Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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GTACS IQ ES/MS Pitching In Invitational Tournament

Date
15-Jan-2022
Event Code
RE-VIQC-21-6141
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
2
Event Region
Michigan
Max Registrations per Organization
7
Price
$60.00
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

NOTE: This event is an invitational event. We are trying to make the best experience for all teams by keeping this event focused on newer, less experienced teams. Contact Philip Leete if you would like to attend this event. philip@quarkmine.com

We’re very excited that you are looking at the GTACS Pitching In In-Person Tournament at Immaculate Conception Elementary School.

This event is an invitational.  Teams will need to register on the Waiting List to be considered for the event.

Non-Judging:  Because this is our first event, we will not be offering judging.  

Skills: Skills will be available during qualifying matches.  First come - First serve.  Limit - 3 Driver, 3 Auto.  Skills will close at the end of qualifying matches.

Tournament: We will be playing Pitching In as a traditional live in-person tournament.  Expect between 5-7 qualifying rounds before finals.  

Additional Notes:

  • Teams are encouraged to maintain 6 feet minimum distance between other teams unless playing in a match.
  • Masks are recommended for students and adults, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Teams are encouraged to use hand sanitizer prior to placing their robot on the field and resetting game elements.
  • All team registrations MUST BE PAID within 2 weeks of your team registration date and at least 1 week prior to the event.  Failure to meet these payment policies may result in your team being moved to the waitlist.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 15-Jan-2022

Venue/Location:
Immaculate Conception Elementary School
314 Vine Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda is Subject to Change

  • Maximum Skills per team: 3 Driver and 3 Programming 

    • 7:30am             Doors Open : team check-in and Inspection
    • 8:15am             Driver's Meeting
    • 8:30am             Qualification Rounds Begin (Skills will be open during Qualification matches only)
    • ---------- Bring food for rolling snack breaks.  Concessions are available for purchase --------------
    • 12:30pm            Finals Begin 
    • 1:00pm              Awards

Indvidually wrapped snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Yogurt cups
  • jerky/meat sticks
  • cheese sticks
  • juice cups
  • water bottles
  • skittles
  • chips
  • fruit snacks

Volunteer

Volunteers are what make our robotics events thrive.  Please consider helping at this and other regional events.  

Your help is always welcome and appreicated.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This is an In-Person Live event.  In the event of any cancelations, state restrictions or weather, we will post any cancelation updates in this section. 

The event title will also be udated to reflect "Cancelled".

Refund Policy

There are typically no refunds for this event. Please see below for our COVID-19 refund policy.

All team registrations MUST BE PAID within 2 weeks of your team registration date and at least 1 week prior to the event.  Failure to meet these payment policies may result in your team being moved to the waitlist.

COVID-19 and weather Refund Policies

If we cancel the event due to COVID-19 or any other reason, we will issue refunds for the event, reschedule the event, or apply the funds to a different event we are running at our discretion.

Any refunds will be issued only after payment is received from the REC Foundation. No refunds will include the $5 that is kept by the REC Foundation for credit card processing.

Refunds will not be offered in cases where we do not cancel the event. Please consider potential travel restrictions and weather when signing up and paying for the event.

Health and Safety Policies

  • Teams are encouraged to maintain 6 feet minimum distance between other teams to the fullest extent possible
  • Masks are recommended for all students and adults, regardless of vaccination status
  • Teams are encouraged to use hand sanitizer prior to touching any common item not owned by the individual team
  • Food will NOT be permitted (individual water bottles are permitted)

Date: 15-Jan-2022
Immaculate Conception Elementary School
314 Vine Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Travel Info

Please allow the necessary time to have your robot and team (students and mentor) report to the event on time.

Weather may be a factor for this event.  Allow for extra time.

Webcast

A webcast will not be available for this event

Judging Format

  •  No Judging