Signature Event: WPI VRC

03/07/2019 - 03/09/2019
Signature Event: WPI VRC

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-5411

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 96 / Spots Open: 36

Registration Deadline: Fri, Mar 1, 2019 6:00 PM EST

Price: $200.00


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Event Sponsors:
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) World Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) CREATE U.S. Open
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) CREATE U.S. Open

Match Results

Ranking

VEX via

Download the free "VEX via" scoring app to keep track of event results and rankings and more in real-time on your iPhone and Android phones.

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Waitlist

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Team List ( 60 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
40B Sonic Mule Trinity High School Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
134A Team Discovery - Alpha Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134B Team Discovery - Bravo Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134C Team Discovery - Charlie Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134E Team Discovery - Echo Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134F Team Discovery - Foxtrot Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134G Team discovery -Golf Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134J Team Discovery - Juliet Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134K Team Discovery -Kilo Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134M Team Discovery - Mike Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
134X Team Discovery - Xray Pembroke Academy Pembroke, New Hampshire, United States
375X 375X Dragon Home Team Mansfield Center, Connecticut, United States
404A ECR 404 El Camino Real Charter High School Woodland Hills, California, United States
404S ECR 404 El Camino Real Charter High School Woodland Hills, California, United States
404Z ECR 404 El Camino Real Charter High School Woodland Hills, California, United States
603A Rosanne Belmont High School Belmont, New Hampshire, United States
603B Bertha Got Back Belmont High School Belmont, New Hampshire, United States
785A Immortalis Pathfinder Vocational Technical Palmer, Massachusetts, United States
785B Tronix Pathfinder Vocational Technical Palmer, Massachusetts, United States
790X The Robogang Living Room Robotics Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
1124A Trinity College Trinity College Foundation Study Melbourne, Australia
1267C Knights Delaware County Christian School Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, United States
1274A Igneous Robotics Igneous Robotics Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
1274B Igneous Robotics Igneous Robotics Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
1353C VEXcalibur Farmingdale High School Farmingdale, New York, United States
1353P VEXistential Crisis Farmingdale High School Farmingdale, New York, United States
2019F Apex Flower Mound High School FLOWER MOUND, Texas, United States
2442A Bancroft Robodogs A Bancroft School Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
2442B Bancroft Robodogs B Bancroft School Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
2442C Bancroft Robodogs C Bancroft School Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
2442E Bancroft Robodogs E Bancroft School Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
3773U Autonomous Falcons Bow High School Bow, New Hampshire, United States
4180A SHRHS RAMS Shepherd Hill Regional High School Dudley, Massachusetts, United States
4180B SHRHS RAMS Shepherd Hill Regional High School Dudley, Massachusetts, United States
4478A a Team Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478B VEXcellence Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478C VEXED Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478D D.E.N.N.I.S Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478E Rawr Vex Dee Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478S Pineapple VEXpress Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478V v.exe Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478X Vexoskeleton Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
4478Y Steve HarBot Masuk High School Robotics Team Monroe, Connecticut, United States
8086X Xeon Team Semiconductors Glen Allen, Virginia, United States
9909A do_it_for_dom Middletown High School Middletown, Connecticut, United States
9909C it_works_pretty_ok Middletown High School Middletown, Connecticut, United States
11442X Hewitt Robotics The Hewitt School New York, New York, United States
11442Z Hewitt Robotics The Hewitt School New York, New York, United States
12180B HiTek Tek Enterprises Van Nuys, California, United States
24365A Knights Robotics Point, Texas, United States
25461Z Uncharted 2nd Floor Robotics Fate, Texas, United States
25600H Roxbury Latin H Roxbury Latin West Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
25600S Roxbury Latin S West Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
25600X Roxbury Latin X Roxbury Latin West Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
28088A MAIA Massachusetts International Academy Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
41364A TRB robotics TRB robotics Hamden, Connecticut, United States
58566A G-Squad Grafton High School Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
75735A Vikings 1 So Shore Vocational Technical High School Hanover, Massachusetts, United States
75735B Vikings 2 So Shore Vocational Technical High School Hanover, Massachusetts, United States
94802A Nauset High School Nauset Regional High School North Eastham, Massachusetts, United States

Webcast

Additional channels may be added for each division as we get closer to the event:


Date: 03/07/2019 - 03/09/2019
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
United States

Travel Info

We are working with hotels and travel companies to get discounted rates.  Please check back often as we will update this list with more discounts.  

NOTE: All hotels have limited space blocked for the event, so please do not hold spaces across multiple hotels.

Hotels with blocked rooms/discounted rates (Ask for VEX Robotics):

  • Holiday Inn Express (Worcester) - $139/night
    • 110 Summer St, Worcester MA
    • Booking process TBD - or call hotel directly
    • Approximately 1 mile from WPI Sports & Rec Center
  • Holiday Inn Express (Auburn) - $104/night
    • 10-12 Johnson St, Auburn MA
    • Booking Link will be provided, or call hotel directly to book.  Mention VEX Robotics for block/rates.
    • Block available until 2/7. After that, rate may be honored if space is available.
    • Approximately 8 miles from WPI Sports & Rec Center.
  • Hilton Garden Inn - $129/night
    • 35 Major Taylor Blvd, Worcester MA.
    • Call hotel directly to book.  Mention VEX Robotics for block/rates.
    • Block available until 2/14.  After that rate will be honored if space is available.
    • Parking not included
    • Restaurant on-site (Uno's Pizza), many restaurants within walking distance.
    • Approximately 1 mile from WPI Sports & Rec Center
  • Courtyard by Marriot - $179/night, limited space available
    • 72 Grove St, Worcester, MA
    • Call 508-363-0300 and mention VEX Robotics or the group code VEX.
    • Block available until 2/7.  After that rate may be honored if space is available.
    • Parking not included.  Overnight free parking MAY be available at nearby WPI lots.
    • Restaurants within walking distance.
    • Located adjacent to WPI campus, approximately .5 miles from WPI Sports & Rec Center.  WPI Shuttle may be accesible to participants (stops across the street from hotel).
  • AC Hotel by Marriot - $189/night
    • 125 Front St, Worcester, MA
    • Call call 774-420-7555 and mention VEX Robotics or the group code VEX.
    • Block availabe until 2/7.  After that, rate may be honored if space is available.
    • Parking not included.
    • Walking distance to Union Station (Amtrak, Commuter Rail)
    • Approximately 1.5 miles from WPI Sports & Rec Center

Airport Transportation (discounted rates to/from local airports)

  • Knight's Airport Limo
    • Use this link for discounted rates. Note their rates will be increasing in 2019, so book before end of year to lock in lower rates.
  • WLIMO Worcester Airport Limo

Refund Policy

  • Teams who sign up and cancel before January 2nd, 2019 will receive a full refund.
  • Teams who sign up and cancel between January 2nd, 2019 and February 7th, 2019 will only receive a full refund if they are able to be replaced by another paying team.  If not, they will receive a $100 refund.
  • Teams who sign up and cancel after February 7th, 2019 will not receive a refund. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, a decision will be made on how the competition will proceed.  This may include extended hours on some days or removal of matches from the competition schedule in order to complete the event.  Every effort will be reasonably made to continue the event as planned.

Volunteer

We will be seeking experienced and rookie volunteers to serve in all roles at the inaugral event.  We will be posting details on how to sign up.  If you are experienced in key positions within VEX (judging, refereeing, etc) and are interested in continuing or being promoted to a leadership position at this event, you can email vexrobotics@wpi.edu and/or fill out this Google Form:

https://goo.gl/forms/cfoijlA0nZD3ECcy1

Agenda

WPI VRC Signature Event 2019 Schedule 

WPI Sports and Recreation Center/Harrington Auditorium

THURSDAY MARCH 7th, 2019

2:00 Venue Opens

2:30-5:30 Team Registration (may stay open later as needed)

3:00-6:00 WPI Tours Available

3:00-9:00 Inspection (may stay open later as needed)

3:00-8:00 Practice Area Open

3:00-8:00 Skills Challenge Open

9:00 Venue Closes
 

FRIDAY MARCH 8th, 2019

7:30 Venue Opens

8:00-8:15 Driver/Coach Meeting

8:20-8:50 Opening Ceremony

9:00-6:30 Practice Area Open

9:00-12:30 Qualifying Rounds

12:00-2:00 WPI Tours Available

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-6:00 Qualifying Rounds

7:00 Venue Closes
 

SATURDAY MARCH 9th, 2019

7:30 Venue Opens

8:00-12:00 Qualifying Rounds

12:30-12:50 Alliance Selection

12:50-1:30 Lunch

1:00-3:00 WPI Tours Available

1:30-4:30 Elimination Matches

4:45-5:30 Finals

5:30-6:15 Closing Ceremony

7:00 Venue Closes

Event Dates

Date: 03/07/2019 - 03/09/2019

Venue/Location:

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
United States

Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Colleen Shaver
Title: Event Manager
Email: vexrobotics@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-6750
Event Day Phone: 508-783-3930

Secondary Contact
Francis O'Rourke
Title: Event Support
Email: fporourke@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5000
Event Day Phone: 508-831-5000

Additional Contact Information:

Email to vexrobotics@wpi.edu is preferred and will receive the quickest response.

General Info

WPI is very excited to host 200 VEX Robotics teams showcasing their robotic skills at the WPI VRC Signature event.  This inaugural event will be a celebration of all these team's hard work this season.