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Maryland VRC High School State Championship - Tower Takeover

03/07/2020
Maryland VRC High School State Championship - Tower Takeover Maryland VRC High School State Championship - Tower Takeover

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8638

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 60 / Spots Open: 0

Event Region: Maryland

Price: $150.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 03/07/2020

Venue/Location:

1901 Delvale Ave
1901 Delvale Avenue
Dundalk, Maryland 21222
United States


Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

Welcome to the VRC High School Maryland State Championship!

Teams must qualify for the Maryland VEX State Championship by competing in a qualifyingl event or having a top qualifying skills score at the end of the regular season.

If your team qualifies before January, 2020, registration must be paid by January 31, 2020.  If you qualify after January 1, 2020 you must pay within two weeks.  Anyone not registered and paid will be removed and replaced by a team from skills.  

 

 

Agenda

Agenda

*SKILLS -  attempts are limited to:
3 robot driver
3 autonomous

Friday, March 6
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM   Check-in, Inspection, and Skills

Saturday, March 7
7:00 AM                       Doors Open

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM      Registration and Inspection

8:25 AM                       Parade representatives line up at Skills

8:45 AM                       Opening Ceremony

                                    Drivers meeting

9:30 AM                       Qualification Matches Start
9:30 AM                       Skills open*

12:00 -12:45 PM         Lunch break
1:00 PM                      Skills close
12:45-1:45                  Qualification Matches
2:00 PM                      Division Awards

2:15                            Alliance Selections

2:45 PM                     Elimination Quarter & Semi-finals

3:30 PM                     Division Finals (best of 3)

4:00 PM                     Tournament Final (best of 3)
4:30 - 5:00 PM           Awards Ceremonies 

Volunteer

 

Please contact Christopher Putnam if you are interested in helping out - cputnam@bcps.org
The following clubs have already stepped up to help with fields and support:
Hereford Zone Robotics
Calvert Hall College
Baltimore County Public Schools
Dulaney High School Robotics

We are in need of the following:
- Judges
- Emcees
- Referees
- field scorers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering and/or helping us recruit volunteers.  Please contact both Chris Putnam and Elizabeth Dodson at
cputnam@bcps.org     and   elizabeth_dodson@comcast.net  if you would like to volunteer or can assist us with recruiting volunteers.

We are currenly seeking the following key positions for experienced volunteers who have filled one of these roles at a local tournament:

  • Division Manager
  • Head Referee
  • Head Judge

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.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Here is the plan for postponement due to weather date for this event.


March 13/14th at New Town High School 
Schedule and format would be posted after the March 7 event is postponed.

This event is subject to Baltimore County Public Schools weather policy.
If March 14th date does not work out...
In the event of cancellation, the world championship invitations will be based on VEX/Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation policy.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be considered on a case by case basis but are not guaranteed.  

Full refunds minus the $5 RECF fee charged to us will only be given if requested at least three weeks prior to event.

 No refunds will be given to any teams that cancel after February 11th.
If the event is totally canceled, a portion of the entry fee will be refunded minus expenses of the event that cannot be recouped.

Please contact Christopher Putnam for any questions or concerns.

Webcast

UPDATE -  we will again work to livestream the event. 
Stay tuned - the week of the event we will update info here.

2020 HS Championship >  below are old links. 

One of the below links will be used for the semifinals and final
Go Maryland!

Northrop- Grumman division

https://www.youtube.com/user/929HZR

BCPS  division

https://tinyurl.com/MDrobotics   or  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGM_KQo5R_bV1ejAD4Lb7Gg/featured

 

Please check back for the latest updated links.

Divisions assigned

NORTHROP GRUMMAN Division

Number Name City Short Name School Division
24A 24A Reisterstown 24A The Super Sonic Sparks Northrop Grumman
53A Area 53 Alien Raiders Greenbelt Area 53 Alien Raiders ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH Northrop Grumman
53C Area 53 Alien Raiders Greenbelt Area 53 Alien Raiders ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH Northrop Grumman
183Z Synobotz Z team Westminster Synobotz Z team Carroll Educational Robotics Northrop Grumman
593D Oakdale D Team Ijamsville Oakdale D Team OAKDALE HIGH Northrop Grumman
898A Mr.CleanFightingMachine Waldorf Mr.CleanFightingMachine Thomas Stone High School Northrop Grumman
899D Eva & Friends Waldorf Eva & Friends North Point High School Northrop Grumman
929N Hereford Zone Robotics Parkton Hereford Zone Robotics Hereford High School Northrop Grumman
929S Hereford Zone Robotics Parkton Hereford Zone Robotics HEREFORD HIGH Northrop Grumman
929V Hereford Zone Robotics Parkton Hereford Zone Robotics Hereford High School Northrop Grumman
1225A LOCF Robotics Gaithersburg LOCF Robotics Love of Christ Fellowship Youth Group Northrop Grumman
1727B REX Timonium REX DULANEY HIGH Northrop Grumman
1727F REX Timonium REX DULANEY HIGH Northrop Grumman
1727X REX Timonium REX DULANEY HIGH Northrop Grumman
1893A High Tech Parrots Baltimore High Tech Parrots BALTIMORE POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE Northrop Grumman
5588C Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Northrop Grumman
5588E Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Northrop Grumman
5588R Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL Northrop Grumman
5770A Lady Beasts Baltimore Lady Beasts Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women Northrop Grumman
5770D Lady Beasts Baltimore Lady Beasts Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women Northrop Grumman
5839D Technical Difficulties Baltimore Technical Difficulties EASTERN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL Northrop Grumman
7135D Loyola Robotics Towson Loyola Robotics Loyola Blakefield Northrop Grumman
7651Y 7651-Y Baltimore 7651-Y MERGENTHALER VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL HIGH Northrop Grumman
8612A Full Metal Panthers Baltimore Full Metal Panthers THE REACH! PARTNERSHIP SCHOOL Northrop Grumman
9080H Green Machine Hagerstown Green Machine SOUTH HAGERSTOWN HIGH Northrop Grumman
9080S Rebellious Misfits Hagerstown Rebellious Misfits SOUTH HAGERSTOWN HIGH Northrop Grumman
23098A Golden Tigers Laurel Golden Tigers CHESAPEAKE MATH AND IT PUBLIC CHARTER Northrop Grumman
79666B Robo Knights Baltimore Robo Knights BALTIMORE CITY COLLEGE Northrop Grumman
96807A BHS1 BOONSBORO BHS1 BOONSBORO HIGH Northrop Grumman
97963B JC Patriots BEL AIR JC Patriots John Carroll School Northrop Grumman

 

Maryland Division

Number Name City Short Name School
24K Super Sonic Sparks Reisterstown Super Sonic Sparks Sparks 4-H Tech Club
53B Area 53 Alien Raiders Greenbelt Area 53 Alien Raiders ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH
53E Area 53 Alien Raiders Greenbelt Area 53 Alien Raiders ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH
341A Iron Eagles Severn Iron Eagles Annapolis Area Christian School
855A SPEAR-IT Pomfret SPEAR-IT SPEAR
899A ALLUMINATORS Waldorf ALLUMINATORS North Point High School
929H Hereford Zone Robotics Parkton Hereford Zone Robotics HEREFORD HIGH
929R Hereford Zone Robotics Parkton Hereford Zone Robotics Hereford High School
929U Hereford Zone Robotics Parkton Hereford Zone Robotics HEREFORD HIGH
934Z Towson Terminators Towson Towson Terminators  
1670W Weeping Angels Prince Frederick Weeping Angels Calvert High School
1727C REX Timonium REX DULANEY HIGH
1727G REX Timonium REX DULANEY HIGH
1727Z REX Timonium REX Dulaney High School
5588A Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
5588D Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
5588H Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
5588V Calvert Hall Cardinals Towson Calvert Hall Cardinals CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
5770B Lady Beasts Baltimore Lady Beasts Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women
5839B Eastern Tech Team B Baltimore Eastern Tech Team B EASTERN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
5839F Eastern Tech Team F Baltimore Eastern Tech Team F EASTERN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
7135G Loyola Robotics Towson Loyola Robotics Loyola Blakefield
7651Z 7651-JV Baltimore 7651-JV MERGENTHALER VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL HIGH
9080C Rebelution Hagerstown Rebelution SOUTH HAGERSTOWN HIGH
9080R The Rebel Hagerstown The Rebel SOUTH HAGERSTOWN HIGH
9080Z The Boomerz Hagerstown The Boomerz SOUTH HAGERSTOWN HIGH
42220A NEA Jags Baltimore NEA Jags NEW ERA ACADEMY
79666E Robo Knights Baltimore Robo Knights Baltimore City College
97963A JC Patriots Bel Air JC Patriots JOHN CARROLL SCHOOL
98719A Robotic Runner Bladensburg Robotic Runner ELIZABETH SETON HIGH SCHOOL

 

Parking

There is ample parking at the front of the school.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form Spanish.

Participant Release Form Spanish

 

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 V5.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5

 

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description