Benson High School VEX Robotics Tournament - Middle School (Turning Point) (Copy)

01/10/2020 - 01/11/2020
Benson High School VEX Robotics Tournament - Middle School (Turning Point) (Copy) Benson High School VEX Robotics Tournament - Middle School (Turning Point) (Copy)

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8349

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: -

Early-Bird Registration Opens: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 3:09 PM EST

Standard Registration Opens: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 12:00 AM EST

Registration Deadline: Sat, Jan 4, 2020 3:09 PM EST

Price: $85.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 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) Does not qualify for any events.
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) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List

The team list for this event is not currently available. Please check back four weeks prior to the event date.


Date: 01/10/2020 - 01/11/2020
Benson High School
5120 Maple Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68104
United States

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, 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: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

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 five 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 multipul organizations the oportunities to register and compete.  On Monday, Sept.24, 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. The inspection checklist can be found here.

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 You Should Know Before Your 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.