Event Code: RE-VRC-20-2942
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Event Format: Remote, Skills Only
Capacity: 16 / Spots Open: 10
Event Region: California - South
Max Registrations per Organization: 2
Registration Deadline: Wed, Nov 25, 2020 4:00 PM EST
Date: 11/27/2020 - 11/28/2020
Grade Level: All
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: No judging
Welcome to the VEX in the Valley - Remote Skills-Only tournament #1!
This is a Remote Skills-Only Event with no judging. Read below for the steps in getting your team competing.
This means that there will be no in person requirement for teams to travel, but teams will need to have field and ability to broadcast their Skill Run via Webex.
What will happen because of COVID-19?
Due to COVID-19, there are a few key differences in how this event will be played:
What is Skills-Only?
What does "Remote" mean?
This VEX VRC competition will be held entirely online via Webex. Prior to the event start, teams will sent a meeting link and password.
This means that you will need to have:
Teams should carefully review the VRC Change Up Appendix B section regarding team requirements for Remote Skills Matches: https://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/vrc-change-up/AppendixB-08172020.pdf (Pay close attention to RSE4 - RSE8)
We will be running matches live, and teams will need to be able to live stream their matches into Webex. Per the Game Manual, the Head Referee will be a certified referee for this remote event.
What do I need to do to get ready?
The following will be needed during your assigned skills slot:
Other items to should teams be aware of for this event?
Teams must be paid one weeks prior to the event. Teams not paid at this time may be dropped at the event partner's discretion to allow teams in from the waitlist. Refunds are not typically offered, but if you have a special case, please just let us know and we will see what we can do.
Can I watch the event?
Registered teams will have the ability to watch all other teams perform their skills runs if they wish as per RSE1. It is still TBD if this will be broadcast on the day of the event or will be recorded and posted at a later time.
Tentative Agenda Friday November 27 4~6pm Robot Inspection (Remotely) 6~8pm Skills Matches (up to 4 Teams - 2 per hour rotating) Saturday November 28 9~9:50am Robot Inspection for those that didn't do so the evening before 10am~6pm Skills Matches (Up to 3 Teams Per Hour rotating) 6pm Event Ends
This is a remote event but if you are interested, please contact: email@example.com
In the safety of your own home, there should be no bad weather.
In the case of conditions that may require in an event cancellation, please visit the event on Robotevents.com where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency. Teams should make sure their contact information in Robotevents.com is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.
No refunds after registration closes. Any refunds are at the discretion of the Event Partner and will be less the $5 RobotEvents processing fee. Per REC Foundation policy, no teams may be swapped within one week of the event.