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South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures & The Arts

Date
10-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4040
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
17
Spots Open
0
Event Region
New York-South
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Standard Registration Opens
4-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
2-Feb-2024 10:18 EST
Payment Deadline
2-Feb-2024 15:59 EST
Price
$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures & The Arts'  2024 VEX IQ State Qualifier!

We are thrilled to have you join us for this prestigious event, where innovation, creativity, and teamwork take center stage. As you step into our school's welcoming environment, you become a part of a vibrant community of young robotics enthusiasts.

This competition is not just about robots; it's about pushing the boundaries of what's possible, challenging yourselves, and forging lifelong memories and friendships. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or a newcomer to the world of VEX IQ, you are here because you have the drive and determination to excel.

Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to showcase your talents, problem-solving skills, and innovative thinking. Our dedicated team of organizers and volunteers is here to ensure that your experience is nothing short of exceptional.

As you embark on this exciting journey, remember that success is not solely measured by trophies but by the knowledge gained, the challenges overcome, and the growth achieved. Cherish every moment of this competition, and embrace the camaraderie that comes with it.

During the event, we will have breakfast and lunch options available for purchase. We kindly request that you ensure you have cash readily available to facilitate your transactions. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

  • Practice Fields: We are delighted to provide dedicated practice fields, where your team can fine-tune their robots and strategies to perfection. It's your chance to prepare and shine!
  • Competition: Get ready for the excitement! The driver-based competition will be in full swing, simultaneously on two fields. Your team will have an assigned Pit Area to call your own. 
  • Prepare for Success: To ensure a seamless experience, we recommend bringing extra robot pieces, including batteries, to be well-prepared for any unforeseen circumstances. Let's make this event extraordinary together!

We wish each and every team the best of luck, and we can't wait to witness your incredible achievements. Let's make the 2024 VEX IQ State Qualifier a day to remember!

Welcome to the adventure. Welcome to the future of robotics.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures & The Arts
164 Bruckner Blvd.
Bronx, New York 10454
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda

7:30 AM - 8:30AM Robot Inspections
8:30AM - 9:00AM Welcome Ceremony (National Anthem, Banner Parade, Welcome Message)
9:00AM - 11:00AM Tournament : PART I 
11:05AM - 11:45AM Lunch Break (40 minutes)
11:45AM – 1:45PM Tournament: PART II
2:15PM Totals & Rankings

Finals


2:45PM Alliance Partners are chosen
3PM Finals Begin
3:40PM Awards Ceremony

3:40PM – 4PM Dismissal

Volunteer

**** Each team must please bring 1 Volunteer in additional to Team's Coach.****

  • At arrival, TEAM VOLUNTEER will be given the Daily Assignment in the Front Desk 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All Team Coaches will be contacted via e-mail & cellphones for Updates regarding Emergency/ Bad Weather that can potentially affect Competition.

Refund and Payment Policies

  • If the Event Partner cancels the event: We will issue all teams a refund after we receive payment from robot events minus the $5.00 processing fee. 

 

  • If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: Refunds given up to two weeks prior to event. If you require a refund please contact the Event Partner by December, 30 2024. 
Date: 10-Feb-2024
South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures & The Arts
164 Bruckner Blvd.
Bronx, New York 10454
United States

Travel Info

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

  • Parking: Parking spaces for the event are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage all attendees to arrive early to secure a parking spot.
  • Buses: If you are arriving by bus, please note that buses can park on-site as long as the driver remains inside the vehicle. This allows for efficient use of our parking facilities while ensuring the safety and convenience of all attendees. Thank you for your cooperation, and we look forward to hosting you at our event.
  • Subway: Due to traffic and constant subway changes, teams must give themselves ample time to please arrive by 7:30 AM since, we will be starting at 7:30AM.
  • If there are any emergencies, please text Stephanie Lugo at 786-260-2854.

Directions to South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures and the Arts at 164 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10454:

From Manhattan (North of the Bronx):
1. Take the FDR Drive North.
2. Continue onto the Harlem River Drive.
3. Merge onto the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) North.
4. Take Exit 3 toward Lincoln Ave.
5. Merge onto E 138th St/Lincoln Ave.
6. Continue to follow Lincoln Ave.
7. Turn left onto Bruckner Blvd.
8. South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures and the Arts will be on your right at 164 Bruckner Blvd.

From Queens (East of the Bronx):
1. Take I-278 W toward Bronx/Queens.
2. Merge onto the Bronx River Pkwy North.
3. Take Exit 1W for East 138th Street toward Madison Avenue Bridge.
4. Merge onto E 138th St.
5. Turn right onto Bruckner Blvd.
6. South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures and the Arts will be on your right at 164 Bruckner Blvd.

From Brooklyn (South of the Bronx):
1. Take I-278 E/Brooklyn-Queens Expressway toward I-478 N/Staten Island.
2. Merge onto I-478 N.
3. Take Exit 26 toward Hugh L. Carey Tunnel/Battery Tunnel.
4. Merge onto NY-9A N.
5. Take the exit toward I-87 N.
6. Merge onto Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) N.
7. Take Exit 3 toward Lincoln Ave.
8. Merge onto E 138th St/Lincoln Ave.
9. Continue to follow Lincoln Ave.
10. Turn left onto Bruckner Blvd.
11. South Bronx Charter School for International Cultures and the Arts will be on your right at 164 Bruckner Blvd.

Please note that traffic conditions and road closures may affect your journey, so it's advisable to check for real-time updates using a navigation app or GPS device before starting your trip.

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.