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FRA VRC/V5 Tournament - TN teams ONLY

01/29/2022
FRA VRC/V5 Tournament - TN teams ONLY

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-5091

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 20 / Spots Open: -

Event Region: Tennessee

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Early-Bird Registration Opens: Mon, Nov 15, 2021 6:00 PM EST

Standard Registration Opens: Sat, Dec 18, 2021 6:00 PM EST

Registration Deadline: Fri, Jan 21, 2022 7:23 PM EST

Price: $75.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.
Event Dates

Date: 01/29/2022

Venue/Location:

Franklin Road Academy
4700 Franklin Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37220
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Contact Information

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General Info

Franklin Road Academy welcomes you to our second annual tournament.

  • The event will be open to 24 middle and high school Tennessee VRC teams.
  • If the event is full, add your team/s to the waitlist should a spot open.
  • Both Driving and Programming Skills Challenges are open to all registered teams.
  • A campus map, parking information, pit/skills/competition layout, and other information will be provided closer to the tournament date.

COVID-19 

  • All information posted for this event is subject to change at any time given the implementation of new restrictions by the federal, state, or local governments or by FRA.  Any significant changes will be communicated via email and will be updated here.
  • We will follow all recommened and mandatory protocols regarding social distancing, masks, cleansing, etc.  Specific details will be emailed closer to the tournament date.

VEX Liability Release Form

  • Participants will be required to submit the VEX liability release form ONLINE before the meet.
  • Paper forms will not be accepted.
  • This document is located under the documents tab and is uploaded through your account on RobotEvents.com.

Thank you for your support, and we are looking forward to hosting you at Franklin Road Academy!
If you have any questions, please email Kelly Huddleston:  HuddlestonK@FranklinRoadAcademy.com.

Agenda

*The agenda is subject to change closer to the tournament date.  Should COVID-19 circumstances require a significant change, this may become a Skills-Only event; judged awards TBD.  Such changes will be communicated ASAP via email.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

  • 7:00-9:00 AM - Event Check-In/Registration/Inspections
  • Teams must be in line before 8:45 AM to be inspected 
    LATE Arrivals - Teams must contact the EP if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event
  • 8:00-9:00 AM - Skills fields open for inspected teams
  • 9:00-9:15 AM - Event meeting with Head Referee
  • 9:15 AM - Welcome and team directions
  • 9:30 AM - Qualification matches begin
  • 9:30 AM -2:00 PM - Skills field open
    Skills field closes promptly at 2:00 PM
  • 12:30-1:30 PM - Lunch break
    Skills will be open only from 1:00-1:30 PM during the lunch break
  • 1:30 - 3:00 PM - Complete remaining qualification matches  
  • 3:15 PM - Alliance selections
  • 3:30-4:00 PM - Elimination matches
  • 4:30 PM - Awards ceremony

Volunteer

We LOVE our volunteers!

  • No prior experience is necessary!  Training will be provided Saturday morning before the meet begins.
  • Please email HuddlestonK@FranklinRoadAcademy.com if you would like to help.
  • FREE snacks and meals are provided to all volunteers.

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, updates will be made by email.

Refund Policy

Given the unique and uncertain time in which we live, our refund policy is subject to change based on federal, state, local, or FRA policy changes due to COVID-19 guidelines/restrictions.

  • Any refund will not include the $5 processing fee assessed by RobotEvents.
  • Refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Refunds will not be issued for teams that register but choose not to come.

Health and Safety Policies

  • We will follow all recommened and mandatory protocols regarding social distancing, masks, cleansing, etc.  Specific details will be emailed closer to the tournament date.

Date: 01/29/2022
Franklin Road Academy
4700 Franklin Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37220
United States

Travel Info

Franklin Road Academy
4700 Franklin Road
Nashville, TN 37220
United States

Visit https://www.franklinroadacademy.com/about/contact-us-directions for more detailed directions to the campus.

Webcast

Livestream link:  https://www.twitch.tv/frarobotics97934