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FRA VRC/V5 Tournament - TN teams ONLY

Date
01/29/2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5091
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
28
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Tennessee
Max Registrations per Organization
4
Price
$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Franklin Road Academy welcomes you to our second annual tournament.

  • The event will be open to 20 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.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 01/29/2022

Venue/Location:
Franklin Road Academy
4700 Franklin Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37220
United States

Contact Information

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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 

Judging Format

In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges