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Crown Point Blended VRC Winter Tournament

Date
12-Feb-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5176
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
40
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Indiana
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

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

This event has 3 State Qualification Spots 1= HS Excellence, and 2 = Champions.
This event will be a blended state qualifier.  There will be a HS and MS Excellence Award if there are at least 10 of each grade level competing on the day of the event.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here.

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Goggles/Safety Glasses
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and
Excellence Awards )
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.

6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

Participation and Consent Form
A completed form for all participants must be completed online prior to the event.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Feb-2022

Venue/Location:
1500 S Main St
1500 South Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Schedule:
7:00 am Doors Open
7:15 - 9:00 Registration and inspection
9:00 - 9:15 Drivers meeting
9:15 - 9:30 Announcements and introductions
9:30 - 12:00 Qualification Rounds
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch (visit our concession stand)
1:00 - 2:15 Qualification Rounds
2:30 - 3:00 Alliance Selection
3:15 - 5:15 Elimination Rounds
5:15 - 5:45 Championship Rounds
5:45 pm Awards

Volunteer

We welcome volunteers to our event. Please contact me at mleblanc@cps.k12.in.us if you wish to volunteer. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather condition or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where I will post updates about the event status as needed in the General Description. Please contact me at 219.671.4774 if you are going to be running late. Match list will be generated as scheduled and cannot be re-run.   

Refund Policy

Under normal circumstances, there will be no refunds for this event. In the case of cancellation due to COVID, or a team cannot attend due to COVID, a refund of 50% will be returned to the address listed on file in robotevents. We cannot offer a full refund due to the costs incurred in the setup of the event.  

Please be sure you understand this policy before registering.

Health and Safety Policies

COVID Restrictions: Please note these may change at any time up to and including the day of the event.

Mask: Optional
Teams will be sharing tables
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, We ask that you stay home.

Spectators will be welcomed at this event.