Hurricane North East Arkansas (High School Only) VRC Regional

12/09/2017
Hurricane North East Arkansas  (High School Only) VRC Regional

Event Code: RE-VRC-17-3750

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 25 / Spots Open: 1

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Price: $55.00


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VEX Robotics Competition - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 7776Z SHHS Bears Sylvan Hills High School Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 7776Z SHHS Bears Sylvan Hills High School Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 5691Y 5691Y Bryant High School Bryant, Arkansas, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 99402D Hurricane Camille Academies at Jonesboro High School Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 6980A KARMA Star City High School Star City, Arkansas, United States
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) 1341W Monticello OEC Robotics Monticello Schools OEC Monticello, Arkansas, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 7776A SHHS Bears Sylvan Hills High School Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Arkansas VEX Robotics High School State Championship
State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Arkansas VEX Robotics High School State Championship
State/Regional Championship
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 ( 24 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
1341W Monticello Robotics Monticello Schools OEC Monticello, Arkansas, United States
5691X Athena Bryant High School Bryant, Arkansas, United States
5691Y 5691Y Bryant High School Bryant, Arkansas, United States
6980A KARMA Star City High School Star City, Arkansas, United States
6980B WALL-E Star City High School Star City, Arkansas, United States
6980C The GOATs Star City High School Star City, Arkansas, United States
7776A SHHS Bears Sylvan Hills High School Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
7776B SHHS Bears Sylvan Hills High School Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
7776Z SHHS Bears Sylvan Hills High School Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
20855A Team A Osceola High School Osceola, Arkansas, United States
20855B Team B Osceola High School Osceola, Arkansas, United States
20855C Team C Osceola High School Osceola, Arkansas, United States
31501C OTOM North East Arkansas Career and Tech Center Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
72441D Manila High School #4 Manila High School Manila, Arkansas, United States
72442A Manila High School Team 1 Manila High School Manila, Arkansas, United States
72442B Manila High School Team 2 Manila High School Manila, Arkansas, United States
72442C Manila High School Team 3 Manila High School Manila, Arkansas, United States
79042B Osprey North East Arkansas Career and Tech Center jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
87686A MOAB North East Arkansas Career and Tech Center Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
92298A Dream Team North East Arkansas Career and Tech Center Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
99402A Hurricane Robotics Black Academies at Jonesboro High School Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
99402B Hurricane Robotics Gold Academies at Jonesboro High School Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
99402C Hurricane Robotics Red Academies at Jonesboro High School Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
99402D Hurricane Robotics Gray Academies at Jonesboro High School Jonesboro, Arkansas, 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

 


Date: 12/09/2017
MacArthur Junior High
1615 Wilkins Avenue
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
United States

Travel Info

A map with event locations can be accessed here.

Refund Policy

Refunds for registration will only be give if a team cancels 14 days before the event. Refunds will not include the $5 Robotevents fee, which is non-refundable.

 

Contact Phillip Cook for information about refunds.  phillip.cook@jonesboroschools.net

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event will follow the inclement weather and emergency policies of Jonesboro Public Schools

Volunteer

To volunteer for this event, email phillip.cook@jonesboroschools.net, deb.cook@jonesboroschools.net, or stuart.simpson@jonesboroschools.net

Agenda

Tentative schedule:

Door Open to Volunteers at 7:00 am

Doors Open to Teams 7:30 am

7:30am-9:00am Judging, Inspections

9:00 am Team Meeting
9:15 am Opening Ceremony / Announcements
9:30 am -12:15 pm Qualifying Matches
12:15 pm-1:15 pm Lunch
1:00 pm -3:00 pm Qualifying Matched(Continued)
3:15 pm Alliance Selection 3 team alliances
3:45 pm Elimination Matches
5:15 pm Awards / Closing Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 12/09/2017

Venue/Location:

MacArthur Junior High
1615 Wilkins Avenue
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
United States

Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Phillip Cook
Email: phillip.cook@jonesboroschools.net
Phone: 870-933-5881
Event Day Phone: 870-219-2300

Secondary Contact
Deb Cook
Email: deb.cook@jonesboroschools.net
Phone: 870-933-5881
Event Day Phone: 870-933-5881

General Info

*This tournament is over capacity.  Feel free to place teams on the waitlist.  If there is a cancellation we will add teams on a first sign-up first served basis.*

 

Competition Preparation

All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

  • 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.
  • Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.
  • Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com
  • 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
  • Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.
  • Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
  • Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.
  • 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.
  • Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.
  • Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.
  • 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.