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: 20

Registration Deadline: Fri, Sep 20, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

Price: $90.00

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Team List ( 80 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
244A Get Bargensquashed GRANDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Grandville, Michigan, United States
244B Bring Back D.D. GRANDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Grandville, Michigan, United States
244C Just Act Natural GRANDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Grandville, Michigan, United States
244D The A Team GRANDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 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
288A Cataclyst Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288B That's A Later Problem... Grandville RoboDawgs 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 Grand Rapids Junior Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
636B Potatoes Grand Rapids Junior 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 2141B 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 We Shouldn't Be Here! Michiana Youth Robotics and Engineering Niles, Michigan, United States
4911C High Gear Michiana Youth Robotics and Engineering Niles, Michigan, United States
8031A 8031A Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031B 8031B 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 8031G Hudsonville Robotics - HS HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
8031H 8031G Hudsonville Robotics - HS HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
8153A 8153A Hudsonville Robotics - Riley MS HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
8153B Electrodes Hudsonville Robotics - Riley MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8153C 8153C Hudsonville Robotics - Riley MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8860A 8860A Hudsonville Robotics - Baldwin MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8860B 8860B Hudsonville Robotics - Baldwin MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8860C Ludicrous Speed Hudsonville Robotics - Baldwin MS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
32285A HCS Team A Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285B HCS Team B Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285C HCS Team C Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285D HCS Team D Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
32285E HCS Team D Hudsonville Christian School HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620A Unity A UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620B Unity B UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620C Unity C UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620D Unity D UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL HUDSONVILLE, Michigan, United States
36620E Unity E 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 63600C Grand Rapids Junior Robotics Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
97311A Middle School Team 1 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311B Middle School 2 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311C Middle School Team 3 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311D MS Team 4 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311E MS Team 5 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311F MS Team 6 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97311G MS Team 7 KRAFT MEADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896A MS Team 8 DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896B MS Team 9 DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896C MS Team 10 DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
97896D MS Team 11 DUNCAN LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271A Team Minoin Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271B CalScots2 Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271C J^3 Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271D CalScots4 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 CalScots7 Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States
98271H CalScots8 Caledonia High School Caledonia, Michigan, United States

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

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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

TSA Event: No

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 

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

 

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 Wednesday, November 20th 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.