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[Remote, Skills-Only] Rutgers VRC Remote Skills-Only Competition [MS & HS]

02/13/2021
[Remote, Skills-Only] Rutgers VRC Remote Skills-Only Competition [MS & HS]

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-3530

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: Remote, Skills Only

Capacity: 15 / Spots Open: 10

Event Region: New Jersey

Price: $35.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 02/13/2021

Venue/Location:

Rutgers University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
94 Brett Road
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No judging

Contact Information

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General Info

Mandatory: All participants must have a Participant Release Form on file. It is the responsibility of the coach to make sure this occurs. A link to the instructions on how to submit a Participant Release Form is found here: https://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2018/03/participant-release-form.pdf/

Please note: Sign-up sheets for both inspection slots and skills slots are available and will be given in the email after registering for the competition.

Inspection: Inspection will be done on the day of the competition (2/13/21) from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Please have a Competition Switch and Sizing Tool available during this time. 

Remote Skills: On Saturday, 2/13, you need

  • One Competition Switch or a Field Controller setup with Tournament Manager
  • Tool for sizing (VEX measuring tool, measuring tape, etc.)
  • Webcam(s) with the capability to be accessed in Zoom. One webcam is permissible if it can view the whole field as well as move around the field via the Head Ref's instructions. Otherwise, additional webcams are needed to accomplish these tasks. Webcams need to log into the event at least 5 minutes before your time slot.
  • One monitor or laptop, which shows the countdown/time.

Instructions on how/where to sign up for the available time slots and Zoom will be sent as soon as possible. Be sure to check your spam/junk folder if you don't receive a sign up email by 2/1/21

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)

Agenda

Event will be held on Saturday, February 13th, 2021 from 10 AM to 5 PM. 

Deadline for signing up for Inspection slots: (2/12), 4 PM EST

Deadline for signing up for skills slots: (2/12), 5 PM EST

Inspections: (2/13), 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST, 5 - 10 minutes 

LUNCH BREAK 

Skills: (2/13), 1 PM - 5 PM EST, slots will be 2 - 3 minutes long for each skills run. Teams are able to sign-up for back-to-back sessions if they would like. Teams are given a maximum of 3 driver and 3 porgramming skills runs. 

Awards will be annouced via email after the event

Volunteer

All volunteers have been provided by Rutgers IEEE, thank you. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Bad Weather will not be an issue as the event is remote.

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be given out. 

Health and Safety Policies

Competition is Remote. Teams are responsible for following proper social distancing guidelines with their own members during the duration of the competition. 


Date: 02/13/2021
Rutgers University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
94 Brett Road
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
United States

Travel Info

No need to travel! This is a Remote competition.