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Bryan High School VEX Robotics High School Tournament - Tipping Point

Date
02/05/2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-4883
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
40
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Nebraska
Price
$90.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

** Facemasks are currently required at ALL times in ALL OPS Buildings **

Judging Information

Judging will take place in the team pits.  Notebooks should be turned in during check in.

Registration Information

All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have their official team number for this event.  Tournament fees must be paid before teams will be allowed to compete.  

Lunch and Concessions

Full concessions will be available from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.  Lunch specials will be available on site.

Competition Preparation

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.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. V5 Inspection checklist found Robot Inspection Checklist.

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 I wish I’d Known Before My 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.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.
Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.  participant-consent-form-spanish.


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 02/05/2022

Venue/Location:
Bryan High School
4700 Giles Road
Omaha, Nebraska 68157
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Tentative Schedule:

 

  7:00 a.m.      Doors Open
  7:30 a.m.  -   8:30 a.m.   Team Registration
  7:30 a.m.  -   9:30 a.m.   Inspections

  9:30 a.m.  -   1:00 p.m.   Team Interviews/Presentations  

  9:30 a.m.  -   2:00 p.m.   Skills Challenge
  9:45 a.m.  -   9:55 a.m.   Opening Ceremony

  9:55 a.m.  - 10:10 a.m.   Drivers Meeting
10:15 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m.   Qualification Matches
12:00 p.m.  - 12:30 p.m.   Lunch Break
12:30 p.m.  -   3:30 p.m.   Qualification Matches
  3:30 p.m.  -   3:50 p.m.   Alliance Selection
  4:00 p.m.  -   5:00 p.m.   Elimination Matches and Design Award Presented
  5:00 p.m.  -   5:10 p.m.   Awards Ceremony

 

Volunteer

We are always looking for good volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved, you can contact Jeff Erixon at jeffrey.erixon@ops.org or Alex Muessigmann at alexander.meussigmann@ops.org

Thank you

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, all team advisors will be contacted via email. While sometimes weather can be unpredictable, usually we will make a decision by 4:00pm the day before the event, if not earlier. I will also update the "EVENT NAME" to read "CANCELED" at the top.

Please ensure your contact information in Robotevents is current

Depending on the circumstances, we will make every effort to reschedule, rather than outright cancel the event.

Refund Policy

  • Full refund if request is made 3 weeks prior to the event (minus the $5.00 fee if paid through Robotevents).
  • Half (50%) refund if request is made 2 weeks prior to the event (minus the $5.00 fee if paid through Robotevents).
  • No refund if request is made less than 2 weeks prior to event.