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2024 VEX IQ SDMC Robotics Tournament

Elementary Schools Only

Date
13-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-23-4758
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
100
Spots Open
3
Event Region
Florida - North/Central
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Early-Bird Registration Opens
19-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
2-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
12-Jan-2024 14:00 EST
Payment Deadline
8-Jan-2024 12:58 EST
Price
$200.00
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

The School District of Manatee County is proud to host the annual district VEX IQ Tournament again this year at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. 

Team spirit is strongly encouraged, and it will be an exciting venue for students to show off their VEX IQ robotics skills.

Full Volume AHEAD...

The competition is going to be one of the best yet! Teams from 33 SDMC Elementary Schools will be bringing their A game and will compete in this year's Full Volume game. Skills, teamwork challenges, and in-person interviews will make the day fly by and highlight the hard work and engineering skills in Manatee County.

Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote notebook judging and in-person interviews.

Eligible Teams: School District of Manatee County Elementary Teams

Event Date & Location

Date: 13-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:

Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto, FL 34221

Contact Information:

Primary Contact: Jennifer McManis

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 941-751-6550 ext. 43288

Event Day Phone: 941-751-6550 ext. 43288

Secondary Contact: Kelli Kennedy

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 941-751-6550 ext. 43054

Event Day Phone: 941-751-6550 ext. 43054

Important: ALL volunteers must fill out a FREE confidential volunteer application form via RAPTOR Technologies, which provide LEVEL 1 clearance to volunteer for the 2023-2024 school year. Employees of school district and students must present the school issued ID to be admitted, since this is a school event.


Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 13-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Bradenton Area Convention Center
1 Haben Boulevard
Palmetto, Florida 34221
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Times are subject to change!

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

  • 8:00 AM Doors Open
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Check-In & Inspection
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Skills Fields Open
  • 9:15 AM  Elementary Team Representatives gather for Opening Ceremony
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Opening Ceremony and Drivers' Meeting
  • 10:00 AM Qualifying Matches begin (5 Matches)
  • LUNCH TBD
  • 3:00 PM Finals Matches
  • 4:00 PM Awards & Closing Ceremony
  • 5:00 PM Doors Close

Volunteer

Volunteer

There are a number of volunteer roles that are still available for the event and for remote notebook judging. All volunteers receive a T-shirt and lunch. With everyone working together, we know this event will be an incredible success that celebrates our students' accomplishments this year.

We Need Volunteers of All Skill Levels

Many volunteer roles do not require previous experience, and we provide online training resources to prepare volunteers for most positions. Join our volunteer team, get inspired, and have fun. We are in greatest need of volunteers, who can help the entire day of the event, with a wide variety of shifts available.

  • An average shift is 6-8 hours.
  • All volunteers receive a free t-shirt, meals, and drinks.
  • Field resetters and scorekeepers are great volunteer roles for middle and high school students.

Important: ALL volunteers must fill out a FREE confidential volunteer application form via RAPTOR Technologies, which provide LEVEL 1 clearance to volunteer for the 2023-2024 school year. More information and link to the application can be found here:  https://www.manateeschools.net/volunteer

Employees of school district and students must present the school issued ID to be admitted, since this is a school event.

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Given that this event is in February in Florida, inclement weather is not anticipated and it should be a beautiful day!

For event day information regarding weather delays or cancellations, please check the event page for updates.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Your registration fee will be refunded minus the fees for robotevents.com charges.

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

Your registration to the event commits the event partners to set costs. Therefore, no refunds can be given.

Please note that any team may be dropped from the event if the payment is NOT received by the deadline.

Health and Safety Policies

Health Policy:

No specific health policies apply at this time. However, we recommend that all students, who feel sick and show flu symptoms on the day of the event, do not attend and stay home.

Safety Policy:

Important: ALL volunteers must fill out a FREE confidential volunteer application form via RAPTOR Technologies, which provide LEVEL 1 clearance to volunteer for the 2023-2024 school year. More information and link to the application can be found here:  https://www.manateeschools.net/volunteer

Employees of school district and students must present the school issued ID to be admitted, since this is a school event.

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.