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Downey VEX MS Only Tournament(Invitational)

Date
12-Nov-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-8394
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
32
Spots Open
0
Event Region
California - Region 4
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
29-Aug-2022 20:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2022 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
7-Nov-2022 20:00 EST
Price
$160.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is a MIDDLE SCHOOL only event hosted by Downey Unified School District. The proceeds from this event are used to sustain DUSD robotics programs and to host tournaments for teams from around the Southern California area. 

This is an Invitational Event, if you would like to register please contact the Event Partner and add yourself to the waitlist

Thank you for participating in our tournament and we hope you enjoy our event!

  • We will not be offering a meal plan for teams, but there will be a concession stand selling prepackaged items.
  • There are many food options in the Downey community surrounding the campus.
  • There will be two competition fields, a Skills Challenge field and a full practice field at this event.
  • Both Driving Skills and Programming Skills Challenges are open to all registered teams.
  • This event will have a six team limit on the number of teams per school. If the event is full please place your team on the waiting list.
  • On-site parking is free.

Late Arrivals

Teams must be checked in 45 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event. 

Team Payment

Teams must be paid two weeks prior to the event. Teams not paid at this time may be dropped at the event partner's discretion to allow teams in from the wait list.


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2022

Venue/Location:
Griffiths Middle School
9633 Tweedy Lane
Downey, California 90240
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

7:15 am Doors Open/ Practice Field Opens

7:30 am Inspection Begins

8:45 am Driver's/Coaches Meeting

9:00 am Opening Ceremony

9:15 am Qualifying Matches Begin/ Robot Skills Fields Open

12:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 pm Qualifying Matches Continue

2:30 pm Alliance Selection

3:00 pm Finals Begins

4:45 pm Awards Ceremony

5:00 pm Clean Up 

5:15 pm Event Closes

Volunteer

If friends or family are interested in volunteering for this event, please email Ron Legaspi (rlegaspi@dusd.net).

We need all the volunteers we can get! Thank you

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

UPDATED: June 30, 2022

Tournament is indoors. Only under severe weather circumstances would the event be cancelled. An email would be sent the day before if there is a chance of cancellation. Teams should make sure their contact information is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

In the case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on Robotevents.com where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency.   Make sure your team contact information is up to date in your robotevents.com account, as this is the information that will be used to contact your team. 

We will be operating this event according to current COVID policies established by our district school board. 

 

Refund Policy

Due to fixed costs refunds will not be provided within two weeks of the event and are made at the discretion of the event partner.

Webcast

https://youtu.be/y1zJrWBS2oM

Judging Format

In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.

Electronic Engineering Notebook Submissions:  Engineering notebooks can be submitted electronically for evaluation, with a submission deadline of November 5, 2022.