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Falkon VEX IQ Robotics Tournament

VIQRC, Blended ES&MS, In-Person with Digital Notebook Judging

Date
18-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-24-3666
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
30
Spots Open
9
Event Region
California - North
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Early-Bird Registration Opens
11-Dec-2023 20:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
7-Jan-2024 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
9-Feb-2024 09:40 EST
Payment Deadline
18-Feb-2024 22:05 EST
Price
$125.00
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 Falkon Academy Robotics Tournament is an event for the current VEX IQ season.

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for the competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared:

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. 

2. Check the official VEX IQ 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
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebooks
Banners and other decorations for your team pit

5. Prep for possible team interviews with the judges. 

6. Remember that safety and good sportsmanship come first.  We expect students to be doing the work at these VEX IQ events, and expect all adult volunteers and coaches to cooperate with these efforts.

7. If you have any general questions not addressed by the information on this event page, please email [email protected]


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Masonic Center-Folsom
1000 Duchow Way,
Folsom, California 95630
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

  • 7:30 am Doors open for volunteers
  • 8:30 am
    • Doors open for teams
    • Teams check in.  Note: TEAMS WHO CHECK IN MUST REMAIN PRESENT AT THE EVENT UNTIL IT CLOSES
    • Pits open
    • Practice fields open
    • Registration & inspection begin
  • 9:00 am Required Info Meeting at bleachers
  • 9:15 am TEAMS MUST CHECK IN BY 9:15 TO BE INCLUDED IN THE MATCH LIST
  • 9:15 am Qualification matches begin
  • 12:15 pm Break for lunch
  • 12:45 pm Qualification matches continue
  • 2:00 pm
    • Qualification matches finish
    • Skills events finish
    • Finals matches begin
  • 2:30 pm Awards ceremony
  • 2:45 pm Teams collect judging materials
  • 3:00 pm Competition event closes

Volunteer

We need lots of help for the tournament.  If you are an adult interested in being a judge at the event, please email [email protected]
We need two fields. Please email us if you could bring fields and complete set of elements.

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If you cannot attend the event due to bad weather, please email [email protected] ASAP. If there is an issue related to weather or other emergencies you will be notified by the Event Partner. Please make sure your team's contact information is updated and accurate in Robotevents.com

Refund and Payment Policies

We will not be providing refunds under any circumstance.

Health and Safety Policies

Please bring your own safety googles. 

We will provide masks and hand sanitizers.

Judging Format

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.