Kansas TSA State Turning Point

04/17/2019
Kansas TSA State Turning Point

Event Code: RE-VRC-18-7112

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 15 / Spots Open: 0

Max Registrations per Organization: 3

Price: $25.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Ranking

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Waitlist

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Team List ( 15 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
755A Overlord Centre Schools K-12 Lost Springs, Kansas, United States
4101A Trojans Hillsboro Middle/high School Hillsboro, Kansas, United States
4101C The Other Guy Hillsboro Middle/high School Hillsboro, Kansas, United States
4101J Circuit Overload Hillsboro Middle/high School Hillsboro, Kansas, United States
7862K VEXellence Hesston High School Hesston, Kansas, United States
7862S Kamikaze Heroes Hesston High School Hesston, Kansas, United States
7862X Stoopid Mistakes Hesston High School Hesston, Kansas, United States
31848A Robodawgs Mcpherson High School McPherson, Kansas, United States
31848B RoboDawgs McPherson High School McPherson, Kansas, United States
31848C Yeetbot 2.0 McPherson High School McPherson, Kansas, United States
47511A TIKX QUAD USD 475-Junction City High School Junction City, Kansas, United States
50027A ROBO PANTHERS Derby High School Derby, Kansas, United States
50027C The Fire Ferrets Derby High School Derby, Kansas, United States
55732A Hounds Robotics Maryville High School Maryville, Missouri, United States
66086B Botcats Basehor-linwood High School Basehor, Kansas, United States

Date: 04/17/2019
Webster Conference Center
2601 North Ohio Street
Salina, Kansas 67401
United States

Travel Info

Travel Information:

This tournament location is:
2601 N Ohio St, Salina, KS 67401
(785) 827-6565
There are lodging facilities and restaurants within a mile of this conference location.

Refund Policy

If you would like a refund you will need to contact Creigh Bell at least 2 weeks prior to the tournament start date.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event will not be rescheduled.

Volunteer

If you would like to help at the event, please contact Creigh Bell at creigh.bell@usd410.net.

Agenda

11:30 Venue Opens
12:00 Registration, Sign up for field times & Inspection
12:30 Skills Challenges Begin (one team every 12 minutes)
4:30 Elimination Match Tournament seeding
4:45 Driver's Meeting
5:00 Elimination Match Tournament
6:00 Awards Ceremony
6:30 venue Closes

Event Dates

Date: 04/17/2019

Venue/Location:

Webster Conference Center
2601 North Ohio Street
Salina, Kansas 67401
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Creigh Bell
Email: creigh.bell@usd410.net
Phone: 6203825822
Event Day Phone: 6203825822

Secondary Contact
Ruth DeLange
Email: rdelange@usd260.com
Phone: 6203663388
Event Day Phone: 6203663388

General Info

TEAMS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING TO COMPETE:

Consent Form - A completed VEX REC Consent form for each team member. 

Robot Inspection Checklist - A Robot Inspection Checklist with the Team's i.d. number and member initials.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

Food & Drinks

Outside food and drinks are acceptable at this venue. Please be courteous and care for your items so as to leave the venue in as good or better condition than found upon arrival.

General Information

Competition Preparation: This event is sure to be fast-paced and exciting. All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments.

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. 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

4. 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.

5. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.

6. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.

7. To ensure that you have the latest version of firmware make sure that you have the latest update of your programming software.