Maine State Championship - VRC
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- This event currently has no spaces available.
- It is past the registration deadline.
Maine State Championship has been granted 10 World Championship Spots - 7 for High School and 3 for Middle School
1 Middle School Excellence Award Winner
1 High School Excellence Award Winner
2 Tournament Champions
2 Tournament Finalists
1 Design Award
1 Skills Award
In case of double qualiying, the highest, unqualified team on the Robot Skills Challenge Score from the World Robot Skills Standings from that region will get the spot and be determined after the last Championship event in that region. Scores from the Championship event will be included on the World Robot Skills Standings for consideration in this process. 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.
This event is sure to be a fact-paced and exciting event. 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, the code of conduct, and run through the inspection checklist. (V5) (Cortex)
2. Check the Vex Forum for official for rule updates and changes.
3. Carefully read all of the information contained in this tournament posting
4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
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
5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VRC Tournament.
6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.
8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby.
9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the Referee Training Videos before they attend a tournament.
10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.
11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Event Dates & Locations
345 Clarks Pond Parkway
South Portland, Maine 04106
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7:30AM Registration and Load-in
7:30AM Inspections Begin
8:30AM Registration Ends, Match schedule generated
8:45AM Drivers meeting
9:00AM Opening Ceremonies
9:15AM Qualification matches and Skills Challenges begin
1:00PM Qualification matches resume
2:30PM Qualification matches and Skills Challenges end
2:45PM Alliance Selection
3:15PM Elimination rounds begin
4:30PM Awards Ceremony
5:00PM Event ends
Get Inspired and Have Fun! Be a part of the excitement by joining a team of volunteers who help in a variety of ways to make this event a success for the students involved.
Volunteer Coordinator contact: Jacob Beaulier – JBeaulier96@gmail.com
Experience level: No previous experience is needed for most volunteer positions, and you can even bring your kids for a family activity (for example, Field Resetter is an ideal position for young children).
Time Commitment: You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.
Meals: Lunch is included for volunteers.
Volunteer Positions Needed:
- Field Reset
- Robot Inspector
- Team Check-in
- Volunteer Check-in
Want to find out more about these volunteer roles and expectations? Visit the REC Foundation website at RoboticsEducation.org/volunteer to check out position descriptions and find volunteer training materials.
Once you have an assigned volunteer role, please carefully review all guides and training materials posted on the Volunteer Resources page before the event at RoboticsEducation.org/volunteers/volunteer-resources/
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator to register for this event today!
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
In the event that there is inclament weather on the day of the event all registered teams will be notified of a cancelation via e-mail.
We will also do our best to reschedule the competition for another day.
In the case that the event can not be run on the scheduled date we will try our best to reschedule; however, if we are not able to reschedule the event we will issue a refund to all teams registered.
Refunds will be issued if a team notifies the event partner two weeks prior to the event registration deadline.
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
Apparel flyer for the 2020 Maine VEX State Championship.2020MeVexChampApparel