Ring of Fire - ELY, NV Solar Eclipse Event
- 14-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
- Event Code
- VEX IQ Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Field Control System
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Standard Registration Opens
- 22-May-2023 20:16 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 27-Sep-2023 20:16 EDT
- Payment Deadline
- 2-Sep-2023 00:12 EDT
- It is past the registration deadline.
Welcome to Ely! We are super excited to have you join us for our Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Event. We are going to be seeing the solar eclipse from one of the best viewing sites in the United States. We are expecting many visitors to our city to see the eclipse. The city is excited to have you join us.
Grade Level: All
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
150 W 6th St.
Ely, Nevada 89301
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8:30-9:00 Arrive at the the Northern Railway Museum to see the eclipse and participate in the activities provided by the city.
9:28 - 9:32 Eclipse reaches totality.
10:00 - 10:30 Move from the Northern Railway Museum to the Courthouse Park. Participate in the Punkin' Chunkin/Renaissance Faire that is happening in conjunction with the eclipse.
10:30 - 11:30 Be at the park participating at the Renaissance Faire.
11:30 - Doors open at the Convention Center
11:30 - 12:15 - Lunch/Robot Inspection
12:30 - Opening Ceremonies
12:45 - Matches/Robot Skills Begins
12:45 - 5:00 Run VEX IQ Matches/Skills/Judging
5:00 - Qualification Matches end
5:15 - Finals Begin
5:45 - Awards Ceremony
We needs many volunteers for this event. If you are willing to volunteer, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Deborah Nielson at [email protected].
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
In the event of bad weather, we will keep in touch with the progress of the event.
Refund and Payment Policies
If the Event Partner cancels the event:
All registration fees will be refunded.
If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:
If the cancellation happens prior to September 1, all funds (except the five dollar RECF fee) will be refunded. After September 1, no refunds will be given.
- 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. Submission Deadline: October 1.