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VIQC, Rookie Teams Only - 2023 Northern California - Silicon Valley - Slapshot Tournament #1 - ES&MS, In-Person, with Standard Judging

Date
21-Jan-2023
Event Code
RE-VIQC-22-0434
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
16
Spots Open
0
Event Region
California - North
Max Registrations per Organization
4
Standard Registration Opens
31-Oct-2022 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
18-Jan-2023 23:59 EST
Price
$125.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

We invite your teams to participate in the first Northern California VIQC Slapshot Silicon Valley Tournament for Elementary and Middle School students. This tournament is only for rookie teams that have all team members are in their first year of competing in VIQC events. This will be a great opportunity for first year teams to compete in an event and qualify for the next level tournaments.

Looking forward to seeing your teams at the tournament.

Please note: all events will receive state championship award bids based on the REC Foundation Qualifying Criteria. As such, this event must meet all requirements for a Qualifying Event to receive bids to the state championship released earlier this year.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Venue/Location:
Union Church of Cupertino
20900 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, California 95014
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

  • 8:00 am Doors open for volunteers
  • 9:00 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
  • 9:45 am Required Info Meeting at bleachers
  • 9:45 am TEAMS MUST CHECK IN BY 9:15 TO BE INCLUDED IN THE MATCH LIST
  • 10:00 am Qualification matches begin
  • 12:30 pm Break for lunch
  • 1:30 pm Qualification matches continue
  • 3:00 pm
    • Qualification matches finish
    • Skills events finish
    • Finals Playoff matches begin
  • 4:00 pm Awards ceremony
  • 4:15 pm Teams collect judging materials
  • 4:30 pm Competition event closes

Volunteer

We always appreciate volunteers. Please  fill out this form if you're interested in volunteering. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Bad weather should not affect this event. In case of a cancellation, the event partner will contact you as early as possible. Teams should make sure their contact information in Robotevents.com is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Refund Policy

Teams who have registered but have not paid or submitted a PO 6-weeks prior to the event will be removed from the event unless special arrangement has been made with the Event Partner.

If the event is cancelled, a full event registration (minus $5) refund will be given to all paid teams. Teams are responsible for their own transportation and hotel costs.

Health and Safety Policies

We want to highlight some important updates about the COVID precautions. Due to the rise in Omicron variants, we will be implementing the following precautions for all the upcoming events. These requirements are based on health guidelines highly recommended by the Santa Clara County where the event is taking place.

  • All participants and guests MUST be fully vaccinated for COVID (2 doses of Moderna, 2 doses of Pfizer, or 1 dose of J&J) 

  • We also strongly recommend taking a booster shot (although we won't be enforcing it) prior to coming to the event.

  • Official proof of vaccination with your id must be shown to attend the event

  • Negative COVID test result will NOT be an acceptable option, although based on local conditions we may require this.

  • Masks must be worn at all times inside the facility

  • No food or drinks can be consumed inside the event facility

If you are unable to meet these above requirements and would like to cancel the registration please email us asap.


Date: 21-Jan-2023
Union Church of Cupertino
20900 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, California 95014
United States

Travel Info

Maps link to Event Venue.

This is close to several restaurants with take away and dine in (subject to current COVID health restrictions) facilities apart from food ordering apps.

 

Note: Venue is subject to change to a nearby location, based on local health restrictions.

Judging Format

All 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