Norris Middle School VEX Robotics Tournament - Tower Takeover

11/02/2019
Norris Middle School VEX Robotics Tournament - Tower Takeover Norris Middle School VEX Robotics Tournament - Tower Takeover

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8271

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 14

Registration Deadline: Sat, Oct 26, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

Price: $60.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
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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Waitlist

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Team List ( 26 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
985A Enlightened Luddites MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
985C Robohawks MARY OUR QUEEN SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028J Bastion BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028Y Ork-estra BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1044A OPS - cheerios Norris Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1044B OPS - scitobor Norris Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1044C OPS - Lucky Charmers Norris Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1054A OPS - The TalBotts McMillan Magnet Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1054B OPS - The McMillionaires McMillan Magnet Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1061A OPS - Lion King Science/tech Magnet Middle School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
1061B OPS - Tiger King Science/tech Magnet Middle School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
1061C OPS - Panthers KING SCIENCE/TECH MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1073D OPS - Water Sheep Marrs Magnet Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1073G OPS - Loose Wires Marrs Magnet Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1073H OPS - Los Cuatro Amigos Marrs Magnet Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1073J OPS - Peppa Marrs Magnet Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
3141R Random Bits Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
5233J Justice League DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
19670A OPS - Space Toasters III Alfonza W. Davis Middle School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
19670B OPS - VGK Alfonza W Davis Middle School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
19670C OPS - Invaders 2.0 Alfonza W Davis Middle School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
19670D OPS - Big Brainz Alfonza W Davis Middle School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
68132A 68123A ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
68132B 68132B ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
68132C 68132C St Margaret Mary School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
68132D 68132D St Margaret Mary School OMAHA, 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 Katrina Jacobberger at katrina.jacobberger@ops.org or Jeff Erixon at jeffrey.erixon@ops.org

Agenda

Tentative Schedule

7:30 – 8:30    Team Registration

7:30 – 9:30     Inspections

8:45 – 9:45     Judging in the Pits

9:00 – 1:00     Skills Challenge

9:45 – 9:50     Referee meeting

9:50 – 10:00   Drivers and Coaches Meeting

10:00               Opening Ceremonies

10:15 – 2:15   Qualification matches

2:20 – 2:30     Alliance Selection

2:45 – 4:00     Elimination Matches

4:15 – 4:30     Awards Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 11/02/2019

Venue/Location:

Norris Middle School
2235 South 46th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68106
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Katrina Jacobberger
Title: Event Partner
Email: katrina.jacobberger@ops.org
Phone: (531) 299-2500
Event Day Phone: (531) 299-2500

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.