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Maryland VRC High School State Championship - Tipping Point

Date
4-Mar-2022 - 5-Mar-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5130
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Capacity
50
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Maryland
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2021 21:13 EDT
Registration Deadline
24-Feb-2022 21:14 EST
Price
$150.00
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 VRC High School Maryland State Championship!

Teams must qualify for the Maryland VEX State Championship by competing in a qualifying event or having a top qualifying skills score at the end of the regular season.

If your team qualifies before January, 2022, registration must be paid by January 31, 2022.  If you qualify after January 1, 2022 you must pay within two weeks.  Anyone not registered and paid will be removed and replaced by a team from skills.  

We are excited to have our State Championship back again!
Reminder - Friday evening - get a jump start for your team by checking in, getting inspected, and doing some of your skills attempts.  Skills is open on Friday, March 4
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM   Check-in, Inspection, and Skills

VOLUNTEERS!   Judges and a few other spots remain open.  Please contact Chris Putnam cputnam@bcps.org     Volunteer sign up Linkhttps://signup.com/go/MhbqQoS


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Mar-2022 - 5-Mar-2022

Venue/Location:
1901 Delvale Ave
1901 Delvale Avenue
Dundalk, Maryland 21222
United States

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Agenda

Agenda 2022   updated 2/14/22

*SKILLS -  attempts are limited to:
3 robot driver
3 autonomous

Friday, March 4
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM   Check-in, Inspection, and Skills

Saturday, March 5

6 Qualification matches, one division

7:00 AM                       Doors Open

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM      Registration and Inspection

8:30 AM                       Opening Ceremony

                                    Drivers meeting

9:00 AM                       Qualification Matches Start
9:00 AM                       Skills open*

12:00 -12:45 PM         Lunch break

12:45-2:45                  Qualification Matches
2:45 PM                      Skills close

3:00-3:20                    Alliance Selections   -16 alliance captains-

3:30-4:15                    Elimination Eighth, Quarter & Semi-finals (14 matches)

4:15-4:30                     Awards cerermony- Skills, Judges

4:30-5:00                     Tournament Final (best of 3) 
5:00 - 5:30 PM           Awards Ceremony

 

Volunteer

 

Please contact Christopher Putnam if you are interested in helping out - cputnam@bcps.org
The following clubs have already stepped up to help with fields and support:
Hereford Zone Robotics
Calvert Hall College
Baltimore County Public Schools
Dulaney High School Robotics

We are in need of the following:
- Judges
- Emcees
- Referees
- field scorers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering and/or helping us recruit volunteers.  Please contact both Chris Putnam and Elizabeth Dodson at
cputnam@bcps.org     and   elizabeth_dodson@comcast.net  if you would like to volunteer or can assist us with recruiting volunteers.

We are currenly seeking the following key positions for experienced volunteers who have filled one of these roles at a local tournament:

  • Division Manager
  • Head Referee
  • Head Judge

We will be in need of many Judges, Computer Operators and General Assistants.  We will have training available on-site for these positions. 
 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering and/or helping us recruit volunteers.  Please contact both Chris Putnam at
cputnam@bcps.org if you would like to volunteer or can assist us with recruiting volunteers.

We will be in need of many Judges, Computer Operators and General Assistants.  We will have training available on-site for these positions.  We do have a lunch for volunteers.

Please also go to our volunteer signup to see  the spots available at https://signup.com/go/MhbqQoS 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Here is the plan for postponement due to weather date for this event.


March 12
Schedule and format would be posted after the March 5 event is postponed.

This event is subject to Baltimore County Public Schools weather policy.
If March 12th date does not work out...
In the event of cancellation, the world championship invitations will be based on VEX/Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation policy.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be considered on a case by case basis but are not guaranteed.  

Full refunds minus the $5 RECF fee charged to us will only be given if requested at least three weeks prior to event.

 No refunds will be given to any teams that cancel after February 20, 2022.
If the event is totally canceled, a portion of the entry fee will be refunded minus expenses of the event that cannot be recouped.

Please contact Christopher Putnam for any questions or concerns.  cputnam@bcps.org 

Webcast

UPDATE -  we cannot stream live but will record the event.

We will post the morning's qualifying matches during lunch break.  Then we will post the remainder of the event after awards.

 

Maryland Robotics

Youtube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGM_KQo5R_bV1ejAD4Lb7Gg 

 

Parking

There is ample parking at the front of the school.