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Gateway to VEX (MS/HS)

Date
12-Nov-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-0300
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
75
Spots Open
75
Event Region
Kentucky
Max Registrations per Organization
12
Early-Bird Registration Opens
24-Oct-2022 08:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2022 08:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
11-Nov-2022 14:32 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 6th annual Gateway to Vex competition! 

An email will be sent to coaches for pizza orders prior to the event. Money for pizza orders will be due at team registration on the event day. 

Consessions will be available for spectators.

 

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. Event Partners should continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

 

 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2022

Venue/Location:
215 Glass Ave
215 Glass Avenue
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Doors Open : 8:00am

Inspection/ Skills open : 8:30 am

Drivers Meeting : 9:30 am

Qualification Matches : 10:00 am

Lunch: 12-1:00 pm

Alliance Selection 2:30 pm (subject to change)

Finals 3:00 pm (subject to change)

Awards 4:30 pm (subject to change)

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: Shawnna Combes 

Experience Level: No Previous experience is needed for most volunteer positions.

Time Commitment: You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.

Meals: Lunch and hospitality area provided for all volunteers.

Volunteer Positions Needed: 

  • Judges for Design Award (All Day Commitment, no previous experience required 8:00 am to 2:00 pm)
  • Skills Field Administrator (Adult)
  • Head Referee  (Adult)
  • Referees (Adults)

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event may be rescheduled in case of emergency/bad weather. Coaches will be contacted if issues arise

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be given to teams cancelling less than two weeks before the competition. Refunds will be sent out around 6 weeks from the event who cancel in due time. If teams registered and paid through robotevents we must receive the funds from robotevents first, this some times takes 3-6 months. Refund from robotevents will deduct 10%.

Health and Safety Policies

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. Event Partners should continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

1 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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