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Northeast Wisconsin VRC Showdown Signature Event

VRC HIGH SCHOOL

Date
25-Jan-2024 - 26-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-1491
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
72
Spots Open
3
Event Region
Wisconsin
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
5-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
19-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
12-Jan-2024 17:00 EST
Payment Deadline
19-Jan-2024 19:00 EST
Price
$350.00

A maximum of 50% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Wisconsin 50% 36 3
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Northeast Wisconsin VRC Showdown

We are excited to again host a VRC Signature Event in Wisconsin at historic Lambeau Field in the Atrium.  This event will be one to remember!

Please check back here often as we update this website with more details about the event.

Fox Valley Competitive Robotics Website: https://fvcompetitiverobotics.com/

Please Share Your Photos!

Did you attend this event and take some pictures? Please share them for everyone to see!

https://bit.ly/lambeau-sig

Event Judging

Judging will be in-person at the event. Per RECF guidelines, teams need a physical notebook for in-person judging. If they have been creating and maintaining it digitally, then they should print out a hard copy.

Venue Details

Parking and Entrance

Park in Lot 4 and enter the American Family Insurance Gate. See Documents section for map. Parking is free.

Please note: be prepared to carry all items through the entry doors - no wheeled carts are allowed to be rolled through the doorways.

Food at Event

1919 Kitchen and Tap is a restaurant inside the venue and will have in-restaurant service as well as take out ordering available. Carry-ins are not allowed.

Lambeau Field Tours

We are excited to be hosting this event at historic Lambeau Field in the Atrium. Lambeau Field is a world-class sports facility that is rich with history and is a destination for people across the globe. As part of this event, individuals may sign up for guided tours of Lambeau Field on Thursday before the competition begins. You may purchase tour tickets at https://www.packershofandtours.com/explore/stadium-tours

Custom Event Apparel

Custom event apparel will be available for purchase at the event.

Pit and Competition Layout

View images from the 2023 Northeast Wisconsin VRC Showdown here.

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Team pits will be arranged in "pods" with 12-14 teams sharing an area with a practice/skills field. Teams will be just feet away from their practice field. Teams will be able to complete Skills runs at their pod field.

Team Pod Layout:

Pit Pod

 

Registration Fee

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration. Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams. 


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 25-Jan-2024 - 26-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Lambeau Field
1265 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

SCHEDULE (subject to change):

Day 1 - Thursday, January 25, 2024

9:00-3:00 Setup, Optional tours of Lambeau Field

3:00 Registration/Pits/Inspection opens

4:15 Driver’s Meeting

4:45 Opening Ceremonies

5:00-8:30 Matches 1-3

9:00 Venue closes

 

Day 2 - Friday, January 26, 2024

7:30 Venue Opens

8:00-8:30 Skills Matches in Team Pods and Competition Fields

8:30-12:00 Matches 4-6

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-4:30 Matches 7-9

4:40 Alliance Selection

5:00 Finals (16 alliances)

6:00 Awards and Closing

6:30-7:30 Tear-down, Cleanup

Volunteer

We will need many volunteers to make this event a success. Volunteers will receive an event shirt and refreshments and all-day volunteers will receive a meal.

General Volunteers Sign Up: https://signup.com/go/snzMFbk

Judges Sign Up: https://signup.com/go/NWCtZxw

Referee Sign Up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0845A4A92FA4F8C16-45820826-20232024#/

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Northeast Wisconsin can have widely varying weather in the winter months. Teams should consider the impact weather may have on travel and accomodation plans. The event will only be cancelled in the most extreme of circumstances. Check back here for updates.

Refund and Payment Policies

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams that are added to the event from the waitlist are asked to pay for the event within 1 week. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration.

Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams.

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Teams will receive a refund of the registration fee.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Date: 25-Jan-2024 - 26-Jan-2024
Lambeau Field
1265 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304
United States

Travel Info

More Hotel information will be posted as the arrangements are sent to us.

Springhill Suites: 35 studio king rooms at $139/night + tax..  [email protected].    1 920-569-8500  

Last Day to Book for Springhill Suites: Friday, December 29, 2023

Hilton Garden Inn    $110 per night King bed/$125 per night 2 Queen beds (plus tax).   [email protected].  1 920-405-0400

Hampton Inn Stadium.   $115 per night King bed/$130 per night 2 Queen beds (plus tax).  [email protected].  1 920-785-9660

Webcast

Watch live on YouTube: 

Day 1: https://www.youtube.com/live/-Nz3G92NJKo?si=9cC8W6jIY8jBt6cD

Day 2: https://www.youtube.com/live/STKKylXCbcw?si=Zr2iK7Fay6xWdIwR

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.

Payment

Registration fee must be paid within two weeks of registration. Teams registering less than two weeks before the registration deadline must pay at time of registration. Any teams that fail to pay the registration within these guidelines will be moved to the waitlist and the spot will be opened up to other teams. 

Signature Event Early Bird Policy

  • All Signature Events will have a specific Early Bird Registration that is independent of all local/regional Early Bird systems
    • Each team starts the season with three (3) opportunities to register during the Signature Event Early-Bird period
      • An opportunity is taken away each time the team registers for a Signature Event, whether during the Signature Event Early-Bird period or Standard period
      • A Signature Event Early-Bird opportunity is not taken away if a team registers for a tournament hosted by their school or organization (where the team’s coach is the Event Partner)
    • Early Bird Registration will open 16 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
      • Note: Modifications to this may be made for events in August and September
    • Standard Registration will open 14 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
    • An Event Partner may register their own teams to their Signature Event during Signature Event Early Bird Registration no matter how many other Signature Events they are already registered for  
      • The Event Partner must be the Primary Contact for the teams they are registering