Event Code: RE-VRC-19-0896
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 6
Event Region: Louisiana
Price: $55.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Additional Contact Information:
The primary contact for this event is no longer organizing this tournament. Instead all questions and concerns should be directed toward the secondary contact or to Jennifer Kimble whose contact information is listed below.
(318)307-6716 (mobile - text is best first)
Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here. 2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes. 3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com 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 VEX 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 as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks. 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.
7:30 am Doors open, pits open, registration open 7:45 am Inspection starts 8:00 am Skills fields open 8:30 am Inspection close 8:30 am Driver meeting 8:45 am Match schedule released 9:00 am Qualifications and Judging 12:00 pm Lunch 1:00 pm Matches resume 4:00 pm Qualifications end, Skills end 4:15 pm Eliminations 5:30 pm Awards
Volunteers make these events possible. If you are interested in volunteering please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All cancellations will be communicated through email. Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).
Unfortunately, there will be no make-up in case of weather cancellations.
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