Joe Walker VEX Jets Tower Takeover Middle School Tournament

10/05/2019
Joe Walker VEX Jets Tower Takeover Middle School Tournament

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8356

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 28 / Spots Open: 12

Max Registrations per Organization: 2

Registration Deadline: Fri, Sep 20, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

Price: $130.00

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Awards
Award Qualifies for
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.
Volunteer of the Year (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Energy Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Sportsmanship (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Excellence Award - Middle School (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

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Team List ( 16 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
1469A Holmes MS Eaglebotz OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES MIDDLE Northridge, California, United States
2822C Spartan Design STAUFFER MIDDLE Downey, California, United States
2822E Spartan Design STAUFFER MIDDLE Downey, California, United States
4073A VEX JETS JOE WALKER MIDDLE Lancaster, California, United States
4073B VEX JETS JOE WALKER MIDDLE Lancaster, California, United States
4863A IRVING BEAR-BOTIKZ WASHINGTON IRVING MID SCH MATH MUSIC AND ENGR MAGNET Los Angeles, California, United States
4863H IRVING BEAR-BOTIKZ WASHINGTON IRVING MID SCH MATH MUSIC AND ENGR MAGNET Los Angeles, California, United States
7422M Robotic Mustangs MURRAY MIDDLE Ridgecrest, California, United States
7422Z Robotic Mustangs MURRAY MIDDLE Ridgecrest, California, United States
7496S Robotic Crusaders IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN Ridgecrest, California, United States
7700B Rolling Robots Rolling Robots Rolling Hills Estates, California, United States
7700C Rolling Robots Rolling Robots West LA Los Angeles, California, United States
9413A Jaguars STEAM ACADEMY @ BURKE Pico Rivera, California, United States
9413B Jaguars STEAM ACADEMY @ BURKE Pico Rivera, California, United States
93535B Banana Team FULTON AND ALSBURY ACADEMY OF ARTS AND ENGINEERING Lancaster, California, United States
93535F Fulton FULTON AND ALSBURY ACADEMY OF ARTS AND ENGINEERING Lancaster, California, United States

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Webcast

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Date: 10/05/2019
Joe Walker Jr Middle School
5632 West Avenue L-8
Quartz Hill, California 93536
United States

Travel Info

Our school is located at:  5632 west Ave L-8, Lancaster, CA 93536  The map shows the school in the wrong place.  I will email every team with directions the week before the event.

 

Motel 6
http://www.motel6.com/

Comfort Inn & Suites
http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-lancaster-california-CA824?source=gglocalai

The Oxford Inn & Suites Lancaster
http://www.oxfordsuiteslancaster.com/

Holiday Inn Express Lancaster
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/lancaster/wjfln/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-ex-_-USEN-_-wjfln

Refund Policy

There is NO REFUND offered.  You must pay robotevents.com before September 16, 2019.  If your team has not done this by then you will be dropped from the event. and your school will still be charged for the event. 

Due to the $5.00 flat fee charged for each team from robotevents, this year all teams need to pay for the event through robotevents.  There will be no fees collected at the event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

It is inside so bad weather should not matter. However if the event needs to be cancelled due to any other emergency, teams will be notified by the event partner. Teams should make sure their contact information in Robotevents.com is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Volunteer

Volunteers will be contacted in September.  If you want to volunteer please contact me by end of August at m.martianrules@gmail.com  If you want to be a volunteer and have never done it before please shot me a email and we will get you set up.

Agenda

7:00 am . . . Doors Open for Volunteers
7:30 am . . . Judge's Meeting - - - Referee's Meeting
8:00 am . . . Team Arrivals / Pits Open - - - Team Check-In and Registration - - - Practice Field Opens - - - Inspection Table Opens
9:00 am . . . Drive Team Meeting (in stands)
9:15 am . . . Opening Ceremony - Please stop all work on robots at this time
9:30 am . . . Qualifying Matches Begin - - - Judging Begins
12:00 pm . . Lunch Begins
12:45 pm . . Qualifying Matches Resume
2:30 pm . . . Qualifying Ends
3:00 pm . . . Alliance Selections - - - Judging Ends - - - 
Field Closes
3:30 pm . . . Final Matches Begin
5:00 pm . . . Awards Ceremony
5:30 pm . . . Team Load-Out - - - Clean-Up Begins

Event Dates

Date: 10/05/2019

Venue/Location:

Joe Walker Jr Middle School
5632 West Avenue L-8
Quartz Hill, California 93536
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
matt anderson
Title: Teacher
Email: m.anderson@westside.k12.ca.us
Phone: 6613171959
Event Day Phone: 6613171959

Secondary Contact
Elizabeth Anderson
Title: Teacher
Email: e.anderson@westside.k12.ca.us
Phone: (661) 435-4472
Event Day Phone: (661) 435-4472

General Info

Due to the $5.00 flat fee charged for each team from robotevents, this year all teams need to pay for the event through robotevents.  there will be no fees collected at the event.  PLEASE DO NOT ADD A TEAM TO THE WAITING LIST UNLESS YOU WANT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR OPEN SPOTS!

 

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: The new game information will be posted soon check here often for any information you may need for the game.
http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-robotics-competitionvrc/game-day-running-an-event

2. Check the official VEX Q and A 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. located here:
http://www.vexforum.com/wiki/index.php/101_Things_You_Should_Known_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.(THERE WILL BE A AREA SETUP OUTSIDE IF YOU NEED TO CUT OR GRIND METAL)

9. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here:
http://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/VEX_Robot_Troubleshooting_Flowchart_0811.pdf

10. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware. easyC firmware can be found here and RobotC firmware can be found at the following links:
EasyC:
http://www.intelitekdownloads.com/easyCV4/

Robotc:
http://www.robotc.net/support/vex/WebHelpCortex/index.htm#page=getting_started/vex-firmware/Download%20Firmware%20-%20VEX.htm