Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Hereford Zone Robotics Presents -- (Pitching In) the Zone VEX IQ Tournament

Date
14-Dec-2021
Event Code
RE-VIQC-21-6845
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
32
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Maryland
Max Registrations per Organization
14
Price
$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Thank you for considering joining us for our event.  We are very excited to have students able to participate.

Please note that due to covid health restrictions, our event could change in format or even be cancelled.
If there are any changes that end up impacting your team to the point where you cannot or are not willing to participate, we will refund your entry fee minus any fees we are obligated to pay RECF.
MASKS ARE MANDATORY AT THIS EVENT at this time.
For those that register, we will be in touch with more information prior to the event.

*For most teams this is likely your first event. Teams are urged to upload the Participant Release Form for each student.  The form can be found here in the Documents link to the left. Event Partners (us) must check that these forms are uploaded.  This is part of the inspection/check-in process

**Teams are reminded that their robot will be inspected at check-in. Please see the inspection form at the Documents link to the left.


Please contact Chris Putnam with any questions or concerns.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Dec-2021

Venue/Location:
Hereford Middle School
712 Corbett Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Skills field will open at 3:15 and close at 7:35pm.

As according to rules, a team is allowed 3 attempts for driver and 3 attempts for autonomous.

schedule-  teams will have 5 qualifier matches

> doors open at 3:20pm
. check in and inspection will open asap
Skills field will open at 3:30

> teams check in by 4:20
   Skills field closes during driver meeting

> 4:30 - driver meeting

> 4:40 pm – qualifier matches begin

> 7:30pm - finals -  6 alliances   Top 12 teams in ranking

>7:45 pm - awards

> 8:00 – cleanup

Volunteer

Please contact Chris Putnam if you would like to help out with scoring, queueing, and refereeing.


cputnam@bcps.org

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If we have bad weather or a Covid policy from our school system, Baltimore County Public Schools, that causes the event to be cancelled, we will refund teams minus the amount we are obligated to pay RECF.

Also, if a policy for Covid changes to the point your team's families are uncomfortable with the students attending or there is a sudden Covid issue affecting your team where they cannot participate, again we will refund the team minus the amount we must pay RECF.

Refund Policy

If we have bad weather or a Covid policy from our school system, Baltimore County Public Schools, that causes the event to be cancelled, we will refund teams minus the amount we are obligated to pay RECF.

Also, if a policy for Covid changes to the point your team's families are uncomfortable with the students attending or there is a sudden Covid issue affecting your team where they cannot participate, again we will refund the team minus the amount we must pay RECF.

Health and Safety Policies

COVID-19 Related Event Modifications

Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of everyone at the event. All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

The following will be in effect for the event (subject to change in response to current conditions):

Modifcations/Precautions

  • This event may be canceled, restructured, or otherwise restricted due to developing conditions.
  • Hand santizer stations will be available throughout the venue
  • Fields will be placed further apart to allow for distancing
  • Alliance stations will be enlarged at the fields to allow for more social distancing between teams

Procedures for Participants

  • Cloth face coverings will be required for all competitors, coaches, volunteers,spectators, and officials  during the event
  • Please maintain 6' distancing between teams as much as possible throughout the event
  • No hand-shakes, high-fives or other unnecessary touching during the event (Please find non-contact ways to show your sportsmanship and encouragement)
  • One member from each alliance will assist with reseting the field at the end of each match
  • Food may only be consumed at a team's pit table or at the tables available for eating in the commons (No walking around and eating)
  • No spectators/parents/family are allowed in the pits tables areas in the cafetorium
    Stay behind the red poles/ stansions set up at the side of the cafetorium
  • Spectators in the gym are restricted to the bleachers and chairs only   

Date: 14-Dec-2021
Hereford Middle School
712 Corbett Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111
United States

Travel Info

Hereford Middel School
712 Corbett Road
Monkton, MD 21111
 

Parking is available in the front and rear of the building.

Also, depending on weather, we will open overflow parking next to the tennis courts at the front of the building.

Webcast

Hereford will possibly try to live stream the event to show the Pitching In fields.
Stay tuned for the link to be posted here and shared with the school teachers/coaches

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Feel free to add or edit to suit your event. 

  •  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.

     
  •  Electronic Engineering Notebook Submissions: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the Event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted electronically for evaluation, with a submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.