West Michigan VRC HS/MS Tower Takeover Mega League

09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019
West Michigan VRC HS/MS Tower Takeover Mega League West Michigan VRC HS/MS Tower Takeover Mega League

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-9168

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: League

Capacity: 100 / Spots Open: 2

Price: $90.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Awards have not been published.

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 98 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
216A Hot Wired Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216B Mechanical Penguins Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216C Pedal to the Metal Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216D System Overload Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216E Toxicitea Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216F Circuit Breakers Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216G Overclocked Robotics Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216H It Might Work Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
216J 2 Wheeled Unicycles Grandville Middle School Grandville, Michigan, United States
244A Get Bargensquashed Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244B Bring Back D.D. Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244C Just Act Natural Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244D The A Team Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244E The Big Brains Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244F Chunky Monkey Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
248A Light Switch Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248B Bot Sauce Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248C No It's Not Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248D Starfleet Command Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248E Bot Ross Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248F It's (Probably) Fine Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248G Arctic Knights Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
288A Cataclyst Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288B That's A Later Problem... Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288C Vegans Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288D Peafowls Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288E Chameleon Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288F That's A Good Question Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
457A Just Chaos JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457B "no U" takeover JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457C Loading . . . JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457D Four Amigos JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457E Warriors JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457F Mistakes Were Made JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457H Big Brain People JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
457J O.C.D. JENISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
636A Waffle_Cones GRJR Middle School Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
636B Potatoes GRJR Middle School Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
2140A 4 Sided Triangle JENISON HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
2140B Instrument of Distraction JENISON HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
2140C Danger Noodle JENISON HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
2140D OUTATIME JENISON HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
2140E 212th JENISON HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
2140F Press F to pay respects JENISON HIGH SCHOOL Jenison, Michigan, United States
2141A Sys4em 8ver10ad JENISON INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY Jenison, Michigan, United States
2141B "Coach Built" JENISON INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY Jenison, Michigan, United States
3223A Blackbird WEST MICHIGAN AVIATION ACADEMY Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
3223B Team Rosie WEST MICHIGAN AVIATION ACADEMY Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
3223C The Ailerons WEST MICHIGAN AVIATION ACADEMY Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
4911A High Voltage Michiana Youth Robotics and Engineering Niles, Michigan, United States
4911B Lightning Strike Michiana Youth Robotics and Engineering Niles, Michigan, United States
4911C High Gear Michiana Youth Robotics and Engineering Niles, Michigan, United States
8031A Uh-Oh Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031B Ketchup Stain Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031C Fix-It-Felix Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031D Hip2B^2 Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031E Q Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031F 8031F Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031G Nerd Nation Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031H 8031H Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8153A Don't be stupid Hudsonville Robotics - Riley MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8153B Electrodes Hudsonville Robotics - Riley MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8153C 4 RATS in a box Hudsonville Robotics - Riley MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8860A Grinding Gears Hudsonville Robotics - Baldwin MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8860B Easy as Pi Hudsonville Robotics - Baldwin MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8860C Ludicrous Speed Hudsonville Robotics - Baldwin MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
32285A Big Brains Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285B The Bots Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285C Gearheads Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285D Scrap Metal Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285E Nuts and Bolts Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620A Electrics UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620B Blue Crew UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620C Musketeers UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620D Skynet UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620E 42. UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
63600A Scrap Metal Grand Rapids Junior Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
63600B GLaDOS Grand Rapids Junior Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
63600C GIF or GIF? Grand Rapids Junior Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
97311A ScotsBots KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311B The Robotic HOOMans KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311C CalBots KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311D Whatchamacallit KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311E Wrench Dodgers KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311F T.R.A.P.P.E.R.S. KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311G We wanted a Flamethrower KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896A The Silly Goosez DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896B Content May Be Disruptive DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896C Ashers DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896D Project Q DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271A Team Minoin Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271B Semi-Good Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271C J^3 Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271D Fear Inoculum Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271E CalScots5 Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271F Unqubeícabellé Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271G Papi Harla Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271H Fracture Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, 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

 


Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019
Grandville Robotics & Engineering Center
4900 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019
Caledonia Kraft Meadows Middle School
9230 Kraft Avenue Southeast
Caledonia, Michigan 49316
United States

Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019
Hudsonville Public Schools Robotics Center (see travel note)
4995 32nd Ave
Hudsonville, Michigan 49426
United States

Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019
Jenison International Academy Building
800 Connie Street
Georgetown Township, Michigan 49428
United States

Travel Info

Hudsonville Robotics has moved to a new location - 32nd just south of Hudsonville High School.  The building was formerly Carpenter's Church and the entrance to our facility is on the north side of the building.  Park in the lot between the high school and our building.  More details here: http://www.hudsonvillerobotics.com/new-location/

Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be made 3 weeks prior to the event. Refunds, if approved, will be processed within 2 months following the event.

Event payments are expected when you register for the event and must be completed (showing PAID) a min of three weeks prior to the event date. Unpaid teams will be removed from the event to allow teams on my wait list to register. Please contact info@hudsonvillerobotics.com or any event partner if there are special considerations that need to be made.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit this page on Robotevents.com or www.hudsonvillerobotics.com where updates will be posted about the event status as needed. 

Volunteer

We have various positions for volunteers ranging from novice to expierienced.  You do not need to be a technical person to volunteer for the robotics events. We will be posting a volunteer signup web page in September.

If you have experience Refereeing or with Robot Inspections please contact your closest EP directly.

Agenda

Typical agenda:

Time Action
 5:00 PM   Doors Open
 5:50 PM   Drivers meeting/check-in closes
 6:00 PM   Qualification Matches Begin
 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM   Qualification Matches End

All times subject to change due to number of teams each night.

Event Dates

Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019

Venue/Location:

Grandville Robotics & Engineering Center
4900 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States


Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019

Venue/Location:

Caledonia Kraft Meadows Middle School
9230 Kraft Avenue Southeast
Caledonia, Michigan 49316
United States


Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019

Venue/Location:

Hudsonville Public Schools Robotics Center (see travel note)
4995 32nd Ave
Hudsonville, Michigan 49426
United States


Date: 09/24/2019 - 11/14/2019

Venue/Location:

Jenison International Academy Building
800 Connie Street
Georgetown Township, Michigan 49428
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Steve Clark
Title: Grandville
Email: clarkst1@gmail.com
Phone: 616-299-3422
Event Day Phone: 616-299-3422

Secondary Contact
Pete Niemann
Title: Hudsonville
Email: pete@westmidata.com
Phone: 616-915-0999
Event Day Phone: 616-915-0999

Additional Contact Information:

Katie Clark (Grandville) 616-299-3637

Doug Hepfer (Grandville) 616-540-3239

Adam Timmer (Jenison) 616-457-4779

Jennifer Newberry (Jenison) 616-262-9142

Kelly Clark (Caledonia) 616-498-2315

 

General Info

This fall season the West Michigan Robotics Event Partners have joined together to run the "Mega League" for the second year in a row where up to 100 teams can register to complete.  Area event partners will host 20 league nights over eight weeks and then top ranked teams will compete in separate state qualifying HS and MS finals tournaments.

No awards will be given from this event - please see the details below.

Event Dates and Locations 

    Section A     Section B     Section C
    1   Tue, Sep 24 Grandville     9   Thu, Oct 17 Grandville     16   Mon, Nov 04 Caledonia (MS Only)
    2   Thu, Sep 26 Jenison     10   Mon, Oct 21 Grandville (MS Only)     17   Tue, Nov 05 Grandville
    3   Tue, Oct 01 Hudsonville     11   Tue, Oct 22 Jenison     18   Thu, Nov 07 Jenison
    4   Thu, Oct 03 Grandville     12   Wed, Oct 23 Caledonia     19   Tue, Nov 12 Hudsonville
    5   Mon, Oct 07 Caledonia (MS Only)     13   Thu, Oct 24 Grandville     20   Wed, Nov 13 Caledonia
    6   Tue, Oct 08 Grandville     14   Tue, Oct 29 Hudsonville (MS Only)     21   Thu, Nov 14 Grandville
    7   Thu, Oct 10 Jenison     15   Thu, Oct 31 Grandville        
    8   Tue, Oct 15 Hudsonville        

 

League Rules
<ML01> We will follow the competition rules of the Tower Takeover Game Manual.
<ML02> To qualify for the finals, teams must compete on at least four league nights.
<ML03> We will attempt to schedule your team for as many nights as possible.
<ML04> Teams may request to compete on more nights. Teams with less than four nights completed will be given preference otherwise it’s based on first request.
<ML05> Schedule change requests must be submitted at least 24 hours before a league night.
<ML06> Four of the nights will be reserved for middle school only. If you would like to request MS only nights then please contact a hosting EP. If you request MS only we will do our best to schedule as many events on the MS only nights but teams may still be added to blended events.


Skills
<ML07> Teams will have a maximum of six (6) drivers skills and six (6) programming skills runs during the league.
<ML08> Skills will be offered starting at event 8. Teams will be allowed a maximum of two drivers skills and two programming skills per league night. Additional runs may be offered if time permits at the discretion of the hosting event partner that night.


Finals Qualifications
<ML09> There will be a finals event for both the middle and high school ages.
<ML10> The top 24 or top 30% of teams will be invited based on the combined ranking (by winning percentage) of all of the league nights as determined by the Vex Tournament Manager software.
<ML11> To qualify for the finals teams are required to compete on at least four league nights.
<ML12> The finals will be scheduled across two nights (Tuesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 21st for High School and on Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th for Middle School). All league scores will be reset. The first night will have five qualification rounds, skills, and judging. The second night will have two qualification rounds, elimination alliance selection, elimination rounds, and awards.


Finals
The finals will be an invitational released on Robot Events at a later date. All location and award information will be available at that time.