:00 PM - Cleanup 

Volunteer

Volunteers make robotics tournaments possible and are essential for providing these STEM learning opportunities for our friends and family. Please consider volunteering to help make this event a success. Full-day volunteers will be provided a complimentary lunch.  Please email Melodie Surratt at melodie.surratt@cpschools.com for volunteer opportunities.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, teams will be informed and a refund will be issued, minus the $5 RECF fee. 

Refund Policy

No refunds unless the tournament is cancelled because of weather or COVID restrcitons in Chesapeake.  In the event of cancellation due to these reasons refund will only be $60, less the $5 processing fee the REC Foundation charges for each registrant, and to cover expenses incured leading up to the event.

Unpaid teams will be put on the waitlist two weeks before the event, unless payment has been worked out via email with the EP Melodie Surratt.

Health and Safety Policies

This event is tentative and is subject to cancellation by the school and/or district due to COVID. Furthermore, specific COVID protocols will be in place conforming with school, district, and local policies/requirements. Such protocols may include (but not be limited to) 

  • Anyone with any COVID-19 symptoms must stay home and are not allowed in the facility
  • Masks/face covering are required 
  • Limited to registered student and adult (coach/mentor) participants
  • Limited number of spectators will be allowed, wristbands will be sold at the door and required for entry.

 

Judging Format

 In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.