Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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VEX-IQ-708 (Non-Competitive) Scrimmage

Date
28-Apr-2023
Event Code
RE-VIQC-22-8330
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
20
Spots Open
50%+
Event Region
British Columbia (BC)
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Registration Deadline
27-Apr-2023 18:43 EDT
Price
CA$50.00

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General Info

https://vexiqbc.com/

Will be strictly 'Enforced'

"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 Referees/Inspectors/Event Partner, the team will be disqualified from any awards.

Competition Format

For 2022/2023 the VEX IQ B.C. League will only participate in the following format(s):
Teamwork Challenge: Driver Controlled Robots two-team alliance works together to score points (Standing VEX-IQ rules including final rounds)
Robot Skills Challenge: Driver Controlled Robot one team scoring points with one robot.
Robot Skills Challenge: Autonomous Robot Programming one team scoring with one robot.

Driver Skill scores will be combined with Autonomous Skills scores to form an overall Skills Challenge Score.  Highest placing team will win this challenge category.

Before the Event

Step 1: Register your team with the head office to get an official 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.
Step 5: Prepare a transportation plan for each event.
Step 6: Prepare an accommodation plan for each 'away' event.
Step 7: Prepare for additional supervisiors as outlined by your school districts 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
Game Match Fields
Registration table
Pit Area
Pit Tables
Qualifying Rounds (matches)
Alliance Selections
Semi Final Rounds / Final Rounds

You should: Know the Game.
You 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 teams Pit Table, as well as:

  • washrooms and emergency exits
  • food services and recycling bins
  • status displays and announcement displays

Read through your registration package.

Read through your schedule 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

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Apr-2023

Venue/Location:
Gladstone Secondary School
4105 Gladstone St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4Z2
Canada

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda
3:30pm Doors Open - Arrival/Check In/Robot Inspection/Early Skills Run
5:30pm Event start/Qualification Matches
6:45pm Dinner Break
8:00pm Late arrival Skills Challenges
8:30pm Finals
8:45pm Closing Ceremony/Clean-up/Pack-up/Departure

Volunteer

Volunteers

If you or anyone you know would like to volunteer at one of our VEX-IQ events, please contact Brian Yu: byu@vsb.bc.ca

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Bad Weather Policy

Email Brian Yu at: byu@vsb.bc.ca

Text message: 1 (778) 990-3623

If the event is cancelled by the Event Partner, an 'In-Store' credit will be issued to the registered team(s) to be used in any of the events for the rest of this robot season.

Refund Policy

No Refund will be offered.

If the event is cancelled by the Event Partner, an 'In-Store' credit will be issued to the registered team(s) to be used in any of the events for the rest of this robot season.
 


Date: 28-Apr-2023
Gladstone Secondary School
4105 Gladstone St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4Z2
Canada

Travel Info

Parking

Parking is available in any of the school's parking lots. Parking on the street (across from the school) is restricted to residential parking. If a parking space within the school lot is not available, please use street parking away from the school. You can drop off your robot at the competition entrance and re-park at any of the Staff Lot(s). Do not park along the residential street. You will be ticketed and then towed. Please look for the VEX Robotics Event signs for the competition entrance. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Food Options

There are many restaurants near the school. Teams and spectators are encouraged to explore these dining options before arriving at the event venue.

Venue Direction: https://vexiqbc.com/gladstone-secondary-school/ (with pictures)

Judging Format

No Judging

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

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