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British Columbia South Island Challenge

11/17/2017 - 11/18/2017
British Columbia South Island Challenge

Event Code: RE-VRC-17-2905

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 50 / Spots Open: 5

Event Region: Vancouver Island (BC)

Max Registrations per Organization: 17

Price: CA$50.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 11/17/2017 - 11/18/2017

Venue/Location:

Shawnigan Lake School
1975 Renfrew Road
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W1
Canada


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

The South Island Challenge is the third competition of PYRS Robotics season. 

It is a Qualification Event

Agenda

Friday, November 17th, 2017 
Technical inspections & Practice fields open 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 
Doors open at 7:30am.
Opening Ceremonies 9:00am
Qualification Rounds 9:15am - 2:30pm
Elimination Rounds by about 3:00 - 4:30pm
Awards 5:00pm 
Event wrap-up at 5:30pm

Volunteer

Volunteers are vital contributors to the success of our events. Read about opportunities to participate here.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of an incident or circumstance effecting this event, PYRS will undertake three notification strategies.

  1. 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.  
  2. The same information will also be e-mailed to all registered team coaches.
  3. An incident notification will also be sent to all twitter accounts following the PYRSReporter 

Refund Policy

Event cancellation

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).

Team cancellation

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 PYRS reserves the right to withdrawn registration privileges of teams found to be abusing these terms (e.g. repeated team cancellations due to speculative registration).

Sponsor

Sponsored By:
iDesign Solutions
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