Event Code: RE-VRC-18-6808
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 50 / Spots Open: 0
Event Region: Texas - Region 1
Max Registrations per Organization: 5
Price: $35.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Additional Contact Information:
J. M. Hanks High School's main number is 915-434-5000, should you have further questions. The operator will direct your call.
Welcome to Hanks High School, the Kingdom of Champions. We are excited to host our regions second season opener on December 15, 2018, with Turning Point @ Hanks. This event will be qualifier for the Regional State Championship in March. Attached you will find the Agenda for the day, as well as other information you might need. There is plenty of parking around Hanks High School, but we recommend that you unload your equipment on the Montwood side of the building. The event is going to be in our Main Gym, which is closer to that entrance. There is also parking for buses and larger vehicles on the Montwood and Lee Trevino side of the school.
You will find numerous restaurants and fast food establishments for lunch and snacks. Our cafeteria facility will be open for your convenience, should you have food delivered.
We invite everyone to wear a favorite holiday, winter, or Christmas hat, cap, or headband to celebrate the season. Let's kick off "Turning Point" with a huge welcome from us all!
Agenda for December 15th, 2018
Turning Point @ Hanks
7:00 AM Doors open for volunteers
7:30 AM Registration begins
Practice Field opens
Drop off Engineering notebooks at Inspection Station
8:10 AM Driver’s meeting by Skills field
8:45 AM Skills Field opens
9:00 AM Practice rounds (2 per team)
10:00 AM Qualifying rounds begin
12:00PM Lunch Break
12:45 PM Qualifying Matches continue
3:00PM Qualifying Matches end
3:15PM Alliance Selection (12 x 2)
Pick up Engineering Notebooks at Inspection Station
3:45 PM Elimination Matches begin
4:00 Pm Skills Field Closes (collect all scores)
5:00 PM Award Ceremony Judge’s award, Design Award, Driving Skills Award, Programming Award, Tournament Finalists, Tournament Champions
5:30 PM We all go home!
Thank you to our volunteers. None of this could happen without you. Please arrive at 7:00 AM. We will provide coffee and pastries while we prepare for the day and get everyone situated in their roles. We will host a courtesy room for you to enjoy throughout the day and lunch will be provided.
In the unlikely event that we should have a weather event, or any other type of emergency situation, and the tournament has to be cancelled, we will refund all funds that have been paid, minus the REC fee ($5.00). If the REC Foundation waives its fees due to any unforseen event, we will refund that as well.. Most likely we would know of any such event in advance and would notify you wia email to your sponsor/coach/mentor.
Should you need to withdraw from the tournament for whatever reasons, please notify us with two weeks notice. This will give us a chance to notify any teams that might be on the waiting list. If we can fill your spot during the two weeks, we will refund your payment in full.
Hanks High School is located in east El Paso. Coming in on I10 you would take the Lee Trevino exit and head north to the intersaction of Montwood and Lee Trevino. If you are traveling on loop 375, you will take the Montwood exit and head west to Montwood and Lee Trevino.
Should you plan on staying over night, please let us know and we can send you a list of nearby hotels.
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