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Vintage VEX IQ Robotics Tournament #1

Elementary School Only

Date
2-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4016
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
2
Event Region
California - South
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Standard Registration Opens
9-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Nov-2023 07:22 EST
Payment Deadline
4-Nov-2023 07:27 EDT
Price
$155.00
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

This Tournament is primarily for teams from schools in LAUSD Local District Northwest and Local District Northeast. Other teams may participate if space is available. The event will take place in the Auditorium and the outdoor Cafeteria/Lunch Area at Vintage Magnet Elementary School. Parking is available on the street.

When you register for this tournament, please choose Pay Later as your Payment Method and bring a tournament fee check for $155 per team the day of the event. Please make your check payable to Friends of Vintage Magnet.

Before the Tournament session, teams need to upload the release forms for all student and adult team members in RobotEvents.com.

Teams need to check in and robots need to pass inspection by 8:45 AM to be included in the Teamwork Challenge match schedule.

At Team Check-in, teams turn in tournament fee checks and verify that they have uploaded release forms for all team members.

Each team will be scheduled for Five Teamwork Challenge Challenge Qualifying Matches. Teams can participate in up to Three Driving Skills Matches and up to Three Programming Skills Matches. Robot Skills Challenge Matches are not scheduled. The Finals matches concludes with Teamwork Challenge Finals Matches and Awards.

We will have two competition fields and two practice fields at our Tournament.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Please bring CASH!


Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 2-Dec-2023

Venue/Location:
Vintage Street Elementary School
15848 Stare Street
Los Angeles, California 91343
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

7:00 - 7:30 AM  Doors open for volunteers. Set up

7:30 AM Pits open / Practice Fields Open

7:30 - 8:45 AM Check-In / Robot inspection begin / Turn in Notebooks

Teams not checked in by 8:45AM will be dropped from the tournament. No refunds

8:45 AM Event Meeting

9:00 - 12:00 AM Qualification Matches Begin

Skills matches will be available from 9:30 am - 2:30pm (CLOSED during Lunch). 3 attempts maximum per team (Three Driving Skills Matches AND Three Programming Skills Matches). Please do not wait until the last minute. The queue for skills will close at 2:00 pm. After this, no team will be allowed to the line. 

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 PM Qualifying Matches Resume

3:15 - 4:00 PM Teamwork Finals Matches

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Awards Ceremony

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Tournament Closes

Volunteer

Volunteers will be provided by Vintage Magnet.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of inclement weather, the tournament event will be postponed to the following Saturday.

If tournament event can’t be held in person indoors, we will explore the possibility of holding in person outdoors. If  event can’t be held in person indoors or outdoors, then we will try to convert the tournament into a  Live Remote Tournaments. Skills events must be held in person, but it is possible to schedule one team at a time.

The Event Partner will contact teams if the date must be rescheduled or modified. Teams should keep their contact information up to date on RobotEvents.com and include both school and non-school phone numbers and emails.

Refund and Payment Policies

Full refunds minus the $5.00 processing fee will be available until one week before the tournament. After that, refunds based on special circumstances may be made at the discretion of the Event Partner.

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.