Tom Dickey Memorial VEX Robotics Tournament - Tower Takeover

10/26/2019
Tom Dickey Memorial VEX Robotics Tournament - Tower Takeover Tom Dickey Memorial VEX Robotics Tournament - Tower Takeover

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8247

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 0

Price: $80.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
VEX Robotics Competition - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 5S A.K. 20/20 RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 5M The Other Guys RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 3141X Scrap That One Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 3141S Lochnut Monster Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) 1028A Rise over Run BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 5S A.K. 20/20 RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 41 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
5M The Other Guys RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
5S A.K. 20/20 RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
5W Two Guys & a Gal RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
5Z Dem Guyz RAVENNA SENIOR HIGH Ravenna, Nebraska, United States
1028A Rise over Run BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028R Theodore BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028X Adamantium Phoenix BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028Z KIHTRAK YHTAPABASAGANAK BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045A OPS-BIG DADDY Benson High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1049A OPS - Mechanical Bulls Omaha South High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1049B OPS - Packer Power Omaha South High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1049C OPS - Default Destroyer Omaha South High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1049D OPS - Default Parts Omaha South High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064A OPS - Nebraska Nerd Herd Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064B OPS - Perfectly Flawed Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064C OPS - YA~BA~DE Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064F OPS - RoboVikings Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1876A Ginger Spice and Everything Nice RONCALLI CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1876B Nunya RONCALLI CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1876C Flopping Gold RONCALLI CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1881A Programmers in Plaid DUCHESNE ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1970G IgKnight MOUNT MICHAEL BENEDICTINE HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
1970M Last Knight MOUNT MICHAEL BENEDICTINE HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
1970Y Knight Light MOUNT MICHAEL BENEDICTINE HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
1970Z Darkest Knight MOUNT MICHAEL BENEDICTINE HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
3141A Ships in 8 Weeks Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
3141B Ungenannt Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
3141S Lochnut Monster Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
3141X Scrap That One Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
6813B MW MEN IN BLACK 4 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6813C MW MEN IN BLACK 3 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6813M MW MEN IN BLACK 1 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6813W MW WOMEN IN BLACK 2 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
8675A Fuzzy Wuzzy 2.0 DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
8675C Black Sheep DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
8675D Old King Cole DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
8675X Sunshine DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
33435X Sab-BOT-age Homeschool Omaha, Nebraska, United States
43828A BEAST BELLEVUE EAST SR HIGH SCHOOL Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
43828B BEAST2 BELLEVUE EAST SR HIGH SCHOOL Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
91416H Cavalry HS RRU BISHOP NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, 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

- Full refund if request is make 3 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- Half refund if request is made 2 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- No refund if request is made less than 2 weeks prior to event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, all team advisors will be contacted via email. While sometimes weather can be unpredictable, usually we will make a decision by 4:00pm the day before the event, if not earlier. I will also update the "EVENT NAME" to read "CANCELED" at the top.

 

Depending on the circumstances, we will make every effort to reschedule, rather than outright cancel the event.

Volunteer

We are always looking for good volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Jim Mayberger at james.mayberger@ops.org or Jeff Erixon at jeffrey.erixon@ops.org or 531-299-8505

Agenda

Tentative:

7:00 a.m.     Doors Open
7:30 - 8:30   Team Registration
7:30 - 9:30   Inspections

7:30 – 7:45   Judge's Meeting
7:45 - 9:45   Team Interviews/Presentations
9:30 - 2:00   Skills Challenge
9:45 - 9:50   Referee's Meeting

9:50 – 9:55   Drivers Meeting
10:00 - 10:05 Opening Ceremony
10:10 - 12:00 Qualification Matches
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Break
12:30 - 2:30 Qualification Matches
2:30 - 2:45   Alliance Selection
2:50 - 4:10   Elimination Matches
4:15 - 4:30   Awards Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 10/26/2019

Venue/Location:

Omaha South Magnet High School
4519 South 24th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68107
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
James Mayberger
Title: Event Partner
Email: james.mayberger@ops.org
Phone: 531-299-8911
Event Day Phone: 402-344-4164

Secondary Contact
Jeff Erixon
Title: Event Partner
Email: jeffrey.erixon@ops.org
Phone: 531-299-8505
Event Day Phone: 402-660-3134

General Info

Max Teams Per Organization

A single organization may register up to four (4) teams for this event, giving multiple organizations the opportunity to register and compete.  On Monday, October 1st, the max number of teams will change from four (4) teams to no limit.

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-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 and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. V5 Inspection checklist found V5 Robot Inspection Checklist.  Cortex checklist found Cortex Robot Inspection Checklist.

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 I wish I’d Known Before My 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. The referee training videos can be found here.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.
Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.  participant-consent-form-spanish.