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[Signature Event] Northeast Wisconsin VRC Showdown: Tipping Point - High School Only

Date
3-Feb-2022 - 4-Feb-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-4945
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
66
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Wisconsin
Max Registrations per Organization
4
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2021 08:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
21-Jan-2022 17:00 EST
Price
$250.00

A maximum of 75% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Wisconsin 50% 33 3
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Northeast Wisconsin VRC Showdown

We are excited to again host a VRC Signature Event in Wisconsin at historic Lambeau Field in the Atrium.  This event will be one to remember!

Please check back here often as we update this website with more details about the event.

Fox Valley Competitive Robotics Website: https://fvcompetitiverobotics.com/

Signature Event Details

As a signature event, there are several special features of this event that will be different from many VRC tournaments:

  • No more than 75% of teams may come from a single region
  • Competition fields will be raised (practice and skills fields will be on the floor)
  • Matches will be split between two days of competition
  • 3 World Championship Qualifications will be awarded at the tournament

Event Judging

Judging will be in-person at the event. Per RECF guidelines, teams need a physical notebook for in-person judging. If they have been creating and maintaining it digitally, then they should print out a hard copy.

Food at Event

No carry-ins are allowed at Lambeau Field, but 1919 Kitchen and Tap is a restaurant inside the venue and will have in-restaurant service as well as take out ordering available.

Lambeau Field Tours

We are excited to be hosting this event at historic Lambeau Field in the Atrium. Lambeau Field is a world-class sports facility that is rich with history and is a destination for people across the globe. As part of this event, individuals may sign up for guided tours of Lambeau Field on Thursday before the competition begins. You may purchase tour tickets at https://www.packershofandtours.com/explore/stadium-tours

Custom Event Apparel

Custom event apparel will be available for purchase at the event.

Pit and Competition Layout

Team pits will be arranged in "pods" with 12-14 teams sharing an area with a practice/skills field. Teams will be just feet away from their practice field. A Skills Matches period will be included in the schedule, allowing teams to complete Skills runs at the pod field.

Team Pod Layout:

team pod layout

 

Three raised competition fields will be located in a central area in the venue for Qualification, Skills and Finals matches.

Competition Layout

competition layout

Registration Fee

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration. Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams. 


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2022 - 4-Feb-2022

Venue/Location:
Lambeau Field Atrium
1265 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Day 1

Thursday, February 3, 2022

9:00-3:00

Setup, Optional tours of Lambeau Field

3:00

Registration/Pits/Inspection opens

5:00

Opening Ceremonies

5:45-8:30

Matches 1-3

9:00

Venue closes

Day 2

Friday, February 4, 2022

7:30

Venue Opens

8:00-9:00

Skills Matches in Team Pods and Competition Fields

9:00-11:30

Matches 4-6

11:30-12:30

Lunch Break

12:30-3:00

Matches 7-9

3:00

Alliance Selection

3:30

Finals

5:00

Awards and Closing

5:30-7:00

Tear-down, Cleanup

Volunteer

We will need many volunteers to make this event a success. Volunteers can sign up here: https://signup.com/go/ekggGnX

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Northeast Wisconsin can have widely varying weather in the winter months. Teams should consider the impact weather may have on travel and accomodation plans. The event will only be cancelled in the most extreme of circumstances. Check back here for updates.

Refund Policy

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams that are added to the event from the waitlist are asked to pay for the event within 1 week. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration.

Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams.

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Health and Safety Policies

Conditions change frequently due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. We will post any restrictions and policies that need to be followed here as we get closer to the event.


Date: 3-Feb-2022 - 4-Feb-2022
Lambeau Field Atrium
1265 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304
United States

Travel Info

Special rates have been negotiated at the following hotels:

Lodge Kohler

1950 South Ridge Road

Green Bay, WI 54304

$199 Wed & Thurs, $259 Friday. Limited number of rooms - Call (855)407-7346, reference Reservation #137173 and reiterate to them that they are part of a group block under the name of Fox Valley Competitive Robotics, Inc. This block will be held until January 3, 2022.

Tundra Lodge

865 Lombardi Avenue

Green Bay, WI 54304

$109.95 Thurs, $229.95 Friday. 4 waterpark passes per room.

WATERPARK HOURS: 2/3/2022 closed, 2/4/2022 4pm-10 pm and 2/5/2022 9am-10pm. Hours may be subject to change.

Reservations call 920-405-8700, reference "Robotics Conference". This block will be held until January 14, 2022.

Quality Inn

1978 Holmgren Way

Green Bay, WI 54304

$90 Thurs & Friday, Rate is based on 2 adults, $10 each additional adult 12 years or older. Call 920-498-8088, reference Robotics Conference at Lambeau. Block available until January 14.

Additional hotels are being negotiated, please check back soon!

 

Arrival and Check-in Information

  • Teams can arrive and check in between 3:00 and 4:30.
  • Parking will be free for the event.
  • Spectators and Teams can enter at the American Family Gate. All equipment must be hand-carried, no carts are allowed through the entrance - an escalator or stairs is required to reach competition and pit area. See the map in the Image Gallery for details.
  • Teams with equipment on carts or equipment that they would not like to carry by hand must drop equipment off at the Bus Bay. No carts may be brought in through the regular Atrium gates. Workers will be on hand to help transport material dropped off at the Bus Bay to the pit area (it is a bit of a walk and it is not heated). See the map in the Image Gallery for details.
  • If any teams need to drop off material earlier due to travel considerations, please email and we will arrange for you to drop off your items and they will be held until check in: nnolte@fvlhs.org

Webcast

Day 1 Livestream link: https://youtu.be/KJFcy7Vzq0U

Day 2 Livestream link: https://youtu.be/SwwdjQbRGVs

Regional Capacity & Waitlist

Regional Capacity Settings

No more than 75% of teams at a signature event may come from one region. If your regional capacity has been reached but you would still like to register, please put your team on the waitlist. If the event does not fill we will be able to override regional settings and invite teams from the waitlist.