Cardinal Classic VRC (HS & MS)
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Early-Bird Registration Opens
- 9-Oct-2019 07:00 EDT
- Standard Registration Opens
- 14-Dec-2019 07:00 EST
- Registration Deadline
- 17-Jan-2020 12:00 EST
- It is past the registration deadline.
The Cardinal Classic VRC will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, MD. We're looking forward to having your team compete in the "Tower Takeover" competition! This event is open to both high school and middle school VRC teams and will qualify teams for the Maryland State Vex Championship. The event will open on Friday evening for early inspection and Skills Challenges from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. We encourage you to come early with your robot. The pit area will be locked overnight and you'll be ready to go in the morning!
As the event approaches, please monitor e-mail for additional information regarding event logistics, food pre-ordering and weather-related updates. Good luck with one of your final attempts to reach the State Championship! See you on the playing field!
Grade Level: All
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Event Dates & Locations
8102 Lasalle Road
Towson, Maryland 21286
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Cardinal Classic VRC
The Cardinal Classic VRC will be held on Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, MD. We're looking forward to having your team compete in the "Tower Takeover" competition!
Friday, January 24, 2020
6:00 pm : Doors Open to Public
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm : Early Inspections and Skills Fields Open
(Note that teams are encouraged to come early with your robot. The pit area will be locked overnight and you'll be ready to go in the morning! Check-In registration must still be completed on Saturday morning!)
Saturday, January 25, 2020
7:30 am : Doors Open to Public
8:00 am to 8:45 am : Registration and Inspections
8:45 am to 9:00 am : Drivers Meeting
9:00 am to 12:00 pm : Qualification Matches
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm : Lunch
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm : Qualification Matches
1:30 pm to 1:45 pm : Alliance Selection
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm : Eliminations & Awards
3:00 pm : Event clean up
Skills Fields will be open from 6:00 to 7:30 on Friday and 8:30 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, or until all teams have had an opportunity to compete.
Running on Schedule is Important
Our goal is to have teams compete in at least 6 matches total during qualifications. Matches will run at 1 match every 3.5 minutes.
Volunteers are always our key to a successful competition. There are many opportunities available for volunteers of all experience levels. We're happy to train you "on the job!" To volunteer for this event, please register at our sign-up link coming soon. Thank you!
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
Our event has historically had to deal with bad weather. Calvert Hall has a private contracting service to quickly remove snow and ice from walkways and parking lots. Because we are a private school, we will do everything possible to host the event, even if public school policies close school on Friday. Stay tuned to this website for additional information as the event approaches.
In the event of postponement, we will attempt to hold the event at a later date (TBD - Saturday only).
Refunds will be considered on a case by case basis but are not guaranteed. Because this event traditionally has a wait list, we request payment at the earliest possible date. Unpaid registrations are subject to cancellation. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
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