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VEX Robotics Ontario In-person VRC Provincial Championships 2023, Remote judging and Engineering Book Submission.

Date
5-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-0964
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
N/A
Capacity
80
Spots Open
16
Event Region
Ontario
Standard Registration Opens
19-Nov-2022 08:00 EST
Registration Deadline
28-Feb-2023 16:00 EST
Price
CA$300.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

CanSTEAM Foundation is pleased to host the VEX Robotics Ontario Provincial Championships.

Qualification to the VEX World Championships

This event will include spots for the VEX World Championships 2023.

  • Excellence Award (HS)
  • Excellence Award (MS)
  • Tournament Champions
  • Design Award
  • Robot Skills Champion
  • Tournament Finalists
  • Innovate Award
  • Think Award
  • Amaze Award
  • Build Award
  • Create Award

If there is a double qualifier as per the Qualifying Criteria, the replacement team comes from the Robot Skills Challenge standings at THIS EVENT.

Competition Preparation

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

  1. Review the rules, the code of conduct, and run through the inspection checklist
  2. Check the VEX Forum and the Q&A for official rule updates and changes.
  3. Carefully read all of the information contained in this tournament posting
  4. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 
  5. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.
  6. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Mar-2023

Venue/Location:
Niagara Falls Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Avenue
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3Y9
Canada

Contact Information

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Agenda

Tentative Agenda

Sunday, March 5th

  • Doors Open at 8:00 AM
  • Inspection Opens at 8:15 AM
  • Opening Ceremonies from 8:30 AM to 8:35 AM
  • Driver's Meeting from 8:35 AM to 9:00AM
  • Qualification Matches from 9:00AM to 12:00 PM
  • Lunch Break from 12:00 PM to 1:00PM
  • Qualification Matches from 1:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Alliance Selection from 4:15PM to 4:30PM
  • Elimination Matches & Awards from 4:45PM to 7:00PM
  • Closing remarks / photos

Volunteer

Remote judges sign up form. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f44aaae2ca2ffc07-vexontario1#/
Event volunteers sign up form. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f44aaae2ca2ffc07-vexontario3#/

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Should the weather prove difficult we will make every attempt to run the tournament and email updates to all teams

Please make sure your contact information is correct in Robot Events.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event: 

  • Refunds will be provided.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event and then chooses to withdraw or not attend: 

  • No refunds will be processed. 

Health and Safety Policies

We will be following all Government and Local health authority health guidelines at the time of the tournament..  

Date: 5-Mar-2023
Niagara Falls Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Avenue
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3Y9
Canada

Travel Info

Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls 
Night of March 4 and 5:
https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1676041686621&key=GRP&app=resvlink 
Event Summary:
CanSTEAM Foundation
Start Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
End Date: Monday, March 6, 2023
Last Day to Book: Monday, February 22, 2023
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
• Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls for 175 CAD - 195 CAD per night

Individuals can also reserve by calling the hotel directly at 1-877-353-2557 and request the special convention rate " CSF ".   Please note that your group cut off date is February 22nd. 

Complimentary Wifi and 2 bottled water.  The website will quote a $15.95 Destination Amenity Fee, however group is exempt from this fee.  

Webcast

Webcast will be available at VEX Ontario Channel

https://www.youtube.com/@vexontario

Judging Format

Hybrid Judging: Judging Interviews and Digital Notebook Judging done remotely.  

Payment Information

As Robot Events does not accept payment for events outside of the US, and not calculating the tax properly. Please pay through the following web site

https://cansteam-foundation.myhelcimstore.com/product/vex-robotics-ontario-vrc-provincial-championships--re-vrc-22-0964/

Payment final deadline February 28th, 5PM.

 

Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams.