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Vanden Robotics Starstruck HS VEX Tournament sponsored by iDesign

12/10/2016
Vanden Robotics Starstruck HS VEX Tournament sponsored by iDesign

Event Code: RE-VRC-16-5102

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 36 / Spots Open: 0

Event Region: California - North

Max Registrations per Organization: 8

Price: $75.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 12/10/2016

Venue/Location:

Vanden High School
2951 Markley Lane
Fairfield, California 94533
United States


Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

The Vanden High Robotics program is excited to host our 9th Vex Tournament.  Starstruck looks like an exciting game and we can't wait to see all the cool designs and talk with some amazing students.

This year we will be hosting a middle school tournament and a high school tournament at the same time.  

All teams will be provided with a table and 2 chairs, and an electrical outlet for charging batteries. Please provide your own surge protector.  Food will be available for purchase (pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, waters, fruit, chips, donuts, and coffee).

Agenda

Friday, 12/9
5 pm - 8 pm: Optional load in, Inspection, and Practice

Saturday, 12/10
7:00 am: Doors Open, Registration, and Inspections
8:15 am: Drivers Meeting
8:45 am: Opening Ceremonies
9:00 am - 11:30 am: Qualifying Matches
11:30 am - 12:15 pm: Lunch
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm: Qualifying Matches
2:30 pm: Alliance Selection
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Elimination Matches
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Awards and Closing ceremonies.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Cleaning up!!

Volunteer

Volunteers may be needed to assist with Field Reset, Setup and Teardown. Email Devina Velasquez at dvelasquez@vandenrobotics.com if you have folks that can help out.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If bad weather is in the forecast 3 nights before the event, I will send out an email with instructions of how we will proceed and precautions we will take.  In the past, it has rained and we have had no problems with the event still continuing.

Refund Policy

No refunds after 11/28/2016 unless we can fill your spot with another team from the Waiting List.

Teams that have not paid by 11/28/2016 will be moved to the Waiting List.


Date: 12/10/2016
Vanden High School
2951 Markley Lane
Fairfield, California 94533
United States

Travel Info

For those coming from the Bay Area...
Hilton Garden Inn
2200 The Courtyard
Fairfield, CA 94533

For those coming from the Sacto Area...
Hampton Inn
800 Mason St
Vacaville, CA 95688

Documents

Please bring signed Participant Release Forms for all team members (students and adult mentors) to team check-in:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/vrc-participant-release-form.pdf

Please use the Robot Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to the event:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/inspection-checklist-vrc.pdf

For a checklist to prepare your team for this event, please read
“101 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First VEX Tournament”:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/101-things.pdf

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