Mustang Madness Winter Blast VIQRC Tournament
Middle School VIQRC
- 27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
- Event Code
- VEX IQ Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Field Control System
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Early-Bird Registration Opens
- 20-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
- Standard Registration Opens
- 16-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
- Registration Deadline
- 24-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
- Payment Deadline
- 15-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
- This event currently has no spaces available.
- It is past the registration deadline.
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.
Judging Notebooks: At this point we are not organizing judges due to limited volunteers. If your school can provide a few volunteers for judging please let me know. If we can get enough we can run this important part of a tournament.
Lunch and Concessions: Concessions will be available. Lunch specials will be announced.
Finals Matches: The top ten (10) teams from the qualification rounds will participate in Finals. These ten (10) teams will be automatically paired into 5 Alliances. The top scoring alliance in Finals will earn the Tournament Champion Award.
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)
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
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
Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.
Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com
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.
Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your IQ Brain.
Grade Level: Middle School
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: No Judging
Event Dates & Locations
2828 South 139th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68144
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8:15 am: Doors open for teams
8:15am - 9:30 am: Registration, Inspection
9:00am Skills on all Fields
9:45 am: Driver Meeting
10:00 am - 12:20 pm: Qualification Matches Field 1 Skills on Field 2 and 3
12:40 pm: Qualification Matches Field 1 Skills on Field 2 and 3
4:00 pm: Presentation of the Award, Closing
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. You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.
Amy Hemje [email protected]
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).
Meals: Lunch is provided for volunteers.
Information: 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.
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
In case of inclement weather, check the Event on Robot Events for further updates the night before the event date. In the event of cancellation we will try our best to reschedule. In case the event is cancelled, registration fees received will be returned minus the $5.00 processing fee.
Refund and Payment Policies
If the Event Partner cancels the event:
In case the event is cancelled for weather or unforseeable event, registration fees received will be returned minus the $5.00 processing fee.
If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:
If something happens and you are unable to attend the competition, please notify the Amy Hemje at [email protected]. Refunds for non-attendance will only be given if the cancellation notice has been received no later than 2 weeks prior to the event date.
- I would love to offer judging, but currently don't have the volunteers to acheive this. Please contact me if you have people who would like to volunteer.