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Dan Spak Memorial VRC Blended Robotics Competition; Akron, Ohio

Date
12-Nov-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-8787
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
71
Spots Open
4
Event Region
Ohio
Max Registrations per Organization
8
Standard Registration Opens
15-Sep-2022 11:55 EDT
Registration Deadline
18-Oct-2022 11:56 EDT
Price
$105.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Firestone Robotics Club is proud to present the Third Annual Dan Spak Memorial Robotics Competition. 

Dan Spak founded our club in 2011 as an after school opportunity for students to explore engineering concepts beyond the classroom. The first robot our club ever built was powered by pulling a string. Since then, our teams have won awards at many regional competitions, States and Worlds. Dan Spak was named Ohio's VEX Robotics Coach of the Year in 2019. On April 11, 2020, Mr. Spak passed away unexpectedly. We will continue to honor his vision for our club and the VEX Robotic community throughout Ohio and beyond. Thank you Mr. Spak. We miss you.    

This competition will take place at: Firestone CLC located at 470 Castle Blvd, Akron, OH 44313.

There will be concessions avalible. Lunch will be provided to teams, coaches and registered volunteers.  Information about lunch will be emailed out to coaches closer to the time of the event.

This event will also be live-streamed.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2022

Venue/Location:
Firestone CLC
470 Castle Boulevard
Akron, Ohio 44313
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

7:00 am - Staff and volunteers arrive for competition

8:00 am - Doors open/teams arrive/robot inspection begins

9:00 am - Drivers meetings

9:15 am - Qualification matches begin/skills fields open

12:00 pm - Lunch served, matches will NOT break

3:00 pm - Qualification matches end/skills close

3:15 pm - Alliance selection

3:30 pm - Elimination matches

4:30 pm - Finals and Awards

Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer please reach out at 7316aerospacerobotics@gmail.com or text 330-414-6044

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather conditions or an emergency causing delay or cancellation, all coaches will be contected by email to be informed of the situation.

Refund Policy

No refunds after event registration is closed.

Webcast

Live stream link. https://youtu.be/xHQqH7ITCCI

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.