Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Gross HS VIQRC Tournament - Elementary

VIQRC Elementary

Date
10-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4482
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
1
Event Region
Nebraska
Early-Bird Registration Opens
4-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
30-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
7-Feb-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
24-Mar-2024 03:59 EDT
Price
$50.00
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

VEX IQ Tournament at Gross High School

Elementary Tournament Full Volume

Welcome to the Gross High School - Elementary VEX IQ Tournament, taking place on Saturday, February 10th.

What to Expect:

Participants will design and build robots to conquer the challenges presented by the current VEX IQ game: Full Volume.

You can explore the game details in-depth here: https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/competition/viqc-current-game

Judging, Notebooks & Interviews

Notebooks will be submitted online.  Interviews will be in person.

Judging will follow the Guide to Judging to ensure consistency throughout the season. Please refer to the Judging section for more details. 

Competition Preparation

To ensure a successful competition, we recommend that teams come prepared. Review the Full Volume Game Manual, run through the Robot Inspection Checklist, and ensure your team is running the latest programming and firmware version.

Live Webcast:

Can't attend in person? Don't miss the excitement! Tune in to watch the matches live on our YouTube channel at the following link:
(Link To be Announced)

Registration Fee

All teams must have the registration fee paid prior to attending the Tournament.  

Participation and Consent Form:

All team members, coaches and adult mentors should fill out the online consent form which is good all season and for all RECF run events.  A link to the instructions for online consent form can be found here


Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Gross Catholic High School
7700 South 43rd Street
Bellevue, Nebraska 68147
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

(Tentative Agenda)

Saturday, February 10, 2024

8:00am:  Doors open for teams

8:00am - 8:30am:  Team Registration & Inspection

8:30am - 9:00am: - Opening Ceremony / Drivers and Coaches Meeting

9:00am - 12:00pm:  Skills Challenge (Please complete skills at your earliest convenience)

9:00am - 11:30am:  Judging/Interviews

11:30am: Lunch

12:00pm - 3:30pm:  Qualification Matches

3:30pm - 4:00pm:  Final Alliance Matches

4:00pm:  Awards and Closing Ceremony

Volunteer

Get Inspired and Have Fun! Be a part of the excitement by joining a team of volunteers who help in a variety of ways to make this event a success for the students involved.

Volunteer Signup:

You can signup to volunteer at this tournament by contacting Tara Petersen at [email protected].

Volunteer Coordinator:
Tara Petersen
[email protected]
402-333-8663 ext 1401

Experience level: No previous experience is needed for most volunteer positions, and you can even bring your kids for a family activity (for example, Field Resetter is an ideal position for young children).

Time Commitment: You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.

Meals: Lunch is included for volunteers.

Want to find out more about these volunteer roles and expectations? Visit the REC Foundation website at RoboticsEducation.org/volunteer-resources/ to check out position descriptions and find volunteer training materials.  Once you have an assigned volunteer role, please carefully review all guides and training materials posted on the Volunteer Resources page before the event.

Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Tara Petersen at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

For weather related cancellation, we will monitor weather conditions and make a decision by 5 p.m. the night before the event.

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on RobotEvents.com where we will post updates about the event status as needed.  If any questions arise please contact Brandon Petersen at 712-828-5179 the day of the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be issued if we need to cancel due to weather or the host site needs to cancel for unforseen circumstances.  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.   

We ask that participants contact Tara Petersen for refund requests.  Refunds can take up to 2 months to process following the event. 

Tara Petersen
[email protected]
402-333-8663 ext 1401

Webcast

Can't attend in person? Don't miss the excitement! Tune in to watch the matches live on our YouTube channel at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfuQb_n0MaA

Judging Format

Judging will follow the Guide to Judging to ensure consistency throughout the season. The judging format will be all remote for both Notebook and Interviews.

  • Remote Notebook Judging
    Notebooks will be submitted online for evalutation prior to the Tournament using remote judging protocols.
    Details on how to submit notebooks will be relayed to teams as the event approaches.
     
  • In-person Interviews
    Team interviews will be conducted in person at the team's booth in the pit area during day of the tournament.