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Region Robotics Rumble VEX VRC Blended; Portage, IN

Date
18-Dec-2021
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5482
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
48
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Indiana
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Price
$65.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Portage High School - West Building

  • 6450 US Highway 6
  • Portage, IN 46368
  • Central Time Zone (CST)

Arrival:

  • Enter through Door "F" (Facing US Hwy 6).
  • Bus and parking available in lot at Door "F".
  • Student waivers must be completed online
  • Competition Arena located in PHS West Gymnasium.
  • Team Pits located in adjacent PHS West Cafeteria
  • Facility is ADA accessible

COVID 19 Precautions:

  • Please see "Health and Safety" tab

Team Notebooks may be :

  • Physical
  • Digital (via Thumb Drive w/ team name as 1 pdf file.)
  • Submitted at Check-in

Interviews will be conducted with competitors judges and competitors wearing masks and socially distanced in large open environment.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Dec-2021

Venue/Location:
6450 US-6
6450 U.S. 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda: (Schedule subject to change)

8:00 A                  Doors Open

8:00-9:15             Registration, Inspection, and Practice

9:15-9:30             Drivers meeting, Announcements and Introductions

9:40                    Opening Ceremony and National Anthem

10:00-12:00 P    Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge

12:00-12:30        Break.  (Several fast food restaurants are near PHS on Rt. 6)

12:30-2:00          Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge

2:05-2:20            Alliance Selection

2:30-3:45            Elimination Matches and Championship

4:00-4:15            Awards and Closing Ceremony

 

Event will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/PortaBotz2567/

Volunteer

Any interested Volunteers should contact John.kappes@portage.k12.in.us

Spectators TBA, so this may be your way in the door.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of Cancelation, all team head coaches will be notified by phone call and email at the earliest possible time.

Refund Policy

If unable to reschedule and the event is cancelled due to poor weather or COVID, refunds will be issues within one month if cancelled by Event Partner, less the $5 REC fee. 

Requested cancellations/refunds intiated by registered teams will be handled on a per situation basis and may be reduced based on competition expenses. 

Health and Safety Policies

The event will operate in accordance with local health department guidelines at the time of the event. 

Teams will be notified of all protocols in place as the tournament nears. 

COVID Precautions:

  • Masks are recommended.
  • If anyone is sick, they should not attend...coaches, competitors, spectators
  • Hand Sanitation Stations will be spread throughout the tournament areas.
  • Clearly marked traffic patterns will be established and adhered to.
  • A Sanitation Crew will be on hand to sanitize populated areas.
  • Pre-Ordered Pizzas forms will be available.  Most concesion item are prepackaged.
  • Team Pits will be socially distanced and have individual charging stations.
  • Teams must honor staging and alliance zone markings.
  • If needed, teams must signal for a referee post-match; They may not approach the scorer table or Referees.
  • Electronic notebooks must be submitted via labeled thumb drive, as one pdf. file.
  • Team interviews will be conducted in large, open-space environment.
  • The Tournament will be live-streamed for spectators and parents. (link forthcoming)
  • Tournament will be rescheduled or cancelled as dictated by health agencies and PTS.
  • Additional preventative measures will be implemented as required.

 


Date: 18-Dec-2021
6450 US-6
6450 U.S. 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

Travel Info

Travel Info

Portage is located in Northwest Indiana minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes and 40 miles outside of Chicago, IL.

 

Portage High School-West Building (Door F)

6450 US Highway 6

Portage, IN 46368

 

From the South:

I-65 N to exit 258, E 37th Ave/Ridge Rd/US 6 in Hobart.

Drive 7.5 miles East Portage High School.

 

From the East:

US 30 West to IN 49 North @ Valparaiso.

IN 49 North to US Highway 6 West exit.

Drive 6 miles West to Portage High School

 

Several restaurants and shopping stores are located right near Portage High School.

Webcast

Event will be live streamed at www.facebook.com/PortaBotz2567/