Husky Robotics VIQRC Full Volume Tournament
Blended VIQRC ES/MS Region 2 Qualifier
- 18-Nov-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
- Early-Bird Registration Opens
- 11-Sep-2023 16:00 EDT
- Standard Registration Opens
- 7-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 13-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
- Payment Deadline
- 4-Nov-2023 16:00 EDT
Benzie Central’s Husky Robotics is excited to announce our 5th annual VEX IQ Robotics Competition Tournament!
All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website. Teams that register but do not pay may be moved to the waitlist after two weeks of non-payment. Any team that has not paid by 11.4.23 (two weeks prior to the event) will be moved to the waitlist.
This is a judged Full Volume Tournament for both Elementary and Middle School teams with possible spots available to advance to the Michigan Regional Championship.
We will be collecting physical engineering notebooks at this event for judging.
Lunch and Concessions
Concessions will be available to purchase throughout the tournament and the option to pre-order pizzas will be available for registered teams.
6 alliances (12 teams) will compete in the finals matches
Skills Challenges will be first come first served with up to three programming and three driving attempts.
All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.
Review all game information: Current Game Webpage
Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. Robots must use VEX IQ parts. Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the IQ Robot Inspection Checklist
Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.
Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com
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
Power strip and extension cord
Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)
Banners and other decorations for your team pit table
Giveaways if you have them
Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.
Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.
Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks, ask the tournament director for a safe location if grinding is needed.
Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your IQ Brain.
Participation and Consent Form
A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to robotevents.com prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)
Grade Level: All
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
9222 Homestead Road
Benzonia, Michigan 49616
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11.18.23 Husky Robotics VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Agenda is subject to change
8-9am Team Check-In/ Robot Inspections Begin/ Pit Area is Available
9-9:15am Welcome / Team Meeting
9:15-11:15am Robot Skills Challenge Matches
11:15-11:30am Opening Ceremony
11:30am-12:25pm Qualification Matches*
12:25-1:10pm Lunch Break
1:10-2:25pm Qualification Matches*
2:30-3pm Finals Matches**
3-3:30pm Awards Presentations / Clean Up
*Each team will play 6 qualification matches
**There will be 6 Alliances in the Finals Matches
To volunteer as a judge, referee, field reset, or any other role please contact the event partner at [email protected]
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
A makeup date will be announced in the rare case that the event will need to be canceled for bad weather.
Registered teams will be automatically moved to the makeup date.
If any teams cannot participate on the makeup date they will need to contact the event partner within seven days for a refund of $70 per team.
Refund and Payment Policies
Refunds will not be issued for any reason. Team substitutions may be available at the discretion of the EP.
Date: 18-Nov-2023Benzie Central High School
9222 Homestead Road
Benzonia, Michigan 49616
Please use the front/staff parking lot at the school and follow the signs.
The event will be webcast from the Husky Robotics FaceBook page.
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.
0 teams are on the waitlist for this event.