In the Zone Central Valley

09/16/2017
In the Zone Central Valley

Event Code: RE-VRC-17-2849

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 30 / 48

Max Registrations per Organization: 5

Registration Deadline: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 11:59 PM EDT

Price: $125.00


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VEX Robotics Competition - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 5327C Gael Force C Dublin High School Dublin, California, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 315X Paradigm Paradigm Cupertino, California, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 86868R THE RESISTANCE Nibot Robotics Santa Clara, California, United States
Robot Skills Winner (VRC/VEXU) 86868R THE RESISTANCE Nibot Robotics Santa Clara, California, United States
Individual Award Winners
Award Recipient
Volunteer of the Year (VRC/VEXU) Shivakumar Venkataraman
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Volunteer of the Year (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Winner (VRC/VEXU) CREATE U.S. Open

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 30 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
254D The Cheesy Poofs Bellarmine College Prep San Jose, California, United States
254E The Cheesy Poofs Bellarmine College Prep San Jose, California, United States
315A Paradigm Paradigm Cupertino, California, United States
315G Paradigm Paradigm Cupertino, California, United States
315J Paradigm Paradigm Cupertino, California, United States
315X Paradigm Paradigm Cupertino, California, United States
315Z Paradigm Paradigm Cupertino, California, United States
424B BHS blue Bakersfield High School Bakersfield, California, United States
523X DiscoBots California X Central Coast New Tech High School Nipomo, California, United States
1666R Renegade Robotics Renegade Robotics Menlo Park, California, United States
1730A Bull Robotics Bull Robotics Folsom, California, United States
2021A Normalitea Independent Tarzana, California, United States
3324J Sci Fi The Science Academy STEM Magnet Sherman Oaks, California, United States
4649A Ceres Mech Dogs A Ceres High School Ceres, California, United States
4649B Ceres Mech Dogs B Ceres High School Ceres, California, United States
4649C Ceres Mech Dogs C Ceres High School Ceres, California, United States
5327A Gael Force A Dublin High School Dublin, California, United States
5327B Gael Force B Dublin High School Dublin, California, United States
5327C Gael Force C Dublin High School Dublin, California, United States
5327D Gael Force D Dublin High School Dublin, California, United States
5327X Gael Force X Dublin High School Dublin, California, United States
7579E DYNObytes E Next Generation Science and Technology Group Folsom, California, United States
8000A HRS Robohawks Head-Royce School Oakland, California, United States
8000B HRS Robohawks Head-Royce School Oakland, California, United States
9799A Central Robotics Central High School Fresno, California, United States
9799B Central Robotics Central High School Fresno, California, United States
9799C Central Robotics Central High School Fresno, California, United States
21246G DublinRoboticsVexcellence Dublin Robotics Club Dublin, California, United States
21246Z Dublin Robotics - Z team Dublin Robotics Club Dublin, California, United States
86868R THE RESISTANCE Nibot Robotics Santa Clara, California, United States

Please download and reference the 1-page VEX Robotics Competition In The Zone game description.

VRC In The Zone Game Description

 

Please download and review the official 2018 VEX Robotics Competition Qualifying Criteria document for more information regarding qualification to your state/regional championship, national championship, or the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship.

VEX Robotics Competition Qualifying Criteria

 

Participant Consent Form

 

Robot Inspection Checklist

 


Date: 09/16/2017
2320 Central Ave
2320 Central Avenue
Ceres, California 95307
United States

Refund Policy


There is NO Refund offered.  You must either pay robotevents.com or make arrangements with the event partner before September 8, 2016.  If your team has not done this by then you will be dropped from the event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

 

It is inside so bad weather should not matter. However if the event needs to be cancelled due to any other emergency, teams will be notified by the event partner.

Volunteer


Volunteers will be contacted in September.  If you want to volunteer please contact me by end of August at tinacollier@hotmail.com

Agenda

Robot Events: 2017 VEX Robotics In the Zone #1

Agenda

 

7:00 am . . . Doors Open for Volunteers
7:30 am . . . Judge's Meeting - - - Referee's Meeting
8:00 am . . . Team Arrivals / Pits Open - - - Team Check-In and Registration - - - Practice Field Opens - - - Inspection Table Opens
9:00 am . . . Drive Team Meeting (in stands)
9:15 am . . . Opening Ceremony - Please stop all work on robots at this time
9:30 am . . . Qualifying Matches Begin - - - Judging Begins
12:00 pm . . Lunch Begins
12:45 pm . . Qualifying Matches Resume
2:30 pm . . . Qualifying Ends
3:00 pm . . . Alliance Selections - - - Judging Ends - - - 
Field Closes
3:30 pm . . . Final Matches Begin
5:00 pm . . . Awards Ceremony
5:30 pm . . . Team Load-Out - - - Clean-Up Begins

Event Dates

Date: 09/16/2017

Venue/Location:

2320 Central Ave
2320 Central Avenue
Ceres, California 95307
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Tina Collier
Title: Event Partner
Email: tinacollier@hotmail.com
Phone: 209 679-1003
Event Day Phone: 209-679-1003

Secondary Contact
Cindy Cepeda
Title: Event Partner
Email: ccepeda@gmail.com
Phone: 760-985-6095
Event Day Phone: 760-985-6095

Additional Contact Information:

Please contact me if you have any questions rearding this event. 

General Info

Robot Events: 2017 VEX In the Zone Tournament #1

General Info

 

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. The inspection checklist can be found here: The new game information will be posted soon check here often for any information you may need for the game.
http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-robotics-competitionvrc/game-day-running-an-event

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. located here:
http://www.vexforum.com/wiki/index.php/101_Things_You_Should_Known_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.(THERE WILL BE A AREA SETUP OUTSIDE IF YOU NEED TO CUT OR GRIND METAL)

9. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here:
http://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/VEX_Robot_Troubleshooting_Flowchart_0811.pdf

10. 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:
Easy C

Robotc:
RobotC Download

Awards

Remember to bring your engineering notebooks and turn them in when your team registers.

Excellence Award
Tournament Champions
Design Award
Sportsmanship Award
Judges Award
Volunteer of the Year