Cross Lutheran Full Volume Tournament
Blended VIQRC ES/MS Region 3
- 17-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
- 18-Sep-2023 16:00 EDT
- Standard Registration Opens
- 6-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 13-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
- Payment Deadline
- 6-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
- This event currently has no spaces available.
- It is past the registration deadline.
The Cross Lutheran VEX IQ State Qualifying Tournament will feature 24 teams. This event has NO judged awards.
Teams should park in the Hartlley Street parking lot and enter through the office entrance (behind church). This is where Check-In will be. Spectators can park in the either of the parking lots or on either street.
The Pit area will be in the gym. There will be two teams assigned to each table. There will also be a charging station available in the Pit area. If you would like to have power at your team’s table, please feel free to bring your own extension cords and power strips.
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.
Full concessions will be available from 4 to 8 pm.
Up to 10 teams will be paired up and participate in Finals matches.
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: No Judging
Event Dates & Locations
200 Ruppert Street
Pigeon, Michigan 48755
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3:30 - 4:30 Teams arrive, check in, unload and set up pits, Inspection
4:40 - 4:55 Team Meeting and Opening Ceremony
5:00 - 7:30 Teamwork Challenge Qualification Matches,
7:40 - 7:55 Top 10 Teams (5 Alliances) get 1 more match
8:00 - 8:15 Awards (2 Teamwork Champions, 1 Skills Champion)
Volunteers are welcome to help at this event especially for field reset and pit management. Please contact David if you are interested in helping. Email: [email protected]
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
In case of bad weather or possible cancellations, please visit the event on Robotevents.com where I will post updates about the event status as needed. Please feel free to contact me by phone if you are going to be late to the event. Match lists will be generated as scheduled and cannot be re-run.
Refund and Payment Policies
If the Event Partner cancels the event: The event will be rescheduled. Full refunds will be made to teams that are not able to attend the event on the rescheduled date.
If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: All requests for refunds must be made 3 weeks prior to the event. Refunds, if approved, will be processed one month following the event. The $5.00 service fee that is collected by the REC Foundation will not be refunded.