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Speedway: Tipping Point (VRC Blended) - Signature Event

11/12/2021 - 11/13/2021
Speedway: Tipping Point (VRC Blended) - Signature Event Speedway: Tipping Point (VRC Blended) - Signature Event

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-4946

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 60 / Spots Open: 19

Event Region: Indiana

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

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Indiana 50% 30 7

Max Registrations per Organization: 5

Registration Deadline: Thu, Nov 4, 2021 1:39 PM EDT

Price: $250.00

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Event Dates

Date: 11/12/2021 - 11/13/2021

Venue/Location:

Dallara IndyCar Factory
1201 Main Street
Speedway, Indiana 46224
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Contact Information

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General Info

Welcome to the 2nd Speedway Signature Event - Speedway: Tipping Point!

This year's event will be hosted at the Dallara IndyCar Factory, just outside the gates of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The Pit Stop Challenge and Indy500 Racing simulators will return, and we will also have 2-seater Indy Car rides. 

This event will offer 4 VEX Worlds qualifications:

Tournament Champions (2)

High School Excellence Award

Middle School Excellence Award

 

 

Agenda

FRIDAY November 12

 
 8:00AM Doors Open, Check-In, Inspection, and Practice Fields Open
 9:30AM Driver Meeting
10:00AM Opening Ceremony​
10:15AM – 12:15 PM Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch  
1:15 PM – 4:00PM Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Speedway Challenge - Pit Stop Challenge and Hot Lap Time Challenge

 
 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Skills Fields Open
7:00 PM 
Facility Closes  

 

SATURDAY November 13

 
 8:00AM Doors Open and Practice Fields Open
 9:00AM – 12:15 PM Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
12:15 PM - 1:15PM   
Lunch Break  
 
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM  Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Alliance Selection
 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Eliminations and Finals
 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Awards Ceremony & Photos at Winners Circle6:
 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Cleanup and Departure

Volunteer

The heroes of all VRC events are the volunteers, and this event will be no exception.  We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Registration

Inspection

Field Reset

Referees

Judges

Skills Referees

Setup

Teardown

If you're interested in volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Suzanne Phelps, at suzanne.phelps@chrysalisglobal.com

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of any emergency or bad weather, we will post updates on RobotEvents.com.  

If your arrival will be delayed, please call or text 317-590-7839 with your team number(s), and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Refund Policy

Refund requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

 

Health and Safety Policies

All attendees will be required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, any changes that will be required to the event.

More information on State of Indiana, Marion County, and Town of Speedway COVID policies can be found at:

https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2393.htm

https://marionhealth.org/homeslider/latest-on-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR0cadJD--wlgkHpaNGWMhtT6h4ygIMDowuDAHUQhiKME2SZEHRXFQ9Tsfw

https://www.speedwayin.gov


Date: 11/12/2021 - 11/13/2021
Dallara IndyCar Factory
1201 Main Street
Speedway, Indiana 46224
United States

Travel Info

Information on hotel rooms coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

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