Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8294
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 48 / Spots Open: 48
Registration Deadline: Tue, Feb 25, 2020 12:00 PM EST
|Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU)||
CREATE U.S. Open
|Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU)||
CREATE U.S. Open
|Innovate Award (VRC/VEXU/VIQC)||Does not qualify for any events.|
|Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU)||Does not qualify for any events.|
|Build Award (VRC/VEXU)||Does not qualify for any events.|
|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
|Tournament Semifinalists (VRC/VEXU)||Does not qualify for any events.|
There are no teams currently registered for this event.
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
We are now accepting nominations for Mentor of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. Use this link to nominate:
Due by February 18th, 2019
Virginia VRC – Middle School has been granted 6 World Championship spots:
1 Excellence Award Winner
2 Tournament Champions
2 Tournament Finalists
1 Design Award Winner
If a team double-qualifies for a World Championship spot, the state’s next highest ranking team from the World Skills Standings up to and including the State Championship receives the invitation. World Championship invitations from the World Skills Standings are issued by email after the results of the State Championship have been posted at robotevents.com, and will not be announced at the State Championship.
World Championship qualifying awards and invitations are issued to teams whether or not the teams have expressed an intention to attend the event. Unaccepted World Championship invitations are not offered or transferred to other teams.
Livestream information will be available soon.
Partial refunds of $270 will be issued up to February 1, 2020. Any teams cancelling beyond this date or not showing for the event will not receive a refund. If the event is cancelled we will issue partial refunds to teams who cannot attend the alternate date. Teams that do not pay will not be allowed to participate.
We will update any cancellations on our facebook page: www.facebook.com/NOVAsystemic. In the event of bad weather we will attempt to modify the event to fit within this weekend. In the event of a complete cancellation details will be emailed to teams on how to proceed.
We are currenly seeking the following key positions for experienced volunteers who have filled one of these roles at a local tournament:
We will be in need of many Judges, Computer Operators and General Assistants. We will have training available on-site for these positions. All volunteers will receive meals, snacks and a free shirt. To volunteer, please sign up at: volunteer.novastem.us/VEXStateChampionship.
|8:00 AM - 12:00 PM||:||Doors Open, Check-In, Inspection and Practice Fields Open|
|10:00 AM||:||Teams must check-in by this time. One student & Robot|
|11:00 AM - 11:30 AM||:||Drivers Meeting|
|12:00 PM - 12:30 PM||:||Opening Ceremony|
|12:30 PM - 5:30 PM||:||Skills Fields Open|
|1:00 PM - 2:00 PM||:||Practice Matches|
|2:00 PM - 4:20 PM||:||Qualification Matches|
|4:20 PM - 5:15 PM||:||Break - VEX IQ Elementary Finals & Awards|
|5:15 PM - 6:15 PM||:||Qualification Matches|
|6:15 PM - 6:30 PM||:||PITS CLOSE - Secure your belongings|
|8:00 AM - 9:00 AM||:||Doors Open and Practice Fields Open|
|9:00 AM - 9:40 AM||:||Awards & Welcoming|
|10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||:||Qualification Matches|
|10:00 AM - 1:30 PM||:||Skills Fields Open|
|12:00 PM - 12:45 PM||:||Lunch Break|
|12:45 PM - 2:00 PM||:||Qualification Matches|
|2:15 PM - 3:00 PM||:||Alliance Selection|
|3:15 PM - 4:00 PM||:||Round of 16 and Quarterfinals|
|4:00 PM - 5:45 PM||:||Finals and Awards|
|5:45 PM - 6:30 PM||:||Pack Up & Clean Up|
Date: 03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020
Grade Level: Middle School
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Additional Contact Information:
The VRC Middle School State Championship is a two day event in Doswell, VA at the Meadow Event Park. Teams must qualify for the tournament by participating in a regional event by February 22nd, 2020. Teams qualify by winning awards at a local tournament or by invitation based on the highest skills scores posted in Virginia during the season.
As in previous years, teams will be in roughly a 10'x10' booth with pipe and drape, a table, 2 chairs, and a pit sign in the west half of the venue. Skills challenges, practice fields, and matches will take place in the east half of the venue. Teams will have 8 matches and 3 attempts at each skills challenge (driving and programming). Parking is available on the west side of the venue.
This event is free and open to the public.