Event Code: RE-VRC-19-0590
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 32 / Spots Open: 16
Event Region: Colorado
Max Registrations per Organization: 6
Price: $55.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
All participants need to have a completed and signed consent rorm. This includes students, volunteers, mentors and participating adults. It is highly recommended to complete these forms online. Paper forms will be accepted from the team coach at check in. Forms are available on the Documents tab.
It is expected that every team provides a volunteer at the tournament. Volunteers may sign up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c4da4ae2da3fc1-wcavex2 add your team number if you are volunteering for a particular team in the comment box.
We ask that volunteers wear a RED shirt so that you can be easily identified.
An order form will be emailed to each registered team the week prior to the tournament.
We are hoping to have an exciting year and as this will probably be the first tournament of the year timing may vary from the agenda. To help make this event run smoother please review the following.
Review rules and run through the inspection checklist (see Documents tab). Review closely the rules for using VexV5 equipment or Vex Cortex equipment. Note also the rules on robot sizing. The sizing rules can cause your team a lot of work early in the day if not closely followed.
Check the official VEX Q&A for rule updates and changes it can be found at https://www.robotevents.com/VRC/2019-2020/QA, This is the official clarification on many common questions that may arise.
Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com
Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards being given during the tournament
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 inside the high school building.
Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvvcc7S26YEgxGIAxbiYTqI8wzUPE0SjO
Ensure that you have the latest version of V5 or Cortex firmware.
Read through the robot troubleshooting guide and follow the directions about setting up your robot during the competition. Following the directions will avoid issues with the robots and the controllers.
Cell phones must have WIFI disabled during the event to avoid interference with the competing teams.
Judging will be in the PITS.
Effective, well run events require a lot of help! Each team is required to provide 1 (or more!) volunteers.
Please contact Micki Hawkins with your volunteer's name and contact information.
We will notify you immediately in the case of an emergency or weather that affects the ability to hold this event. If your team is delayed due to weather please call us so we can adjust things as necessary.
Due to issues with non-payment in the past and corresponding no shows, we will have all payment due one week prior to the event.
Refunds will be issued if team spot can be filled by another team.
Windsor Charter Academy Middle/High School
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, Colorado 80550
REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.REC Foundation Design Award Rubric
Participant Release Form Spanish.Participant Release Form Spanish
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 V5.VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5
VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description