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Oxford VIQRC Full Volume Elementary and Middle Tournament

Date
3-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4551
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
5
Event Region
Mississippi
Early-Bird Registration Opens
7-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
23-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
20-Jan-2024 20:38 EST
Payment Deadline
6-Jan-2024 15:05 EST
Price
$55.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Thank you for your interest in our event. Please check the website as the event date approaches for updates to the event.

The main tournament will take place Saturday along with awards Saturday afternoon. Please be flexible as our agenda is tentative and subject to change. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Concessions: A concession stand will have food options for sale at the event. 

Consent Forms: All participants must have a Participant Release Form on file. It is the responsibility of the Team’s Primary Contact to make sure this occurs. A link to the instructions on how to submit a Participant Release Form is found HERE.

Digital Notebook: A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 3, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation EEM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Inspection: Inspection is scheduled first thing in the morning. All teams must pass inspection to be allowed to compete in either skills or qualification matches. Please be prepared and ensure that your robot will pass inspection BEFORE the competition by reviewing the INSPECTION CHECKLIST.

Interviews: All teams will be interviewed in-person at the event. Judges will come to interview teams in the morning prior to qualification matches and will leave a note at your table if they miss you. Please leave a representative at your pit area at all times so they can come get you when the judges are ready for your team.

Tournament: Teams should carefully review the GAME MANUAL. Know the rules!!

If you have any questions or issues prior to the day of the event, please feel free to contact Charley Sabatier by email at [email protected].

 

Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Eligible Teams:


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Central Elementary School
409 Washington Avenue
Oxford, Mississippi 38655
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Monday, January 29

  • Judge's Training 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Tuesday, January 30

  • Notebooks Due at 5:00 pm

Friday, February 2

  • Event Setup 2:30 - 6:30 pm

Saturday, February 3

  • 8:00 am--Doors open
  • 8:30 am--Inspection & skills begin
  • 10:40 am--Team meeting
  • 11:00 am--Qualification matches begin
  • 12:00 pm--Lunch break
  • 12:45 pm--Qualification matches resume
  • 3:30 pm--Alliance selection
  • 3:45 pm--Finals begin
  • 4:30 pm--Awards

Volunteer

Please contact Charley Sabatier at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather, a local emergency, or other restriction cause us to cancel or modify the scheule for this event, all teams will be notified via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

Due to the financial commitment on the part of the event partner, no refunds will be possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Judging Format

In Person Team Interviews
Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event in the pit area in the morning during the skills competition.

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions
A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation EEM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.