Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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2021-2022 Viking HS Tipping Point VRC (In person-Standard Judging)

Date
22-Jan-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-21-5875
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
32
Spots Open
5
Event Region
Kansas
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Price
$35.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is for Kansas high school teams only. We will have one competition field and one skills field.

Teams may pay by check on the day of the event (please notify the event partner) or may make arrangements to pay online up to the day before the event to avoid the refund process if the event has to be canceled. Simply select "pay later" when checking out for registration.

COVID rules (subject to change):

  • All unvacinated people are encouraged to wear a mask.
  • All vaccinated people are encouraged to wear a mask.
  • Any person who has tested positive for Covid, has had symptoms, or has been exposed to someone who tested positive in the last 14 days should not attend the event.
  • Teams should bring a bottle of hand sanitizer for their pit table and sanatize/wash often.
  • We will have a concessions stand serving lunch options. An email will be sent to coaches after registration.

 

Participation and Consent Form - All participants must complete the consent form online before attending the event.

Waiting List - If this event is full, please add your team to the waitlist and contact the event partner, there are often last minute cancelations in which case I will start at the top of the waitlist


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Jan-2022

Venue/Location:
Seaman High School
4850 Northwest Rochester Road
Topeka, Kansas 66617
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

 

7:30 AM Doors open and inspections begins (turn in notebooks at inspection)

8:30 AM Inspections Close

8:45 AM Drivers Meeting

9:00 AM Competition and Judged Awards begins

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Break 

1:00 PM Alliance selection

1:30 PM Elimination rounds begin.

2:30 PM Tournament Concludes and Awards Ceremony begins.

3:00 PM Conclusion of Tournament

Volunteer

If you are interested in helping at a robotics event or helping mentor a team please contact me. Some of the roles at an event are: set up, tear down, concessions, referees, judges, running tournament software and MC. If you would like to help at this event or future events contactthe event partner. Some of these roles do require training before the event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the weather gets bad enough that the minimum number of teams won't be able to make it then we will cancel the event. If your team has decided not to attend due to weather please contact Don Koon on the phone number listed for day of event immediately.

Refund Policy

In the event the tournament is cancelled by the hosting school, teams will receive a refund. Teams may pay be check, the day of the event (please let the event partner know if you are doing this) or click "pay later" at registration. This is to avoid the refund process. For teams that have already paid, they need to request a refund 48 hours before the event begins in order to recieve a refund. Please be aware that if you have paid ahead through REC they will still charge your team a Five dollar fee.

Health and Safety Policies

COVID rules (subject to change):

  • All unvacinated people are encouraged to wear a mask.
  • All vaccinated people are encouraged to wear a mask.
  • Any person who has tested positive for Covid, has had symptoms, or has been exposed to someone who tested positive in the last 14 days should not attend the event.
  • Teams should bring a bottle of hand sanitizer for their pit table and sanatize/wash often.