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Rocket Fuel Robotics VEX IQRC Elementary Tournament I, Plymouth, IN

Date
18-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-3959
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
40
Spots Open
6
Event Region
Indiana
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Early-Bird Registration Opens
5-Oct-2023 22:40 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
7-Oct-2023 22:40 EDT
Registration Deadline
4-Nov-2023 22:41 EDT
Payment Deadline
4-Nov-2023 09:57 EDT
Price
$65.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is an Official Indiana VEX IQ State Qualifying Event.

State spots will most likely be added to this event toward the end of October, first of November

Early Bird Registration will be used this year.
Note: The first two events selected will count toward Early Bird and cannot be changed once used.

Any registered team not paid within two weeks of the event will be transferred to the waitlist.

Concessions will be available all day for breakfast, lunch, and snacks.  We will be doing a group pizza order with more details to come as the event gets closer.

Please make sure all participant and coaches have filled out the online participants release form because the REC now requires all Event Partners to check to make sure all teams have submitted the required online form.

If your team needs any special accommodations, please contact Laurie Wandland, in advance, so that arrangements can be made to meet the needs of your team.

Early Bird Registration will be used this year.
Note: The first two events selected will count toward Early Bird and cannot be changed once used.

If you have a field with elements that we can use for the day please let us know. We currently will not have a dedicated practice field!


Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Nov-2023

Venue/Location:
Riverside Intermediate School
905 Baker Street
Plymouth, Indiana 46563
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Tentative Agenda:

7:45am:   Doors open

8:00-9:00am:  Check-in in the Lobby

8:00-9:00am:  Inspection in foyer (by the checking table, look for the signs)

8:00-9:00am Skills Open in Gym

9:00-9:30am Event Meeting in Gym

9:45-11:45am  Morning Qualification Matches in Gym

9:45am-1:00pm Skills Open in Gym

11:45-12:30pm: Lunch Break

12:45-3:15pm: Afternoon Qualification Matches in Gym

3:45pm:  Finals Matches and Awards

Please note, this schedule is tentative and may be changed as needed. While we always plan to run on time, technology and the weather are typically the determining factor. 

Volunteer

We welcome volunteers for our event! If you are intersted in volunteering, please email [email protected]. We are looking for help with queuing, field reset, and skills.   For those volunteering, a background form will need to be filled-out in advance of the event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where I will post updates about the event status as needed in the General description. Please feel free to contact me by phone (269)362-0234 if you are going to be late to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

We will attempt to reschedule any canceled event and credit you toward that or future events held at Riverside Intermediate, Plymouth, IN. 

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

If this is at least 4 weeks before the tournament you will need to submit a return request invoice, minus the $5 processing fee, and a refund will be processed. As we are dependent on our school secretary to process these returns, it may take up to 4 weeks to process. 

Webcast

We are not planning to livestream the event. If you would like to livestream, please contact [email protected] to make arrangements. 

Judging Format

 

  • 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.