West Shore VEX Toss Up Qualifier

01/18/2014
West Shore VEX Toss Up Qualifier

Event Code: RE-VRC-14-1066

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 32 / Spots Open: 13

Price: $75.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Team Award Winners
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 169A The Cavalry THE HAVERFORD SCHOOL Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 5588C Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Towson, Maryland, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 5588E Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Towson, Maryland, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 6599B WSCA 1 WEST SHORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) 5588C Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Towson, Maryland, United States
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) 169Y The Cavalry THE HAVERFORD SCHOOL Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 81W VEXMEN: Wolverine Brandywine Robotics Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) 351A Warp Drivers Warp Drive Robotics Freeland, Maryland, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 169Y The Cavalry THE HAVERFORD SCHOOL Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 169A The Cavalry THE HAVERFORD SCHOOL Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 5588V Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Towson, Maryland, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 5588C Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Towson, Maryland, United States
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Programming

Driver

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 19 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
169E The Cavalry Haverford School Robotics Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States
351A Warp Drivers Free State Robotics Freeland, Maryland, United States
889 Sarah Heinz House Sarah Heinz House Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
3281A Tech Storm 3281 Tech Storm 4-H club York, Pennsylvania, United States
3281B SWAG 3281B Tech Storm 4-H club York, Pennsylvania, United States
5588C Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
5588E Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
5588H Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
5588R Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
5588S Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
5588T Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
5588V Calvert Hall Cardinals Calvert Hall College High School Towson, Maryland, United States
6134R Rebel Robotics III South Hagerstown High School Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
6599B WSCA 2 West Shore Christian Academy Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, United States
6599W WSCA 1 West Shore Christian Academy Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, United States
7748 Wolf Pack Robotics AIM Academy Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, United States
9080S Rebel Robotics II South Hagerstown High School Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
9207A SMS Legit Washington County Public School Smithsburg, Maryland, United States
9833A SMS1 Washington County Public School Smithsburg, Maryland, United States

Documents

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in. Download the VEX/ REC Foundation Consent & Waiver Form.

Robot Inspection Checklist

Teams are invited to perform a pre-inspection on their robots. The Toss Up robot inspection form can be found here.

Agenda

8:30 AM Doors Open and Inspection Begins
10:00 AM Drivers Meeting
10:15 AM Qualification Matches Begin
11:00 AM Skills Challenges Open
12:00 PM Lunch is available for purchase
2:00 PM Skills Challenge Close
2:30 PM Alliance Selection and Elimination Rounds Begin
4:00 PM Awards and Closing

Event Dates

Date: 01/18/2014

Venue/Location:

West Shore Christian Academy
Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania 17011
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Dan Steinfield
Title: Head of School
Email: dsteinfield@westshorechristian.org

Secondary Contact
Dan Steinfield
Title: Head of School
Email: dsteinfield@westshorechristian.org

General Info

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fact-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for 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. The inspection checklist can be found here.

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.
• Goggles/Safety Glasses
• Spare parts & tools
• Batteries and chargers
• Programming cable
• Power strip
• Laptop computer
• Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and
Excellence Awards )
• Banners and other decorations for your team pit
• Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.

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

7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. 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 the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware. easyC firmware can be found here and RobotC firmware can be found at the following links:

easyC

RobotC

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.
Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.