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2018 California VRC High School State Championship - Central California

Date
9-Mar-2018 - 10-Mar-2018
Event Code
RE-VRC-17-4583
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Capacity
51
Spots Open
0
Event Region
California - South
Price
$250.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

California VRC – This High School event has been granted 14 2018 World Championship spots:

1 Excellence Award Winner
3 Tournament Champions
3 Tournament Finalists

6Tournament Semifinalists
1 Design Award Winner
 

If a team double-qualifies for a World Championship spot, the state’s next highest ranking team from the World Skills Standings up to and including the State Championship receives the invitation. World Championship invitations from the World Skills Standings are issued by email after the results of the State Championship have been posted at robotevents.com, and will not be announced at the State Championship.

World Championship qualifying awards and invitations are issued to teams whether or not the teams have expressed an intention to attend the event. Unaccepted World Championship invitations are not offered or transferred to other teams.

NOTE on STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SITE SELECTION: Choose wisely if this is the event you are selecting...  Once you register you will NOT be able to move to a different city.  You will NOT be refunded your fee and teams will be moved to the wait list if they have not completed the payment by February 15, 2018.  It is your responsibility to make sure that the payments have been processed in time.  We will use the visible record of payment on robotevents.com to make the determination.  


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Mar-2018 - 10-Mar-2018

Venue/Location:
Kern County Fair
1142 South P Street
Bakersfield, California 93307
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Friday, March 9, 2018

5:00 PM Teams check in, set up pit area, robot inspection. Robots that have passed inspection may take some of their skills run to save time on Saturday.  Each team may take up to 3 runs in driver challenge and up to 3 runs in autonomous challenge for the event.  

6:30 Venue closes.  Robots that have passed inspection need to remain on site.  Those that do not remain will need to be reinspected on Saturday morning.  

 

Saturday, March 10, 2018

7:00 AM  Volunteer Check In

7:30 AM Team Check in, Pit set up, robot inspection begins. 

8:30 AM  ALL TEAMS PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT NEED TO BE CHECKED IN OR WILL BE DROPPED FROM THE MATCH SCHEDULE. 

8:45 AM  Event/Driver Meeting, Pits CLOSED

9:00 AM  Opening Ceremony, Pits CLOSED

9:15 AM Matches and Judging begins

12:00 PM Lunch break

12:45 PM Matches and Judging continues

2:30 PM Alliance Selection

3:15 PM Elimination brackets begin

5:00 PM Finals and Awards

5:30 PM Pits/event closes

Volunteer

Volunteers are welcome and appreciated.  Please use this Google Form to sign up for any of the CA State Championship events (one form is used for all of the CA events regardless of program or level): https://goo.gl/forms/l3eB343xDTQlmCql2 

55 good people are needed to to run this division.  We have technical and non-technical positions, several roles do not require prior experience.

 

Technical Positions                                                                                          Non Technical Positions                                                            

     Robot Inspectors                                                                                              Team Check In                                                

     Referees                                                                                                           Volunteer Check In

     Judges                                                                                                               Team Queuing

     Tournament Manager Operators                                                                        Skills Field Assistant

     Skills Field Referee                                                                                             Field Reset

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on Robotevents.com where updates about the event status will be posted as needed.  Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency.   Make sure your team contact information is up to date in your robotevents.com account, as this is the information that will be used to contact your team. 

Refund Policy

Choose wisely if this is the event you are selecting...  Once you register you will NOT be able to move to a different city.  You will NOT be refunded your fee and teams will be moved to the wait list if they have not completed the payment by February 15, 2018.  It is your responsibility to make sure that the payments have been processed in time.  We will use the visible record of payment on robotevents.com to make the determination.  

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