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Tracy NorCal VEX Skyrise Tournament

Date
31-Jan-2015
Event Code
RE-VRC-15-1889
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Capacity
74
Spots Open
7
Event Region
California - North
Price
$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Location

Tracy is conveniently located in the Central Valley at the intersection of I-5 and I-580, about 50 miles east of the SF Bay Area, and about 60 miles south of the Sacramento area.

Facility

The competition will be in the gym. We will have 2 fields for matches, with plenty of seating for spectators. There will also be a field for skills challenges, and a practice field. The pit area, registration, and snack bar will be next door in the cafeteria - each team will have a table. Our snack bar will be open with snacks, drinks, and lunches available for purchase.

Awards

Excellence Award
3 Tournament Champions
3 Tournament Finalists
Design Award
Sportsmanship Award
Build Award
Create Award
Judge's Award

Tournament Results

Results from the tournament will be posted live here on our tournament page on Robot Events. They will also be displayed on screens in both the cafeteria and the gym.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 31-Jan-2015

Venue/Location:
Merrill F West High School
Tracy, California 95376
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

7:15 am - Doors Open - Registration, Inspections, Practice
8:30 am - Drivers' Meeting
9:00 am - Qualifying Rounds & Skills Challenges
12:00 pm - Lunch Break
12:30 pm - Qualifying Rounds & Skills Challenges
3:45 pm - Alliance Selection
4:00 pm - Elimination Rounds
5:00 pm - Finals & Awards


Date: 31-Jan-2015
Merrill F West High School
Tracy, California 95376
United States

Travel Info

Contact the Event Coordinator, Randy Moehnke, at rmoehnke@tusd.net if you need hotel information.


Directions


From the Bay Area, take I-580 east to I-205 east. Take the Grant Line Road exit. Turn right on Grant Line Road. Turn right on Corral Hollow Road. Turn left on Lowell Ave.

From the South Central Valley, take I-5 north to I-580 north/west. Take the Corral Hollow Road exit. Turn right on Corral Hollow Road. Turn right on Lowell Ave.

From the North Central Valley, take I-5 south to I-205 west. Take the Tracy Blvd exit. Turn left on Tracy Blvd. Turn right on Lowell Ave.

Parking


Park in the main parking lot, between the stadium and the school. The tournament will be in the Cafeteria and Main Gym, which are next to each other, just west of the main parking lot. Enter through the breezeway between the cafeteria and the gym.

Documents

Complete a VEX Release Form for each participant and bring to the tournament.

Inspect your robot using the Skyrise Inspection Checklist and be sure it passes inspection before you come to the tournament.

Be sure you are familiar with the Game rules for Skyrise.