Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Inspiring students, one robot at a time.

United South Central MS/HS VEX Tournament

Date
11-Feb-2023
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-8491
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
48
Spots Open
2
Event Region
Minnesota
Early-Bird Registration Opens
15-Aug-2022 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
31-Dec-2022 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
1-Feb-2023 21:30 EST
Price
$100.00

Login to Register

General Info

United South Central Tournament Details!

Parking: The school has an open lot right in front of the building. Please enter through the main United South Central door in the middle of the building. Teams can load and unload in the first bus lane when they arrive. Check-in will be right inside at the door.

Inspection: Inspections will take place in the gym in the qualifying match que area. Assistance from coaches would be appreciated

Concessions: Concessions will be open from 8AM till 4ish. Breakfast will have some doughnuts and standard snack options. Lunch will have an option of a large baked potato bar for people looking for something with a little more substance which will be next to the main concession stand. Pizza, hotdogs, snacks and beverages will be offered throughout the afternoon at the main concession stand as well.

Volunteers: As a smaller program, any extra volunteers will help bring in more non-local help (mainly refs and judges) will help keep the day running smoothly and to recommendations from VEX and REC.

Participation and Consent Form:
All team members, coaches and adult mentors should fill out the online consent form which is good all season and for all RECF run events. A link to the instructions for online consent form can be found here

Other General Tournament Info:

 

- Alliances will be 2 teams.
- All teams up to 36 will participate in the finals.
- If an odd number of teams, the last-ranked team should still attend Alliance Selection in case a team withdraws due to a problem with their robot.
- All finals matches will be one-and-done (no best-of-three matches). 
- Ties in finals matches will be replayed until a winner is determined.

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Feb-2023

Venue/Location:
United South Central High School
600 11th Street Southwest
Wells, Minnesota 56097
United States

Contact Information

You must login to contact this Event Partner

Agenda

7:30 AM: Check in/inspection; Practice Fields Open

8:30 AM: All teams and notebooks need to be checked in

9:00 AM: Check in/Inspection closes

9:15 AM: Opening Ceremony/Team Meeting

9:30 AM: Qualification rounds begin

12:30 PM: Lunch Break

1:00PM: Qualification rounds continue

3:30 PM: End qualifications

3:45 PM: Alliance Selection for elimination rounds

4:00 PM: Elimination rounds                                                                 

5:00 PM: Closing and Awards Ceremony

Volunteer

Volunteers: As a smaller program, any extra volunteers will help bring in more non-local help (mainly refs and judges) will help keep the day running smoothly and to recommendations from VEX and REC.

 

Doug Sahr, 507-383-9779, dsahr@unitedsouthcentral.org

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the tournament needs to be cancelled registered teams will be notified as soon as it is known via the contact email.

Refund Policy

We are offering a refund if event is cancelled and NOT postponed. Teams that cancel will only be refunded if another team takes their place will get a refund, minus administrative fees ($5/team).

Judging Format

All 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

5 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

Please login to add or remove teams from the waiting list.