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R5 VRC 2022 Spin-Up Open

Date
12-Nov-2022
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-8906
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
32
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Louisiana
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Standard Registration Opens
8-Oct-2022 06:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
5-Nov-2022 06:00 EDT
Price
$55.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

**Note - For this event, organizations are welcome to sign up as many teams as they would like ,but any teams after 4 will be put on the Waitlist and moved to Registered/Competing Teams based on available spots once registration closes.

1.  Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here.

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.

  • Goggles/Safety Glasses
  • Spare parts & tools
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Programming cable
  • Power strip
  • Laptop computer
  • Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and 
  • Excellence Awards )
  • Banners and other decorations for your team pit
  • Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament. 

6. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

7. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.

8. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2022

Venue/Location:
Lake Charles-Boston Academy of Learning
1509 Enterprise Boulevard
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

7:00 am - Volunteers arrive

7:30 am - Doors open to public and coaches/teams

7:30 am to 8:45 am - Event Check-In/Registration/Compliance Check

9:00 am - Opening Ceremonies

9:30 am to 12:00 pm - Matches/Skills Start

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Lunch Break

1:00 pm  Matches continue

2:30 pm Skills Closes

3:30 pm - Alliance Selection/Finals/Awards

5:00 pm - Venue Closes

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed and appreciated. Individuals or teams wishing to volunteer, please contact the Michael Hardy at michael.hardy@cpsb.org

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of an emergency or bad weather, the event may be cancelled.

In any event, teams will be contacted as soon as possible with the information. The event partner will contact teams if the event must be postponed. Teams should make sure their contact information is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).

Refund Policy

There will be no refunds unless the entire tournament is cancelled.

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • No Judging
  • 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.
  •  All Remote Judging - The Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, and Engineering Notebooks will be submitted to judges digitally via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.  Initial Interviews and Notebook submission deadlines may be scheduled ahead of the event date.
  • Remote Initial Team Interviews / In-Person Engineering Notebooks: Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, possibly before the date of the event. Engineering Notebooks will still be submitted in person the day of the event to be evaluated by judges.
  •  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.