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Husky Robotics VRC Tipping Point MS/HS Tournament

12/04/2021
Husky Robotics VRC Tipping Point MS/HS Tournament

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-5174

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 50%+

Event Region: Michigan

Max Registrations per Organization: 6

Registration Deadline: Fri, Nov 26, 2021 11:59 PM EST

Price: $90.00

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Event Dates

Date: 12/04/2021

Venue/Location:

Benzie Central High School
9222 Homestead Road
Benzonia, Michigan 49616
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No judging

Contact Information

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General Info

This is a VEX Robotics Competition, Tipping Point, Tournament for both middle school and high school teams with possible spots available to advance to the State Championship (TBD in Nov.)

Teams that register, but do not pay, may be moved to the waitlist after two weeks of non-payment.  Any team that has not paid by 11/20/21 (two weeks prior to the event) will be moved to the waitlist.

At this time spectator attendance is allowed but this may change with CDC and Leelanau County Health Dept. recommendations.

At this time, following the Benzie Central School Board Return to School Plan, masks are to be used at the discretion of the individual.  This may change and become a requirement with updated CDC and Leelanau County Health Dept. recommendations.

If you are sick or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 recently, please do not attend the event.

Updated 8/17/21

Agenda

12.4.21 Husky Robotics VRC Tournament Tipping Point 

Agenda is subject to change

7:30am-8:30am          Team Check-In / Robot Inspections

                                    Welcome/Team Meeting

8:30am-9:30am       Robot Skills Challenge Matches

9:30am-11:40am Qualification Matches (6 per team)

12pm                    Alliance Selection

12:20pm              Finals

1:30pm               Results Announced

Updated 8/17/21

Volunteer

Contact the EP Marc Alderman if you are interested in volunteering.

aldermanm@benzieschools.net

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the unlikely event of the Event Partner canceling the tournament due to bad weather, a makeup date will be scheduled.  If you are unable to attend the makeup date, a refund of $85 (registration less the $5 per team REC processing fee) will be issued.

Refund Policy

This may be another challenging season for VEX robotics.  As we all work to navigate how to safely engage young people in robotics competitions a lot of flexibility and understanding is needed.

The refund policy is not meant to penalize any participants.  It is what I feel is fair for all parties involved.

If the event is canceled because of restrictions put forth by Benzie Central Schools, the Benzie/Leelanau Health Dept., or the State of Michigan all teams will be issued a refund of $85.  This is less the $5 fee the REC assesses and helps keep Husky Robotics from going into the red for making the effort to host a face to face tournament.  Please understand that getting these refunds back to teams will take some time.  

If your team is not able to participate because of restrictions placed on your team by your parent organization (school, club, etc) or local Health Department you may ask for a refund of up to $85.

If your team is not able to participate because one of your team members has tested positive for or is suspected of having COVID-19 AND you are unable to find a substitute driver you may ask for a refund of up to $40.

If your team does not participate for any other reason there is no refund available.

Please contact me at aldermanm@benzieschools.net if you have any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Marc Alderman

 

Updated 8/17/21

Health and Safety Policies

Health and Safety Policies 2021/2022 Season

These policies will be updated and adjusted to follow the CDC, the Leelanau Health Dept, and the Benzie Central Schools’ “Return to Benzie Plan” which can be found here.

Whenever possible, social distancing of 3ft will be required.

Masks are not required and their use is at the discretion of the participant and their family.

Proof of vaccination will not be required.

Enhanced cleaning protocols will be followed.

A screening form may be required and will be provided as the event date gets closer.

Temperature checks will not take place upon entry to the building.

If you have a fever or any illness please do not attend the event.


Date: 12/04/2021
Benzie Central High School
9222 Homestead Road
Benzonia, Michigan 49616
United States

Travel Info

Please park in the front parking lot.  You may use the bus loop to drop off materials.

Webcast

This event will be webcast on the Husky Robotics FaceBook page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

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