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Framingham VRC Tipping Point January Middle School Only [Rescheduled]

Date
12-Feb-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5037
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
32
Spots Open
10
Event Region
Southern New England
Price
$40.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Framingham Robotics Clubs are delighted to be hosting this Tipping Point Tournament+Skils event for Middle School VRC teams. this event will not have judging due to logistics. Our event being held at Walsh Middle School, 301 Brook Street, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01701

The event date: February 12, 2022

Our event will be held in a single level of the main wing with all spaces interconnected with dedicated hallways. Qualifying matches and Eliminations will be in Large Gym with Pits for MS teams in Small Gym.

Ample parking is available at Walsh Middle School.  Teams and those with limited mobility should use the driveway circle to unload.  Handicap spots are in the small parking area alongside the building.

Lunch will be served to teams.  

We request that teams limit people coming to venue to those directly related to the team.

City of Framingham requires correct wearing of masks (certified N95 or KN95), cloth masks are discouraged, and Gaitor style covering are not acceptable.


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Feb-2022

Venue/Location:
Walsh Middle School
301 Brook Street
Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Preliminary Agenda:

7am Setup

8am Venue opens for teams to checkin, pit setup, and start inspection

9am Welcome and Drivers Meeting

10am Qualifying Matches start

2pm Qualifying Matches end

2:30pm Alliance Selection

3pm Elimination Rounds

5pm Venue Closes and teardown

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for the event please contact the event partners.  We are delighted to have community support for our events!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If venue is closed due to bad weather or any situation outside our immediate control and the event can not be rescheduled, refunds, minus event costs, will be issued within two months of event date.

Makeup date for this event has been scheduled for January 22nd.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be made after Registration closes January 6, 2022 5pm unless the event has been cancelled and can not be made up on the designated makeup date of January 22, 2022.

Teams with unpaid balances on RobotEvents.com will be placed on the waitlist one week prior to event, unless they have made payment arrangements with the Event Partner.

Refunds will be issued within two months after event date.

Health and Safety Policies

Health Advisory

As of January 31 the City of Framingham and Framingham Public Schools require all 5 years old and above to wear masks inside municipal buildings and schools regardless of vacination status.  Masks must properly cover nose and mouth and correctly worn.  Masks should be certified N95 or KN95.  Cloth masks are discouraged.  Gaitor style covering do not meet the requirement.

We will be updating this page to reflect current health guiance from Department of Health and School Administration. 

Webcast

We will attempt to Webcast all four fields from this event on two streams.  One stream will be from Cafeteria with side by side views of both Skills fields in that location, and similarly another stream from Gym with both fields side by side.

This is our first attempt at dual streams!  So may or may not work!

Here is the link to the playlist for both streams 

Stream to begin shortly after 9am 1/29 and stay online the whole event.