Event Code: RE-VRC-16-1619
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 0
Event Region: California - South
Max Registrations per Organization: 4
Price: $100.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
All teams will be provided with a table and 4 chairs, and an electrical outlet for charging batteries. Please provide a surge protector as back up.
There will be snack items on sale at the event. a more detailed list will be provided soon. Also, available food eateries will be sent to teams attending after they sign up.
This event is sure to be a fast-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. See Documents.
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
Doors Open & Check in 7:15 a.m.
Practice Field Opens 8:00 a.m.
Inspections 7:15 to 8:30 a.m.
Team Captain Meeting & Opening Ceremony 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Skills 10:00am - 12:00pm (Closed During Lunch) 3 attempts maximum per team
Tournament Qualifying Rounds 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 to 12:45 pm (This may become a working lunch)
Alliance Selection 12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Elimination Rounds 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Awards 2:15 p.m.
Load-out 2:30 p.m.
All volunteers may contact Greg Gracia by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 805-440-3905.
Tournament will proceed as planned unless weather requires a change in plans.
There will be no refunds given.
525 N. Thompson Ave.
Nipomo, CA 93444
Competition Date: 11/05/2016
Southbound 101 Highway:
Take the Willow Street Exit and turn left. Proceed to Thompson Ave. and turn right. Proceed on Thompson Ave. to the stop light and turn right into the school. Go straight towards the football field and the gym will be on your left.
Northbound 101 Highway:
Take the Tefft Ave. Exit and turn right. Proceed to the second stop light and turn left on Thompson Ave. Continue on Thompson to the stop light and turn left into the school. Go straight towards the football field and the gym will be on your left.
Motel 6 Santa Maria
(805) 928-8111 is close by, 10 minutes, and inexpensive. It is clean and there are more expensive hotels close by this one, Fairfiled Inn and Holiday Inn.
We had a live feed on VEX Forum and our youtube channel, NHS Titan Robotics (563), at our last tournament on 9/24/16. We will work to do the same again for this tournament.
Please bring signed Participant Release Forms for all team members (students and adult mentors) to team check-in/registration.Participant Consent Form
Please use the Robot Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to the event:Inspection Checklist
Please download our temporary license plate template if your team has yet to receive license plates:Temporary License Plate Template
Please dowload and print a copy of the Drivers Meeting Notes:Drivers Meeting Notes