Event Code: RE-VRC-18-6942
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 3
Event Region: Maryland
Max Registrations per Organization: 4
Price: $100.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: Middle School
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
The VRC State Championship is a one day event. Teams must qualify for the tournament by participating in a regional event by January 26th, 2019. Teams qualify by winning awards at a local tournament or by invitation based on the highest skills scores posted in Maryland during the season.
Maryland 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 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.
Final updated agenda
7:30am doors open
7:30 check in / inspection opens
8am skills open
8:30 Judging interviews begin
9:15 all teams inspected and checked in,
9:30 skills closed
9:45 opening ceremony/driver meeting
10:00 first match and skills field opens
11:00 match break
11:20 resume matches
12:45 matches resume until 1:30
1:45 skills field closes
2:00 alliance selection, 8 alliances chosen
2:15 playoff begins
3:15 pm finals and awards
We are currenly seeking the following key positions for experienced volunteers who have filled one of these roles at a local tournament:
We will have training available on-site for these positions. All volunteers will receive meals, snacks and a free shirt.
In the event of bad weather we will attempt to modify the event to fit within this weekend. In the event of a complete cancellation details will be emailed to teams on how to proceed.
We must go by Baltimore County Public School weather policy. If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will partially refund teams.
There is a possibility of a snow date. The snow date is March 9th.
Refunds will be issued up to February 15, 2019. Any teams cancelling beyond this date or not showing for the event will not receive a refund. If the event is cancelled we will issue refunds to teams who cannot attend the alternate date.
There is a possible date and location to reschedule the competition. More will be announced if there is a threat of injry.
If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will refund teams minus the $5 fee that RECF charges us.
If a team cancels at least 24 hours before the event, we will refund the team minus the $5 fee that RECF charges us