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VIQC, Falkon VEX IQ Robotics Tournament #2, ES&MS, In-Person, with Standard Judging

Date
20-Feb-2023
Event Code
RE-VIQC-22-0026
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
-
Event Region
California - North
Max Registrations per Organization
4
Standard Registration Opens
12-Dec-2022 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
19-Feb-2023 20:00 EST
Price
$125.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

The Falkon Academy Robotics Tournament is an event for the current VEX IQ season.

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for the competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared:

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. 

2. Check the official VEX IQ forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget:
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebooks
Banners and other decorations for your team pit

5. Prep for possible team interviews with the judges. 

6. Remember that safety and good sportsmanship come first.  We expect students to be doing the work at these VEX IQ events, and expect all adult volunteers and coaches to cooperate with these efforts.

7. If you have any general questions not addressed by the information on this event page, please email falkonacademy@gmail.com

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Feb-2023

Venue/Location:
Folsom Middle School
500 Blue Ravine Road
Folsom, California 95630
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

  • 7:30 am Doors open for volunteers
  • 8:30 am
    • Doors open for teams
    • Teams check in.  Note: TEAMS WHO CHECK IN MUST REMAIN PRESENT AT THE EVENT UNTIL IT CLOSES
    • Pits open
    • Practice fields open
    • Registration & inspection begin
  • 9:00 am Required Info Meeting at bleachers
  • 9:15 am TEAMS MUST CHECK IN BY 9:15 TO BE INCLUDED IN THE MATCH LIST
  • 9:30 am Opening ceremonies
  • 9:45 am Qualification matches begin
  • 12:15 pm Break for lunch
  • 12:45 pm Qualification matches continue
  • 2:00 pm
    • Qualification matches finish
    • Skills events finish
    • Finals matches begin
  • 2:30 pm Awards ceremony
  • 2:45 pm Teams collect judging materials
  • 3:00 pm Competition event closes

Volunteer

We need lots of help for the tournament.  If you are an adult in the  interested in being a judge at the event, please email falkonacademy@gmail.com. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If you cannot attend the event due to bad weather, please email falkonacademy@gmail.com ASAP. If there is an issue related to weather or other emergencies you will be notified by the Event Partner. Please make sure your team's contact information is updated and accurate in Robotevents.com

Refund Policy

We will not be providing refunds under any circumstance.

Health and Safety Policies

Please bring your own safety googles. 

We will provide masks and hand sanitizers.

Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.