Event Code: RE-VRC-17-3453
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 0
Event Region: Washington
Max Registrations per Organization: 13
Price: $60.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered : Yes
Payment must be recieved within two weeks of registration or teams may be moved to the waiting list. We can no longer allow teams to compete without pre payment.
1. Make sure all sharp edges are filed out smooth
2. Make sure your robot fits in a 18" x 18" x 18" box
3. Make sure you have a 9 volt back up battery and holder
4. Make sure your remote batteries and robot batteries are charged and ready to go.
We will be selling pizzas for $12 at this tournament. Cheese, Peperoni and Ham and pineapple
Team's first priority is to be present for their qualifying matches to ensure a fair opportunity for their alliance partners to do their best.
If your robot is not functioning for a match make sure to send a representative to the field to represent your robot.
Make every effort to get judged and participate in the programming and skills challenges. Teams that don't do this will not be eligible for the excellence award.
This VRC event is a qualifying event to the Washington VRC State Championships and is open to all registered VRC teams. The following awards will qualify to the Washington State Championship:
(1) - Excellence
(3) - Tournament Champions
(1) - Design Award
The event must meet the VRC Qualifying Criteria for the results to upload to RobotEvents, which can be viewed in the Uploaded Documents. The state qualification spots are determined by the capacity of the State Championship, the number of events in the state, and the size of the event. The number of state championship spots for each local event are initially determined by the event capacity and will be reassessed one week prior to the event. If you have questions about the State Championship qualification process, please contact your Regional Support Manager, Lisa Schultz at Lisa_Schultz@roboticseducation.org.
7:30 Doors open, registration open, pits open
8:00 Inspection starts
8:45 Practice matches
9:45 Opening ceremonies and driver meeting
10:00 Qualifications, skills challenges and judging
1:00 Qualifications, skills challenges, and judging
3:00 Qualifications end, skills challenges end
3:15 Alliance selection
5:45 Please stick around for clean-up!
If you would like to volunteers should contact Robert Robinett at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are in need of assistant referees and queueing help.
In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where I will post updates about the event status as needed. Feel free to text me at the number you recived in when you registered.
All requests for refunds must be made 2 weeks prior to the event. Refunds if approved will be processed once payment has been recieved by the RECF. The refund will be for the full amount minus a $5 processing fee (Charged by the RECF). If the event is full and your team cannot be replaced then no refund will be given. If your team can be replaced, then a refund would be given.
We will have a webcast if we have the volunteers to handle this activity.
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
Please download this document for information regarding direct qualification to the 2018 CREATE US Open.CREATE US Open Qualifying Criteria
This is the RECF release form. The RECF would like each person attending the tournament to fill out the form and turn it in at registration.Release form