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Sky's the Limit VIQRC Signature Event

Middle School

Date
22-Nov-2024 - 23-Nov-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VIQRC-24-5714
Program
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
60
Spots Open
60
Event Region
Wisconsin
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
9-Aug-2024 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
23-Aug-2024 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
15-Nov-2024 17:00 EST
Payment Deadline
22-Nov-2024 17:00 EST
Price
$350.00

A maximum of 50% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Wisconsin 50% 30 30
This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

Sky's the Limit VIQRC Signature Event

This event will take place in the prestigious EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Many details are still be worked out for this event, but the following features are being planned:

  • Competition will take place in the Eagle Hangar, surrounded by historic aircraft from the WWII era
  • Teams and spectators will be able to explore the many exhibits in the EAA Aviation Museum, chronicling the past, present and future of aviation
  • Teams can participate in optional STEM education activities during the first day of the event at the world-class educational facilities at the EAA Education Center
  • Custom event apparel will be available at the event
  • All team members will receive custom event memorabilia

Eagle Hanger

 

Registration Fee

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration. Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams. 


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Nov-2024 - 23-Nov-2024

Venue/Location:
EAA Aviation Museum
3000 Poberezny Road
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54902
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (Subject to Change):

Friday, November 22:

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Optional STEM Education Activities

3:00 PM: Team Registration Opens

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Pits open, inspection, practice

5:30 PM: Driver Meeting

6:00 PM: Opening Ceremonies

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Teamwork Challenge Matches

9:00 PM: Venue Closes

 

Saturday, November 23:

8:00 AM: Venue Opens

8:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Teamwork Challenge Matches

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch break

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Finals

1:30 PM: Awards

2:00 PM: Cleanup

Volunteer

Many volunteers will be need to make this event a success. Please check back here for volunteer signup links.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Northeast Wisconsin can have widely varying weather in the winter months. Teams should consider the impact weather may have on travel and accomodation plans. The event will only be cancelled in the most extreme of circumstances. Check back here for updates.

Refund and Payment Policies

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams that are added to the event from the waitlist are asked to pay for the event within 1 week. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration.

Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams.

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Teams will receive a refund of the registration fee.

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

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Webcast

This event will be live webcast. Check back closer to the event for live streaming links.

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.

Payment

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration. Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams. 

Signature Event Early Bird Policy

  • All Signature Events will have a specific Early Bird Registration that is independent of all local/regional Early Bird systems
    • Each team starts the season with three (3) opportunities to register during the Signature Event Early-Bird period
      • An opportunity is taken away each time the team registers for a Signature Event, whether during the Signature Event Early-Bird period or Standard period
      • A Signature Event Early-Bird opportunity is not taken away if a team registers for a tournament hosted by their school or organization (where the team’s coach is the Event Partner)
    • Early Bird Registration will open 16 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
      • Note: Modifications to this may be made for events in August and September
    • Standard Registration will open 14 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
    • An Event Partner may register their own teams to their Signature Event during Signature Event Early Bird Registration no matter how many other Signature Events they are already registered for  
      • The Event Partner must be the Primary Contact for the teams they are registering