BC Season Opener and Qualifier
- 13-Oct-2017 - 14-Oct-2017
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Field Control System
- VEXNet Field Control
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Standard Registration Opens
- 16-Sep-2017 23:59 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 6-Oct-2017 23:59 EDT
- This event currently has no spaces available.
- It is past the registration deadline.
The PYRS Season Opener is the first Tournament of the BC Competitive Robotics Season. It attracts a broad range of early stage designs and implementations as teams subject their concepts and ideas to the rigours of real world game play.
Experienced coaches reinforce the value of prototyping early and often and the BC Season Opener is a good place to start. I
The BC Season Opener is a qualifying event.
Grade Level: All
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Event Dates & Locations
Date: 13-Oct-2017 - 14-Oct-2017Venue/Location:
4600 Parker St.
Burnaby, British Columbia V5C 3E2
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Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Technical inspections & Practice fields open 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017
7:30am Doors open
8:00am Tech. Inspection / Practice Rounds
9:00am Opening Ceremonies
9:30 am Qualification Rounds
12:30pm Qualification Rounds
2:30pm Alliance Selection
3:00pm Elimination Rounds
all times approximate
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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
In case of an incident or circumstance effecting this event, PYRS will undertake three notification strategies.
- An advisory describing the situation (e.g. inclement weather) and the action being taken (e.g. event cancellation) will be posted to this RobotEvents event listing under this tab.
- The same information will also be e-mailed to all registered team coaches.
- An incident notification will also be sent to all twitter accounts following the PYRSReporter
Refund and Payment Policies
Should the event be cancelled, registration fees will be refunded to all teams in full
(less RECF administration fees if initially paid by credit card).
Registered teams needing to cancel will be eligible for a full refund if notification of cancellation is submitted prior to freezeing (publication of) the qualification match schedule.
Refund terms are as above.
Full refunds (or event credits) for teams that have paid by cash or cheque,
Less RECF administration fees if registration was initially paid by credit card.
Please note: We consider our cancellation and refund terms to be very lenient. PYRS reserves the right to withdrawn registration privileges of teams found to be abusing these terms (e.g. repeated team cancellations due to speculative registration).
The Professional Engineers & Geologists of B.C.
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