Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Trailblazer Newyear Robo Nexus

VIQRC Qualifier Elementary and Middle School Teams

Date
27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4500
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
40
Spots Open
4
Event Region
Georgia
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Early-Bird Registration Opens
21-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
16-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
23-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
23-Jan-2024 09:32 EST
Price
$75.00
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

Trailblazer Robotics is thrilled to present this VEX IQ tournament for Middle School students. We anticipate a day brimming with robotics competition and enthusiasm. We can't wait to witness the brilliance of all teams!

Participants should submit their notebooks in physical format at the competition for the Design and Excellence Awards evaluation. Those with digital notebooks should print them for submission.

Every participant is required to fill out the participant release form. This form, also accessible in Spanish, needs to be completed just once for the entire season, encompassing all events.

 

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Lakeside Middle School
2565 Echols Road
Cumming, Georgia 30041
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

 

  • 8:00am - 9:00am - Check-In/Registration/Inspection

    • NOTE: All teams must be through inspection by 9:00am
  • 8:30am - 10:00am - Skills Challenges (3 Fields Open)

    • NOTE: Each team can run up to 3 robot (driver) skills challenges and 3 programming challenges. It's advised teams finish most of their challenges before 10:00am due to a tight tournament schedule.
  • 10:00am - 10:20am - Drivers Meeting & Welcome

  • 10:30am - 2:15pm - Skills Field Open (1 Field Only during Qualification Matches)

    • NOTE: The Skills Field will close for the day at 2:15pm.
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm - Qualification Rounds

  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm - LUNCH BREAK

    • NOTE: Skills field will be closed during this time.
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm - Qualification Rounds

  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm - Finals and Awards

Volunteer

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Arjun Madichetty at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If severe weather or other emergency situations arise that pose travel or safety concerns for the majority of teams, the event might be delayed or called off. We will promptly inform all teams of any updates or changes.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Should there be a need to cancel an event, efforts will be made to set a new date to ensure participants have a chance to compete. If rescheduling isn't feasible, participants will be reimbursed minus a $5 fee retained by REC to cover transaction costs. For any queries regarding this rule, please contact the event partner.

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

Refunds won't be provided unless there's a backup team on standby that can take the place of the departing team. If a standby team is available to replace the exiting team, a refund, excluding the $5 REC transaction fee, will be processed. For further clarification on this policy, please engage with 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.