FRIDAY NIGHT POSTPONED - SATURDAY IS ON! Benson High School VEX Robotics Tournament - High School (Tower Takeover)

01/10/2020 - 01/11/2020
FRIDAY NIGHT POSTPONED - SATURDAY IS ON!   Benson High School VEX Robotics Tournament - High School (Tower Takeover) FRIDAY NIGHT POSTPONED - SATURDAY IS ON!   Benson High School VEX Robotics Tournament - High School (Tower Takeover)

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8348

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 80 / Spots Open: 8

Price: $85.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Team Award Winners
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 3141S Lochnut Monster Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 1028A Rise over Run BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 1028R Theodore BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) 1028Z KIHTRAK YHTAPABASAGANAK BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) 3141A Ships in 8 Weeks Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 6813M MW MEN IN BLACK 1 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) 91416H Cavalry HS RRU BISHOP NEUMANN HIGH SCHOOL Weston, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 8675D Old King Cole DC West Community Schools Valley, Nebraska, United States
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) 3141S Lochnut Monster Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 6813M MW MEN IN BLACK 1 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) 3141S Lochnut Monster Gross Catholic Robotics Bellevue, 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
Amaze Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Build Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
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) State/Regional Championship
CREATE U.S. Open
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Ranking

Match Results

Ranking

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 72 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
1008M Minimal Margins Vermillion Area Robotics Association Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
1028A Rise over Run BROWNELL TALBOT SCHOOLS Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1028M Made in China 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
1043A OPS - Bear Cubs Bryan Senior High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045A OPS-BIG DADDY Benson High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045B OPS -Ya like Jazz? Benson High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045C OPS-THE NEW GUYS Benson High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045D OPS - The Bunny Overlord Benson High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045E OPS - A Aron BENSON MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1045F OPS - Biohazard BENSON MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1046A OPS - Blue Northwest Magnet High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1046B OPS - Red Northwest Magnet High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1047D OPS - Virtual HS Omaha Virtual 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
1064D OPS - One Design Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064E OPS - Semper Gumby Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064F OPS - RoboVikings Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064G OPS - Vikingbot 5000 Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064H OPS - That One Bot Omaha North High Magnet School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1064J OPS - EngiNerds 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
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
2349A OPS-Purple Pancake Power Central High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
2349B OPS - Eagle Strike Central High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
2349C OPS - Purple Reign Central High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
2349D OPS - Purple Force Central High School Omaha, Nebraska, United States
2349E OPS - Eagle Intensity Central High School Omaha, 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
4327A Antler Powered ELKHORN HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
4327B A.V.U.S. ELKHORN HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
4327E Runtime Error ELKHORN HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
4327S HyperNova ELKHORN HIGH SCHOOL Elkhorn, Nebraska, United States
4405A Saturdays R 4 the BOTS VJ & ANGELA SKUTT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
4405W Amicis VJ & ANGELA SKUTT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
4405X Crusaders VJ & ANGELA SKUTT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
4405Y LongChainPolymerSquares VJ & ANGELA SKUTT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Omaha, Nebraska, United States
5053A Pioneer Fort Calhoun High School FORT CALHOUN, Nebraska, United States
5053B Pioneer 2 FORT CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, United States
5053C Pioneer 3 FORT CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, United States
5069B Return of the Mustangs Millard North High School OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6813B MW MEN IN BLACK 4 MILLARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL OMAHA, Nebraska, United States
6813M MW MEN IN BLACK 1 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
11073A Pius VEX - Michael PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
11073B Pius VEX - Gabriel PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL Lincoln, 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
63935A Lately BATTLE CREEK HIGH SCHOOL Battle Creek, Nebraska, United States
68507C Double Vision Southwest High School LINCOLN, Nebraska, United States
68763A Covfefe O'NEILL HIGH SCHOOL O'neill, Nebraska, United States
68763B Leviathans O'NEILL HIGH SCHOOL O'neill, 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 made 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

FRIDAY NIGHT IS POSTPONED - SATURDAY IS ON!  Inspections and Skills open at 7:00

STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

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, you can contact Ryan Troxel at ryan.troxel@ops.org.

Agenda

(Tentative Agenda)

Friday, January 10, 2020
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Team Registration & Inspection (Friday night only)
4:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Skills Challenge  (Friday night only)
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Judging

Saturday, January 11, 2020
7:15 a.m. - Pits Open
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Drivers and Coaches Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Judging
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Qualifying Rounds
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Alliance Selection
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Finals
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Awards and Closing Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 01/10/2020 - 01/11/2020

Venue/Location:

Benson High School
5120 Maple Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68104
United States

Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Ryan Troxel
Title: Event Partner
Email: ryan.troxel@ops.org
Phone: 531-299-2520
Event Day Phone: 531-299-2520

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

General Info

Check-in/Inspections

Please note that All teams must check-in and pass inspection Friday, January 10, 2020.  Select "Agenda" for more information.

Registraiton Fee

All registration fee's must be paid in full no later than three weeks after registering for this event.  Failure to comply may result in your team(s) being remove from the event.

Max Teams Per Organization

A single organizaiton may register up to four (4) teams for this event, giving multiple organizations the oportunities to register and compete.  On Tuesday, 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