Northwest Michigan VRC MS/HS Tower Takeover League

12/10/2019 - 02/06/2020
Northwest Michigan VRC MS/HS Tower Takeover League

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-0174

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: League

Capacity: 32 / Spots Open: 22

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Registration Deadline: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 7:51 PM EST

Price: $165.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Judges Award (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 ( 10 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
1245A GTA 1245A Grand Traverse Academy TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan, United States
1313A RoboRunners Curiousworx, LLC Traverse City, Michigan, United States
1628A Ascension St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Traverse City, Michigan, United States
1628B Holy Crusaders St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Traverse City, Michigan, United States
1628C Seton Saints St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Traverse City, Michigan, United States
1628D Faith Builders St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Traverse City, Michigan, United States
2446A Christ In Action (CIA) St. Francis High School Traverse City, Michigan, United States
3767X Titan Robotics TC West Senior High School Traverse City, Michigan, United States
7567A GTA 7567A Grand Traverse Academy Traverse City, Michigan, United States
7567C GTA 7657C Grand Traverse Academy Traverse City, Michigan, United States

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form Spainish.

Participant Release Form Spainish

 

Participant Release Form.

Participant Release Form

 

REC Foundation Code of Conduct.

REC Foundation Code of Conduct

 

VRC Qualifying Criteria.

VRC Qualifying Criteria

 

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex

 

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5

 

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description

 

Webcast

No webcast is currently planned


Date: 12/10/2019
St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Date: 01/07/2020
St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Date: 01/21/2020
St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Date: 02/04/2020
St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Date: 02/06/2020
St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States

Travel Info

Travel to the school should not experience any delays.  Check back for any known travel issues.

Refund Policy

There are no refunds for this event.

All team registrations MUST BE PAID within 2 weeks of your team registration date and at least 1 week prior to the event.  Failure to meet these payment policies may result in your team being moved to the wait list.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

It is unlikely we will cancel. All reasonable efforts will be made to inform teams of any cancelations due to incliment weather. Please monitor event status on Robot Events cancelations will be posted there. 

Volunteer

Volunteers are what make our robotics events thrive.  Please consider helping at this and other regional events.  The State Championship will also be happening on Feb 28, 29 and March 1st at the Grand Traverse Resort.  

Your help is always welcome and appreicated.  
Contact Philip Leete if you are interested in learning more about volunteering.

philip@quarkmine.com, 231-409-0184

Agenda

Agenda is Subject to Change

Teams who play in at least 60% of the League Play Days will be eligable to compete in the Ellimination Matches.  All teams are eligable for Judging and Skills Runs on the final day.

kills will be availabe at the League Finals only.

League Play Days:

  • December 10,January 7, 21, February 4
    • 5:00pm - Check in
    • 5:15pm - Check in Deadline
    • 5:30pm - League Matches (Teamwork Challenge only)
    • 7:30pm - Event Ends

League Finals

  • Febuary 6
    • 3:30pm - Checkin
    • 3:45pm - Skills Runs are Open for Teams (Maximum 3 Driver and 3 Autunomous)
    • 4:00pm - Deadline for Notebooks to be turned in (Excellence and Design Awards)
    • 5:30pm - Alliance Selection
    • 6:00pm - Eliminiation Matches and Awards
    • 7:00pm - League Ends

Event Dates

Date: 12/10/2019

Venue/Location:

St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States


Date: 01/07/2020

Venue/Location:

St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States


Date: 01/21/2020

Venue/Location:

St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States


Date: 02/04/2020

Venue/Location:

St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States


Date: 02/06/2020

Venue/Location:

St. Francis High School
123 East Eleventh Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Philip Leete
Email: philipleete@gmail.com
Phone: 231-409-0184
Event Day Phone: 231-409-0184

Secondary Contact
Carol Johnson
Email: cjohnson@gtacs.org
Phone: (231) 645-3652
Event Day Phone: (231) 645-3652

General Info

A VEX VRC League differes from tournaments by giving teams the opportunity to participate in multiple miniture competitions that will end in the League Finals.  Teams will continue to modify and improve their robot designs throughout the league.

Grand Traverse Area Catholic School will play host for our league days.  

Notes:

  • This League will be Judged for Excellence and Design Awards.  Please see the Awards Tab for information about State Championship Advancement.

    • Teams wishing to compete for these awards must be submitted by 4:00 at the League Finals.

  • Space is limited at league dates and the layout is NOT designed for spectators.  Please encourage families and guests to attend the tournaments
  • All team registrations MUST BE PAID within 2 weeks of your team registration date and at least 1 week prior to the event.  Failure to meet these payment policies may result in your team being moved to the wait list.
  • Volunteering at an event is a great way to engage parents - contact Philip Leete for volunteer information

If you have questions about this event, please reach out to Philip Leete.  We look forward to seeing you this season.

Philip Leete - philip@quarkmine.com, 231-409-0184