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Caseville VIQRC Robotics Competition

Blended VIQRC ES/MS Region 3

Date
9-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4739
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
24
Spots Open
1
Event Region
Michigan
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Standard Registration Opens
6-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
6-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
27-Nov-2023 16:00 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

 

Registration Information

All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website.

Engineering notebooks

We will be collecting physical engineering notebooks at this event for judging.

Concessions

Concessions will be available.

Finals Matches

Top 12 teams will be in the finals.

Competition Preparation

All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

 

Review all game information: Current Game Webpage

  1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. Robots must use VEX IQ parts. Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the IQ Robot Inspection Checklist

  2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

  3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com

  4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.

    • Spare parts & tools

    • Batteries and chargers

    • Power strip and extension cord

    • Laptop computer

    • Programming cable

    • Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)

  5. Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.

  6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

  7. Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

  8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. 

  9. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your IQ Brain.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to robotevents.com prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)



 

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Dec-2023

Venue/Location:
Caseville Public School
6609 Vine Street
Caseville, Michigan 48725
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

 

7:30 Doors Open

8:00-9:30- Team Check-in, Robot Inspection, Robot Skills Matches

9:30-9:45- Welcome,Team meeting, Opening Ceremony

9:45-12:30- Qualification Matches

12:30- 1:00 LUNCH BREAK

1:00-1:30- Finals Matches (Top 12 Teams)

1:30-1:45- Awards

1:45-2:15- Clean Up

Volunteer

Please email Amy Merlington if you would like to volunteer for this event at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Check your email for event updates.  An email will be sent if we decide to cancel due to bad weather.

 

Any cancellations will also be posted on the Event.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be issued if the Event Parnter cancels the event.

The $5.00 service fee that is collected by the REC Foundation will not be refunded.

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.