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2023 VRC MIDDLE SCHOOL Mississippi State Championship

Date
8-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-9442
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
24
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Mississippi
Standard Registration Opens
9-Sep-2022 15:23 EDT
Registration Deadline
27-Feb-2023 22:59 EST
Price
$155.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2023 Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship! We are excited to have you. Please check our page frequently for updates to the schedule. Please read below for the steps in getting your team setup to compete. All teams not paid in full will not be allowed to participate.

You will be notified at a later date when it is time to sign your team up for their virtual interview and submit their digital engineering notebook. At least one adult who is not a team member must initiate the call and remain visible on the screen during the interview (REC Foundation Judge Addendum).

Mandatory: All participants must have a Participant Release Form on file. It is the responsibility of the Team’s Primary Contact to make sure this occurs. A link to the instructions on how to submit a Participant Release Form is found here.

Digital Notebook: A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 3, 2023 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation RSM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Inspection: Inspection will occur at the beinning of the tournmament. Please be prepared and ensure that your robot will pass inspection BEFORE the competition by reviewing the Inspection Checklist.

Deadlines: Please pay close attention to the timeline and check back often for any changes.

  • March 3--Digital Notebooks and Volunteer/Teacher of the Year Nominations Due by 5:00 pm

Nominations: Please consider nominating a deserving individual by completing the nomination forms below. All nominations must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 3, 2023 to be considered.

Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event in the pit area in the morning during the skills competition.


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 8-Mar-2023

Venue/Location:
Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, Mississippi 39056
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

All times are subject to change, so please be flexible.

   
Wednesday, March 8  
7:30 AM Doors Open
  Pit Areas and Practice Fields Open
8:00 AM Registration
  Inspection Begins
8:30 - 11:30 AM Skills Challenge (Limit of 3 Runs of Each Skill)
11:30 - 12:15 PM LUNCH BREAK
12:15 PM Opening Ceremonies
12:45 PM Team Meetings
1:00 PM Qualification Matches Begin
4:00 PM Final Interviews if Needed
4:15 PM Alliance Selection
4:45 PM Final Matches Begin
5:30 PM Awards Ceremony
6:00 PM Take Down for VRC
  Setup for VEX IQ
8:00 PM Facilities Close Down

 

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for the State Championship, please click here.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather, a local emergency, or enhanced coronavirus restrictions cause us to cancel or modify the scheule for this event, all teams will be notified via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

Due to the financial commitment on the part of the event partner, no refunds will be possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Health and Safety Policies

All events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

Date: 8-Mar-2023
Mississippi College
200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, Mississippi 39056
United States

Travel Info

Hotel group rates coming soon.

Webcast

Please note - This event may be live-streamed. Participation in this event signifies your understanding that your skills runs will be aired publically for others to view remotely.

Judging Format

In Person Team Interviews
Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event in the pit area in the morning during the skills competition.

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions
A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 3, 2023 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation RSM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.

Engineering Notebooks

Digital Notebook: A digital Engineering Notebook (or scanned copy of a written notebook) must be submitted to qualify for the Excellence Award and Design Award. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Notebooks must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 3, 2023 if you want it considered for judging. The notebook is only shared with event staff, including the Event Partner, Judge Advisor, and Judges, and may include the REC Foundation RSM. Details on this process are given in the Judge Guide Addendum.