WCA VEX Robotics Tournament

01/27/2018
WCA VEX Robotics Tournament

Event Code: RE-VRC-17-3464

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 25 / 33

Registration Deadline: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 11:59 PM EST

Price: $55.00


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VEX Robotics Competition - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 1069E Critical Mass Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 1069E Critical Mass Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 9019R Robotic Riders Roosevelt High School Johnstown, Colorado, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 3946C Sun Devils Kent Denver School Englewood, Colorado, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 3946E Sun Devils Kent Denver School Englewood, Colorado, United States
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) 1069B Argonauts Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 1069E Critical Mass Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
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.
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) CREATE U.S. Open

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 25 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
974C Chazak N. CO Community Team Berthoud, Colorado, United States
974D Cyber Divas N. CO Community Team Windsor, Colorado, United States
974X Cyberbrains Loveland, CO Community Team Loveland, Colorado, United States
974Z Robo-Masters N. CO Community Team Windsor, Colorado, United States
1069B Argonauts Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
1069E Critical Mass Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
1069F Livewire Berthoud Robotics Berthoud, Colorado, United States
1166X Mountain Dewds Lutheran High School Parker, Colorado, United States
3946C Sun Devils Kent Denver School Englewood, Colorado, United States
3946E Sun Devils Kent Denver School Englewood, Colorado, United States
3946W Sun Devils Kent Denver School Englewood, Colorado, United States
6727A Robo~Sapiens McAuliffe International School Denver, Colorado, United States
6727B VEX Hydra McAuliffe International School Denver, Colorado, United States
6727C VEXtreme McAuliffe International School Denver, Colorado, United States
9019H Endpoint Roosevelt High School Johnstown, Colorado, United States
9019R Robotic Riders Roosevelt High School Johnstown, Colorado, United States
12492C Flying Spaghetti Monsters Erie Middle School Erie, Colorado, United States
12492D Gear Spartans Erie Middle School Erie, Colorado, United States
12492E Lazy Owl Erie Middle School Erie, Colorado, United States
80550X PhyniX - X Windsor Charter Academy Early College High School Windsor, Colorado, United States
80550Y PhYnix - Y Windsor Charter Academy Early College High School Windsor, Colorado, United States
80550Z Phynix - Z Windsor Charter Academy Early College High School Windsor, Colorado, United States
99751A CECFC Robotics Colorado Early Colleges-Fort Collins Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
99751B CECFC Robotics Colorado Early Colleges-Fort Collins Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
99751C CECFC Robotics Colorado Early Colleges-Fort Collins Fort Collins, Colorado, 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

 

Robot Inspection Checklist

 

Participant Release Form

 

Please download this document for information regarding direct qualification to the 2018 CREATE US Open.

CREATE US Open Qualifying Criteria

 


Date: 01/27/2018
Windsor Charter Academy Middle/High School
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, Colorado 80550
United States

Travel Info

 

Windsor Charter Academy Middle/High School
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, Colorado 80550
United States

Refund Policy

We will issue a refund to any team cancelling before 1-7-2017. 

Should we have to cancel the event we will refund teams. The $5.00 RobotEvents fee is non-refundable.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of  bad weather, the tournament may be cancelled.  We will make every effort to run the event as planned. Emails will be sent the morning of the competition if the weather is in question.  You may contact Micki at 970-978-6286 to check the status of the event.

Volunteer

We need your help!  

We are asking each team to provide 1 volunteer.   Click here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0C4DA4AE2DA3FC1-wcavex 

Questions?  contact  Micki call or text (970) 978-6286 or e-mail:  vex.robotics@windsorcharteracademy.org    Thank you!

 

Agenda

UPDATED AGENDA

7:00 a.m. Volunteer Check-In

7:30-8:00: Team check-in

8-9:30 Robot Inspection

7:30-8:30 Ref training

8:30-1:30 Skills Fields open

9:00-9:30: Opening Remarks/Drivers Meeting

9:30-12:30: Qualification Rounds

12:30-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-1:30 Alliance Selection

1:30-3:30: Finals

3:30-4:00 Awards

 

 

Saturday

7:30 - 9:30 Pits open, inspection and registration begins
9:00 - 9:30 Drivers meeting
9:30 - 12:00 Qualifying matches
8:00 - 12:00 Robot Skills and Programming Skills Challenge *
9:30 - 12:00 Judging of teams - Judges will come to teams in the pit area for interviews
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Qualifying matches
1:00 - 2:00 Robot Skills and Programming Skills Challenge *
2:00 - 2:30 Alliance selections
2:30 - 4:00 Tournament
4:30 - 5:00 Awards


* Each team will be given four attempts at either Robot Skills Challenge or Programming Skills or any mix of the two. Attempts after 4 total will not be used.

Event Dates

Date: 01/27/2018

Venue/Location:

Windsor Charter Academy Middle/High School
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, Colorado 80550
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Micki Hawkins
Title: WCA Robotics Coach
Email: vex.robotics@windsorcharteracademy.org
Phone: 970-978-6286

Secondary Contact
Ryan Hawkins
Title: WCA Robotics Coach
Email: rm_hawkins@msn.com
Phone: 9702159070
Event Day Phone: 9702159070

General Info

Competition Preparation

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 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.

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

5. Be sure to read '101 Things You Should Know 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.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. 

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware. 

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.
Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.

Skills Challenges

All teams will be given 4 skills runs of their choosing. Three runs will be allowed before lunch and one after. If you elect to stop a run early, that run cannot be made up. NO EXCEPTIONS.