Event Code: RE-VRC-18-5116
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 60 / Spots Open: 0
Event Region: Minnesota
Price: $175.00This event is closed to registration because:
Date: 02/01/2019 - 02/02/2019
Grade Level: Middle School
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Minnesota VRC – Middle School has been granted 3 World Championship spots:
1 Excellence Award Winner
2 Tournament Champions
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 offered 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.
This is Minnesota's State Championship for VRC Middle School teams. This event is the largest event in Minnesota, with teams from high school, middle school, and IQ competing under one roof.
(Please note the Agenda is subject to change)
**Note - all teams need to be checked in by 4:00 pm on Friday night or in contact with the event coordinator. Teams that have not checked in by that time will not be allowed to participate.
Friday February 1st:
3:00 p.m. - Pits open and inspections - Haus C
4:00 p.m. - Check In Closes
5:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony - Haus A all Divisions
6:00 p.m. - Qualification Rounds - Haus B
8:00 p.m. - End Qualifications
8:30 p.m. - Venue closes
Saturday February 2nd:
8:00 a.m. - Venue Opens
8:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremony - Parade of Teams - Haus A all Divisions
9:30 a.m. - Qualifications Rounds - Haus B
12:15 p.m. - Lunch - On your own - Concessions or local - No food brought in
1:00 p.m. - Speaker - TBD - Haus A all Divisions
1:25 p.m. - Qualifications Rounds - Haus B
3:30 p.m. - End Qualification Rounds
***Skills closes after last qualification match****
3:45 p.m. - Alliance Selection Begins - Haus B
4:00 p.m. - Speaker - TBD
4:15 p.m. - Elimination Brackets Begin
5:30 p.m. - Awards and Closing
6:00 p.m. - Venue Closes
We need alot of volunteers! Please consider helping out. Click on the link to sign up.
Due to the size of this event, this event will not be cancelled. If bad weather was to occur, use your own descretion on attending the event. Some suggestions are to come a day early to get ahead of the weather, or stay a day later to avoid.
There are no refunds for this event at all.
2019 VEX Robotics State Championship Hotel Info
Best Western Kelly Inn 320-253-0606
$106.00 Plus Tax
Located downtown St. Cloud connected to River’s Edge Convention Center. Includes pool and Green Mill Restaurant onsite.
Country Inn & Suites East 320-252-8282
$125.00 Plus Tax
Located near downtown St. Cloud. Includes pool and complimentary Hot Be Our Guest Breakfast.
Courtyard by Marriott 320-654-1661
Located downtown St. Cloud connected to River’s Edge Convention Center. Includes pool and Bistro/Starbucks.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 320-240-8000
$117.99 Plus Tax
Located off I-94 in St. Cloud. Includes two pools and complimentary Hot Express Start Breakfast Bar.