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Howard University VRC Tournament (MS & HS)

02/08/2020
(Canceled)
Howard University VRC Tournament (MS & HS)

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-1114

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 16 / Spots Open: 16

Event Region: District of Columbia

Price: $80.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 02/08/2020

Venue/Location:

Howard University Burr Gymnasium
2400 6th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20059
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

Welcome to the Howard University VEX IQ Tournament.  We're looking forward to hosting you and your teams in what promises to be an amazing event with teams from across the DC Metro Area.  We anticipate each team will have six competition rounds for this event.

 

If the event is full or after the deadline, please add yourself to the waitlist.  If openings are available, we will be able to add in teams from the waitlist for the event. 

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at dmvnsbejr@gmail.com.

Agenda

Time Event
Doors Open  07:00 AM
Inspection/Practice 07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Qualification Matches/Skills (Skills close at 2:00 PM) 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Qualification Matches 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Elimination Matches 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Awards/Clean-Up 5:00 PM

Volunteer

Please email Dru Ealons for volunteer opportunities.  

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If there is inclement weather, we will follow the guidelines of Howard University.  In the event of a weather cancellation, a 75% refund will be issued out to teams who paid before hand, minus a $5 fee.

Unfortunately., we aren't able to reschedule the event in the event of a weather cancellation.

 

Refund Policy

Teams have up until 2 weeks before the event to request a 75% refund.  After 2 weeks, no refunds will be given.


Date: 02/08/2020
Howard University Burr Gymnasium
2400 6th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20059
United States

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STEM Research

This season the STEM Research Project is presented as a 4-minute video plus 15 seconds of credits that the team records and uploads to SchoolTube, YouTube, or a similar online video platform. A link to the video must be submitted to the Event Partner no later than ONE WEEK BEFORE the tournament date. Follow these steps:
  1. Please refer to the **STEM Research Project and Presentation** document from the REC Foundation. The document can be found in the VEX IQ Challenge Team Resources area at https://www.roboticseducation.org
  2. Record the STEM Presentation as a video following the instructions in the STEM Research Project and Presentation document.
  3. Upload the video to one of the online video resources following the instructions in the STEM Research Project and Presentation document.
  4. Have the coach or another adult email the link to the video, including the team number and contact information for the coach, to the Event Partner no later than ONE WEEK BEFORE the tournament date:

    Dru Ealons <mrsealons08@gmail.com>

  5. Teams WILL NOT be interviewed by judges at the event, unless the event qualifies teams directly to VEX Worlds. Please refer to the STEM Research Project and Presentation document for details.
  6. Only ONE submission allowed per team. If two or more video links are sent to the Event Partner, only the first link received will be considered.
  7. The winner of the STEM Research Project Award will be announced with the other judged awards at the event.
If you have questions about this process, please contact your REC Foundation Regional Support Manager. Refer to our website for contact information: www.robotevents.com/support

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

 

Waitlist

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