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Rich Township VRC Blended League: Spin Up; Olympia Fields, IL

Date
9-Nov-2022 - 8-Feb-2023
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-9186
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
League
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
8
Event Region
Illinois
Standard Registration Opens
6-Oct-2022 11:16 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Nov-2022 11:16 EST
Price
$90.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome

This league will meet for 3 qualification sessions and one final session and is open to High School and Middle School VRC teams

Welcome to the Rich Township High School VRC League! This event is a Qualifier for the State Championship! Please check the Awards tab for information on which awards will qualify teams for State Championship.

*** This event will have two fields. One will be lifted 24" off the ground and the other with be on the floor. If you are not ok with this please do not register for the event.
        Note: the field on the floor may be the portable field if it arrives in time.

COVID Precautions - Everyone must wear a mask covering their mouth and nose while indoors. Social distancing must be practiced when able.

NO SPECTATORS WILL BE ALLOWED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS.

Competition Preparation

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

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so your team has ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found on the Documents tab. Additional information on rules can be found on the Official VEX Forums.

2. Pack for the event the day before, and remember to bring the following:

  • MASK
  • Goggles/Safety Glasses
  • Spare parts & tools
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Programming cable
  • Power strip
  • Laptop computer
  • Engineering notebook

3. Remember that safety comes first. Please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team or others nearby. Absolutely no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

4. Make sure the robot components have been updated to the latest firmware revision.

5. Each player and coach/mentor must have a completed and signed Participation and Consent Form. 

Waiting List

If this event is full, please feel free to add your team to the Waiting List and then contact the Event Partner (Primary Contact on the General Info tab). You must be in the online waiting list through robot events to be added if a spot opens. If you are moved from the Waiting List to the Registered Teams List, please be prepared to pay for the event promptly at your robotevents.com account, or make arrangements with the Event Partner to pay directly at the tournament.

Walk-up Teams & Walk-Up Skills

Walk-up teams WILL NOT be permitted to compete, either in the tournament or to run Skills Only. There are no exceptions. If your team wishes to compete, they must register before the registration deadline.

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Nov-2022
Venue/Location:
3600 203rd St
3600 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States
Date: 7-Dec-2022
Venue/Location:
3600 203rd St
3600 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States
Date: 18-Jan-2023
Venue/Location:
3600 203rd St
3600 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States
Date: 8-Feb-2023
Venue/Location:
Rich Township High School (STEM Campus)
3600 W 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

 

The start time will be 5:00 and End time will be 8:00pm at each meeting

11/9 - Qualifying Session and Skills

12/7 - Qualifying Session and Skills

1/18 - Qualifying Session and Skills

2/8 - Finals Session, Skills, and Judging

General agenda for each session (subject to change)

4:30 doors open

4:30 - 5:00 - Inspections 

5:00 - 5:15 Open Ceremonies

5:15 - 7:00 - Qualification Matches

7:10 - 8:00 - Skills

 

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact Mike Wilson mwilson@rich227.org

If VEXU teams provide 2 or more volunteers you will be allowed to run your skills matches at no cost at each session the volunteers are present.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather makes you late for the event or prevents you from attending, please immediately email Mike Wilson mwilson@rich227.org.

If the event is canceled due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstance, it will be posted here on this event website.

Refund Policy

Teams that wish to withdraw before the League begins will receive no refund unless another team from the waiting list can fill the team’s spot. If a team withdraws before the league begins due to extenuating circumstances, the Event Partners will consider whether a refund is appropriate. Refunds in this instance will be rare and will alway be $5 less to cover the REC's fees.

Health and Safety Policies

Currently, masks are required in the building for all.


Date: 9-Nov-2022
3600 203rd St
3600 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Date: 7-Dec-2022
3600 203rd St
3600 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Date: 18-Jan-2023
3600 203rd St
3600 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Date: 8-Feb-2023
Rich Township High School (STEM Campus)
3600 W 203rd Street
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
United States

Travel Info

The address is 3600 West 203rd St., Olympia Fields, 60461, IL

Please do not arrive until 4:45 to allow our students and bus to leave the parking lot.

When entering the building please use door 5. Please park the busses at the far end of the lot towards the hospital.

Webcast

We are going to be live streaming this event. Please look for the link to the live stream closer to the event date.

11/9 Session Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQhZD8Qyej0

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

1 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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