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Westview Wildcat Robotics VRC Tournament (Middle School Only)

Date
4-Dec-2021
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5776
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
32
Spots Open
11
Event Region
Colorado
Max Registrations per Organization
7
Price
$60.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Westview Wildcat Robotics Tournament

Welcome to the 7th Annual Westview Wildcat Robotics Tournament.  This event is designed with Middle School teams in mind to help them ease into VEX Competition.  The event may run at a slower pace to ease teams into a season and learn how the competitions work.  

Please visit this link for more information

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ODD4EyKtt98JsQo5hT37_r4VMr_0YYWr7AwTrY2VXtM/view

 


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Dec-2021

Venue/Location:
Westview Middle School
1651 Airport Road
Longmont, Colorado 80503
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Please visit this link for more information including the Agenda.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ODD4EyKtt98JsQo5hT37_r4VMr_0YYWr7AwTrY2VXtM/view

Volunteer

Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering for this event please email Danny Hernandez at hernandez_daniel@svvsd.org

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Cancellation Policy

It is Colorado and we have no idea what January 11th will have in store for us.  Should we have to cancel the event we will work on refunding all fees to teams.  Given the amount of tournaments in the area we will most likely not resechudle the event.

Refund Policy

Refunds

Should we have to cancel the event we will refund teams minus the $5 for processing fees. 


Date: 4-Dec-2021
Westview Middle School
1651 Airport Road
Longmont, Colorado 80503
United States

Travel Info

Hotel Information
Hampton Inn Longmont
850 South Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 772-2554

Plaza Hotel Longmont
1900 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 776-2000

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Longmont
1355 Dry Creek Drive
Longmont, CO 80503
(303) 684-0404

Courtyard Boulder Longmont
1410 Dry Creek Drive
Longmont, CO 80503
(303) 682-1166

Documents

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 game resources are found here: http://www.roboticseducation.org/vex-robotics-competitionvrc/current-game/ .

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes. http://www.vexforum.com

3. Visit the tournament's page on RobotEvents and read it carefully. (you are there)...

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)
* 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. http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/101-things.pdf

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

7. 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.

VEX Curriculum If you are still working on your robot design and have questions about integrating your various systems or want to ensure that you have powered your robot properly, refer to the Autodesk VEX Robotics Curriculum.

The curriculum is free. http://curriculum.vexrobotics.com/curriculum

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants and volunteers must be turned in during check-in. Please use this ONLINE WAIVER LINK to submit your waivers.  You will need to email the link to your students.