BC VEX IQ Challenge Qualifier-201

10/17/2014
BC VEX IQ Challenge Qualifier-201

Event Code: RE-VIQC-14-1727

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 15 / Spots Open: 9

Price: CA$30.00


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Team Award Winners
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) 7793Y Hamber Robotics Eric Hamber Secondary Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) 10690J Julia Unti Julia Unti Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) 10029C Robokids C Robokids Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Programming

Driver

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

VEX via

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Team List ( 6 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
7793X RoboTech Eric Hamber Secondary Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
7793Y RoboTech Eric Hamber Secondary Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
7793Z RoboTech Eric Hamber Secondary Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
10029 Robokids Robokids Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
10029C Robokids C Robokids Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
10690J Julia Unti Julia Unti Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Documents

Please Print and bring the following consent form with you to the event:Participant Consent Form (Link)

Please make sure everyone in your group have filled out the consent form (including any and all adults). They will be collected during the 'check in process'.

Game Documentations

Your should: Read the Game Documentations: VEX IQ Game Manual

Inspection Check list

Inspection Check List: Please make sure your robot is qualified before the event.

STEM Project Grid

STEM Research Project: Shared research on a STEM theme and its application to robotics (Judging panel will determine category winner).


Date: 10/17/2014
Eric Hamber Secondary School
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 2N9
Canada

Travel Info

Parking

Parking is available in any of the school's parking lots. Parking on the street is restricted to residential parking only. If a parking space is not available, please use street parking away from the school. Student Volunteers will be on hand to help with parking and directions. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Agenda

6:00pm Arrival/Check In
6:30pm Event start/Qualification Matches
7:30pm STEM Project Presentation/Skills Challenges
8:15pm Closing Ceremony
8:30pm Clean-up/Pack-up/Departure

Event Dates

Date: 10/17/2014

Venue/Location:

Eric Hamber Secondary School
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 2N9
Canada

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: No

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Brian Yu
Title: Event Partner
Email: byu@vsb.bc.ca
Phone: (778) 990-3623 (Text Message Only)

Secondary Contact
Brian Yu
Title: Event Partner
Email: byu@vsb.bc.ca
Phone: (778) 990-3623 (Text Message Only)

General Info

Will be strictly 'Enforced' this year

"Student team member accepts these inspection results and agrees that this robot was designed, built, and programmed by students, with little assistance from the adult mentor(s)." VEX-IQ Inspection Check List.

If adult interference is confirmed by Judges/Inspectors/Event Partner, the team will be disqualified from any awards.

Competition Format

For 2014/2015 the VEX IQ B.C. League will only compete in the following format(s):


Option A (if more than 10 registered teams at the competition event)


Teamwork Challenge: Driver Controlled Robots – two-team alliance works together to score points (Standing VRC rules including ‘final’ rounds)


Robot Skills Challenge: Driver Controlled Robot – one team scoring points with one robot (Highest placing team will win this challenge category)


Programming Skills Challenge: Autonomous Robot Programming – one team scoring with one robot (Highest placing team will win this challenge category)


STEM Research Project: Shared research on a STEM theme and its application to robotics (Judging panel will determine category winner)


Option B (if less than 10 registered teams at the competition event)


Teamwork Challenge: Driver Controlled Robots – two-team alliance works together to score points (Highest placing team during the qualification rounds will win this challenge category)


Robot Skills Challenge: Driver Controlled Robot – one team scoring points with one robot (Highest placing team will win this challenge category)


Optional:


Programming Skills Challenge: Autonomous Robot Programming – one team scoring with one robot (Highest placing team will win this challenge category)


STEM Research Project: Shared research on a STEM theme and its application to robotics (Judging panel will determine category winner)


In Option B (if less than 10 registered teams at the competition event) – only their top Team Work Challenge and Robot Skills Challenge scores will be counted. In the event of a ‘tie’, the determining factor will be based on additional ‘Optional’ component(s) completed by the team. It is absolutely advantageous for teams to attempt as many optional components as possible.

Before the Event

Step 1:Register your team with the ‘head office’ to get an offical team number/name (RobotEvent.com).
Step 2: Register for each individual event your team wishes to compete in.
Step 3: Know the dates and times of each event in your area.
Step 4: Prepare for ‘Field Trip Permission forms’ designated by your school district, as well as those required by VEX: Participant Consent Form.
Step 5: Prepare a transportation plan for each event.
Step 6: Prepare an accomondation plan for each away event.
Step 7: Prepare for additional supervision as outlined by your school district’s field trip policies.

Know your Terms:
◾Inspection Area (each robot has to be inspected: VEX IQ Challenge Inspection Checklist).
◾Driver Skills Challenge
◾Programming Skills Challenge
◾STEM Project (Game Manual)
◾Game Match Fields
◾Registration table
◾Pit Area
◾Pit tables
◾Qualifying Rounds (matches)
◾Alliance Selections
◾Semi Final Rounds / Final Rounds

Your should: Know the Game.
Your should: Read the game Documentations: VEX IQ Game Manual.
Consider: Experiment with your Robot.
Consider: Attend a Scrimmage/Practice Match.
Consider: Get Advice and Feedback from the judges, referees, and your team coach(s).
Consider: Rebuild (if necessary) and Improve your robot.
Consider: Signing up for a workshop course if you are new to Robotics.

During the Event

Check In at the registration table

Locate your team’s Pit Table, as well as:
◾washrooms and emergency exits
◾food services and recycling bins
◾status displays and announcment displays

Read through your registration package.

Fill out and return any forms and related information.

Read through your schdule and highlight your qualification match time slots.

Locate all competition match areas:
◾Inspection/Judging area
◾Driver Skills Challenge area
◾Programming Skills Challenge area
◾Main competition arena

Prepare your robot for inspection.

Go through the inspection/Judging process.

Watch the time for your matches.

Look around and see other robots.

Compete in the Skills Challenges when you have time.

After the Event

Check Robotevents.com (VEX and VEX-IQ) for offical results

Review with your team the success(s) and non-success(s) of your team’s performance.

Decide on a course of action for improvements.

Sign up for additional competitions and events.

Check the VEX forum for additional hints and suggestions.

If you won the tournament, start preparing for the next competition:
◾It may be the regional qualifier
◾It may be the international tournament

Begin applying for international travel with your school district.

Starting fund raising if necessary.

Make sure your team registers for the international tournament.

Begin to make travel and accommodation arrangements.

Arrange for additional supervisors (if neccessary).