Maine State Championship - VRC

03/14/2020
Maine State Championship - VRC

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-0699

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 50 / Spots Open: 17

Registration Deadline: Fri, Mar 6, 2020 11:59 PM EST

Price: $100.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Volunteer of the Year (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Sportsmanship (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Excellence Award - Middle School (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
Excellence Award - High School (VRC/VEXU) World Championship

Match Results

Ranking

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Waitlist

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Team List ( 33 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
56D Cape Robotics D Cape Elizabeth High School Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
56G Valkyrie Cape Elizabeth High School Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
56J Long Earth Society Cape Elizabeth High School Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
153A Robo-Runners MT ABRAM REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL Salem TWP, Maine, United States
344R Red Storm Robotics SCARBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL Scarborough, Maine, United States
344X Red Storm Robotics SCARBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL Scarborough, Maine, United States
1596E Team Extreme Biddeford Regional Center Of Tech Biddeford, Maine, United States
1596Z team eat@ 5 guys Biddeford Regional Center Of Tech Biddeford, Maine, United States
1764B Infinite Improbability YARMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL Yarmouth, Maine, United States
1810W 41.8675309% WINDHAM HIGH SCHOOL Windham, Maine, United States
2142B Innovative Monster JOHN BAPST MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL Bangor, Maine, United States
2142D Scorpion JOHN BAPST MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL Bangor, Maine, United States
2142E The Flat Earth Society JOHN BAPST MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL Bangor, Maine, United States
2142H Mantiss John Bapst Memorial High School Bangor, Maine, United States
4393R MSSM Penguins R ME SCH OF SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS Limestone, Maine, United States
4393X MSSM Penguins X ME SCH OF SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS Limestone, Maine, United States
4393Z MSSM Penguins Z ME SCH OF SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS Limestone, Maine, United States
5156A 5156A-vengers YORK HIGH SCHOOL York, Maine, United States
5156B SkyNet YORK HIGH SCHOOL York, Maine, United States
5156C Devoid of Intelligence YORK HIGH SCHOOL York, Maine, United States
5156E Uhhhhh YORK HIGH SCHOOL York, Maine, United States
5156F Rascal Axles YORK HIGH SCHOOL York, Maine, United States
5156G Bad Comedy YORK HIGH SCHOOL York, Maine, United States
9343A Gearheads HAMPDEN ACADEMY Hampden, Maine, United States
9343C Gearheads HAMPDEN ACADEMY Hampden, Maine, United States
9343D Gearheads HAMPDEN ACADEMY Hampden, Maine, United States
9343E Gearheads HAMPDEN ACADEMY Hampden, Maine, United States
20005C Parsec Twelve Fryeburg Academy FRYEBURG, Maine, United States
93303F Concussed MONMOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL Monmouth, Maine, United States
93303V Rackiosaurus MONMOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL Monmouth, Maine, United States
93303Z 10110110001110111 MONMOUTH ACADEMY Monmouth, Maine, United States
97021A Eagles Unlimited BONNY EAGLE HIGH SCHOOL Standish, Maine, United States
99845A Trojonix THORNTON ACADEMY Saco, Maine, 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

 

Refund Policy

Event Cancelation

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.

 

Team Cancelation

Refunds will ONLY be issued if a team notifies the event partner two weeks prior to the event registration deadline.

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.

Volunteer

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:

  • Emcee
  • Field Reset
  • Robot Inspector
  • Judge
  • Queuer
  • Referee
  • Scorekeeper
  • 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!

Agenda

Competition Schedule

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
12:30PM Lunch
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

 

Event Dates

Date: 03/14/2020

Venue/Location:

The Point Community Center
345 Clarks Pond Parkway
South Portland, Maine 04106
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Jacob Beaulier
Email: JBeaulier96@gmail.com
Phone: (207) 852-4258
Event Day Phone: (207) 852-4258

Secondary Contact
Don Kennel
Email: roboticsinmaine@gmail.com
Phone: (207) 747-4406
Event Day Phone: (207) 767-3179

General Info

Maine State Championship has been granted 8 World Championship

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.

Competition Preparation

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.
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

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.