Viking Invitational - VEX Robotics High School State Qualifier

01/25/2020
Viking Invitational - VEX Robotics High School State Qualifier

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-9229

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 30 / Spots Open: 7

Price: $45.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
VEX Robotics Competition - Division 1
Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) 2105B Swampbotics WARE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Waycross, Georgia, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 383T Lowndes Vikings LOWNDES HIGH SCHOOL Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) 1368A GoldenBoy IRWIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Ocilla, Georgia, United States
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) 1253C JavaBots COFFEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Douglas, Georgia, United States
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) 94271B Irwin County Middle School IRWIN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL Ocilla, Georgia, United States
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) 383T Lowndes Vikings LOWNDES HIGH SCHOOL Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Individual Award Winners
Award Recipient
Volunteer of the Year (VRC/VEXU) Jason Bellflowers
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
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.

Match Results

Ranking

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Team List ( 23 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
383G Lowndes Vikings Lowndes High School Valdosta, Georgia, United States
383S Lowndes Vikings Lowndes High School Valdosta, Georgia, United States
383T Lowndes Vikings LOWNDES HIGH SCHOOL Valdosta, Georgia, United States
383V Lowndes Vikings LOWNDES HIGH SCHOOL Valdosta, Georgia, United States
383W Lowndes Vikings LOWNDES HIGH SCHOOL Valdosta, Georgia, United States
1253A CHS JavaBots COFFEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Douglas, Georgia, United States
1253B JavaBots COFFEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Douglas, Georgia, United States
1253C JavaBots COFFEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Douglas, Georgia, United States
1253D JavaBots COFFEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Douglas, Georgia, United States
1368A GoldenBoy IRWIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Ocilla, Georgia, United States
1368B Wiregrass IRWIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Ocilla, Georgia, United States
2105A Swampbotics WARE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Waycross, Georgia, United States
2105B Swampbotics WARE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Waycross, Georgia, United States
2105C Swampbotics WARE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Waycross, Georgia, United States
2709A TCHS Blue Devils TIFT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Tifton, Georgia, United States
13941A NEMS Devil-Bots Northeast Middle Tift County Schools Tifton, Georgia, United States
31794A For The "T" EIGHTH STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL Tifton, Georgia, United States
66476A GWCFC Nemo's Crew George Washington Carver Freshman Campus Douglas, Georgia, United States
92287A Schley County #1 ellaville, Georgia, United States
94271B Irwin County Middle School IRWIN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL Ocilla, Georgia, United States
97801A Coffee Middle School COFFEE MIDDLE SCHOOL Douglas, Georgia, United States
99377A Panthers1 Palm Bay Prepatory Panama City, Florida, United States
99377B Panthers2 Palm Bay Prepatory Panama City, Florida, 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

 

Webcast

None


Date: 01/25/2020
Lowndes High School
1606 Norman Drive
Valdosta, Georgia 31601
United States

Travel Info

Travel Info

 

Drury Inn & Suites Valdosta

1327 N St. Augustine Road
Valdosta, GA 31601

229-253-0023
 

Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center


*Full Service Interior Corridor 158 Rooms & Suites Hotel
I-75 (Exit 16) & Hwy 84
1805 West Hill Avenue
(229) 244-1111 * Ask for Courtney Copeland, Kinsey
Hagedorn or Leah Porter
Worldwide Reservations (800) 465-4329
Email: stay@hivaldosta.com
*Breakfast not included. Other food, beverage & meeting space can
be customized to meet your needs.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites at Valdosta Mall

*Interior Corridor 95 Rooms & Suites Hotel
I-75 (Exit 18) at Valdosta Mall
1330 N. Saint Augustine Road
(229) 249-8900 * Ask for Ty O’Steen or Julie Davis
Worldwide Reservations (800) 465-4329
Email: stay@hiexvaldosta.com
*Includes “Express Start Breakfast"

Comfort Suites at Valdosta Mall


*Interior Corridor 88 All-Suites Hotel
I-75 (Exit 18) at Valdosta Mall
1332 N. Saint Augustine Road
(229) 249-8880 * Ask for John Camarillo or Jennifer Findley
Worldwide Reservations (800) 221-2222
Email: stay@csvaldosta.com
*Includes "Your Morning Breakfast"

Holiday Inn Express

1330 N St Augustine Rd
Valdosta, GA 31601-3536
229-249-8900

Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center
1805 West Hill Avenue
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-244-1111

Courtyard Marriott Valdosta
Valdosta, Georgia 31602 USA
229- 241-1301

Sleep Inn and Suites
3026 James Road
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-671-1111

Many other hotels are available within a mile of Lowndes High School.
Please email me for a list if needed.

Refund Policy

If cancellation occurs and a make-up date is not scheduled refunds will be sent to schools (minus REC fees).  

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If cancellation occurs and a make-up date is not scheduled refunds will be sent to schools (minus REC fees).  

Volunteer

All volunteers are TSA members, parents, elementary and middle school students and company sponsors.

Agenda

Tentative Schedule

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (Sign In/Practice/Inspection)
9:00 AM - Sign In Closed
9:00 AM - Drivers Meeting
9:15 AM - Opening Ceremony
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Qualification Rounds
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch- we will be offering concessions for a reasonable cost.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Complete Qualification Rounds
2:10 PM - Alliance Selections
2:30 PM - Finals Start
4 PM - Closing Ceremony

Event Dates

Date: 01/25/2020

Venue/Location:

Lowndes High School
1606 Norman Drive
Valdosta, Georgia 31601
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Matthew North
Title: VEX Advisor
Email: mattnorth@lowndes.k12.ga.us
Phone: 904-515-3713
Event Day Phone: 904-515-3713

Secondary Contact
Greg Terry
Title: VEX Advisor
Email: gregterry@lowndes.k12.ga.us
Phone: 229-251-1014
Event Day Phone: 229-251-1014

General Info

General Info

 

Competition Preperation

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.

For all rules--How to run a team, do your engineering notebook and steps to build your robot here.

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.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.