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North Georgia VRC Qualifier

Date
21-Jan-2023
Event Code
RE-VRC-22-9857
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Georgia
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Standard Registration Opens
10-Oct-2022 08:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
13-Jan-2023 23:59 EST
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

We're excited to host this tournament at Ridgeland High School! It should be a fun and fast-paced event with multiple match fields, a skills field, and a practice field, along with bleachers set up for plenty of audience space. Concessions will be available on site. 

Big thanks to all the experienced teams, coaches, and volunteers helping us run this event to ensure everything goes smoothly. 

 

Here are a few reminders to address before the event to ensure your team is ready for competition:

1. Make sure your teams have read the most current version of the Spin Up Game Manual and are familiar with all the rules. Check the official VEX forums and VEX website for rule updates and changes. Teams are welcome to watch the referee training videos on the VEX website to be fully aware of the rules. 

2. Make sure all your robots will pass inspection. The inspection checklist can be found here.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com, including the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

4. Pack for the event the day before departure. Here are a few items you don't want to forget:
* Safety Glasses
* Spare parts & tools
* Batteries and chargers
* Programming cable
* Power strip
* Laptop computer
* Engineering notebook (if you have one)
* Banners and other decorations for your team pit

5. Prep for your interviews with the judges. 

6. Remember that safety is the number one priority. Please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team or others nearby. Also remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.'

7. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

8. All participants must complete the participant release form (also available in Spanish).  Once per season covers all events. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Venue/Location:
Ridgeland High School
2478 Happy Valley Road
Rossville, Georgia 30741
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

* This schedule is subject to change.

* We are starting a little later than most tournaments to help accommodate for travel time. 

* All times are Eastern Standard Time.

 

9:00 AM  Doors Open, Pit Area Opens, Practice Fields Open

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  Check-in

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Inspection

9:30 AM Skills Field Opens (Closes at 1:30 PM. Skills line is first come first served.)

10:30 AM  Driver Meeting

10:45 AM  Opening Ceremony

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Qualification Rounds

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Qualification Rounds

1:30 PM Skills Field Closes

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM  Alliance Selection

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Elimination Matches

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM  Awards Ceremony

Volunteer

We will have volunteers to staff the event, but feel free to reach out if you would like to receive some training or experience in running an event. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather, a decision will be made based on the local school district policy.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given.

Health and Safety Policies

Please reach out about any serious allergies or needed accomodations. 

Safety is the number one priority. Please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team or others. Also remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.


Date: 21-Jan-2023
Ridgeland High School
2478 Happy Valley Road
Rossville, Georgia 30741
United States

Travel Info

The main parking lot is in the back of the school. The main entrance is toward the middle of the school. Signs will be provided on the day of the event. 

 

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.