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NoCo RoboRidge VIQRC Signature Event (MS/ES)

Date
17-Feb-2024 - 18-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-1516
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
80
Spots Open
10
Event Region
Colorado
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
27-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
10-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
9-Feb-2024 15:00 EST
Payment Deadline
31-Jan-2024 09:00 EST
Price
$175.00

A maximum of 50% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Colorado 50% 40 6
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

Welcome to the NOCO Robo Ridge Signature Event! This signature event will be in Boulder, CO near the wonderful Flatirons. 

This event will take place over the course of 2 days starting with check-in and skills on February 17th, 2024!

Livestream

Saturday Link 
https://youtube.com/live/59YyL4jOoKE?feature=share

Sunday Link 

https://youtube.com/live/ionKa70ela0?feature=share

 

Volunteers:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ADA729ABFCCF8-46901540-2024#/

Judging:  

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 is set for the Monday before at 4pm MST (Feburary 12th)

Weather Policy:

In case of an emergency or bad weather, we will send out an event cancellation email to all coaches and volunteers as soon as that decision is made.  

Refund Policy:

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

  • Teams will be refunded $170 of the $175 event fee if the event is cancelled.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

  • We will offer a refund up to a month prior to the event. If a team withdraws January 24th or later or a team does not attend the event, there will be no refund. 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Feb-2024 - 18-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado 80309
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Friday, February 16th

  • Set up 6 - 10pm 

Saturday February 17th 

  • Finish & finalize set up/check in volunteers  8 - 10am 

  • Check in and inspection for teams 10 - 11:30 am

  • Skills open 10:30 am

  • Lunch 11:30 - 12:30pm

  • Open ceremonies 12:30pm - 1:30pm

  • Skills and Qualification matches 1:30 - 6:30pm

 

Sunday February 18th 

  • Skills and Qualifications matches 8:00 - 11:30 

  • Lunch

  • Skills and Qualifications matches 12:30 - 3:30

  • Finals and closing Ceremony  3:30 - 5:30pm 

  • Clean up

 

Volunteer

We ask that each team provides at least one volunteer per day. 

Please sign up below!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ADA729ABFCCF8-46901540-2024#/

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of an emergency or bad weather, we will send out an event cancellation email to all coaches and volunteers as soon as that decision is made.  

Refund and Payment Policies

Payment for event registration is due February 2rd, 2024 @ 11:00 PM MST

If the Event Partner cancels the event:
 

  • Teams will be refunded $170 of the $175 event fee if the event is cancelled.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

  • We will offer a refund up to a month prior to the event. If a team withdraws January 24th or later or a team does not attend the event, there will be no refund. 

 

Date: 17-Feb-2024 - 18-Feb-2024
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado 80309
United States

Travel Info

Travel:
Out of State: Flights into Denver International Airport. About 50 minute drive from airport to Tournament Location.

In-state: CU University Memorial Center (UMC) is about a 30 minute drive West from Exit 240 down HWY 119.

Hotels:
Comfort Inn & Suites Boulder ~$90/night
Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street ~$130/night
Boulder University Inn ~$140/night
Embassy Suites by Hilton ~ $200/night
Hotel Boulderado ~$250/night

Things to do in Boulder, CO: 
Popular Spots!
- Pearl Street Mall (1 Mile from Venue)
- Flatirons/Chatauqua Park (1 Mile from Venue)
- The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse (1 Mile from Venue)
- Boulder Theater (1.5 Miles from Venue)
- The Museum of Boulder (1.5 Miles from Venue)
- Boulder Tour Company [Bike tours!] (2 Miles from Venue)
- Celestial Seasonings (7 Miles from Venue)

Rock Climbing!
- Boulder Rock Club (2.5 Miles from Venue)
- The Spot Bouldering Gym (2.5 Miles from Venue)
- Movement Boulder (3 Miles from Venue)

Hikes!
- Royal Arch Trail (1 Mile from Venue @ Chatauqua Park)
- First and Second Flatiron (1 Mile from Venue @ Chatauqua Park)
- Mount Sanitas (1 Mile from Venue @ Chatauqua Park)
- Bluebell Trail Loop (1 Mile from Venue @ Chatauqua Park)

RoboShipping

Webcast

This event will be Live Streamed:
Saturday Link 
https://youtube.com/live/59YyL4jOoKE?feature=share

Sunday Link 

https://youtube.com/live/ionKa70ela0?feature=share

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 is set for the Monday before at 4pm MST (Feburary 12th)

Payment

Teams that do not pay by the payment deadline will be moved to the waitlist.

Signature Event Early Bird Policy

  • All Signature Events will have a specific Early Bird Registration that is independent of all local/regional Early Bird systems
    • Each team starts the season with three (3) opportunities to register during the Signature Event Early-Bird period
      • An opportunity is taken away each time the team registers for a Signature Event, whether during the Signature Event Early-Bird period or Standard period
      • A Signature Event Early-Bird opportunity is not taken away if a team registers for a tournament hosted by their school or organization (where the team’s coach is the Event Partner)
    • Early Bird Registration will open 16 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
      • Note: Modifications to this may be made for events in August and September
    • Standard Registration will open 14 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
    • An Event Partner may register their own teams to their Signature Event during Signature Event Early Bird Registration no matter how many other Signature Events they are already registered for  
      • The Event Partner must be the Primary Contact for the teams they are registering