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Latin America VRC Signature Event (HS/MS)

Date
23-Feb-2024 - 24-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-1503
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
64
Spots Open
48
Event Region
Colombia
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
3-Nov-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
17-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
22-Feb-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
16-Feb-2024 11:30 EST
Price
$200.00

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

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Colombia 50% 32 24
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Bienvenidos al Latin America Signature Event

Para asistir a este evento que se realiza en Colombia, los equipos de 95 países no requieren visas. Sólo requieren un pasaporte vigente. Los países miembros de la Comunidad Andina o países Mercosur pueden presentar la cédula de ciudadanía o documento nacional de identidad y rellenar la tarjeta andina de inmigración al momento del ingreso.

Así que los invitamos a compartir y competir con equipos latinos en este evento que se realiza en la Universidad Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia.

El aeropuerto más cerca al evento es el Aeropuerto Internacional José María Córdova (MDE) en la ciudad de Rionegro

Proveeremos pronto más información sobre los hoteles con un buen precio para los asistentes, así como los sitios turísticos que puede visitar cerca al lugar del evento.

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Welcome to the Latin America Signature Event!

To attend this event, which takes place in Colombia, teams from 95 countries do not require visas. Only a valid passport is needed. Members of the Andean Community or Mercosur countries can present their national identity card or citizenship document and fill out the Andean immigration card upon entry.

We invite you to share and compete with Latin teams at this event held at the Universidad Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia.

The nearest airport to the event is José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) in the city of Rionegro.

We will soon provide more information about hotels with affordable prices for attendees, as well as tourist sites that can be visited near the event venue.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 23-Feb-2024 - 24-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
EIA University
Calle 23 AA Sur Nro. 5-200, Kilómetro 2+200 Variante al Aeropuerto José María Córdova
Envigado, 055428
Colombia

Contact Information

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Agenda

Note The agenda may have last-minute changes.

Friday, February 23, 2024

8:00 a.m. Pits Open. Event Team Check In.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Inspection of robots.

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Captains and Coaches Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Practice Rounds – Skills Open

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony

2:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Qualifying Rounds

6:15 p.m. Pit Area and Venue close

 

Saturday, February 24, 2024

8:00 a.m. Pit Area Open

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Qualifying Rounds

11:30 – 12:00 a.m. Alliances

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Playoffs

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony and Awards

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Party*

6:00 p.m. Pit Area Close

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* La agenda puede tener cambios de último momento

 

Viernes, 23 de FEBRERO de 2024

8:00 a.m. Se abren pits. Registro de equipos.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Inspección de robots.

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Reunión de Capitanes y Entrenadores

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Rondas de Prácticas – Se abren Skills

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Receso Almuerzo

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Ceremonia de Inauguración

2:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Rondas de clasificación

6:15 p.m. Se cierran pits

 

Sábado, 24 de Febrero 2024

8:00 a.m. Se abren pits

8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Rondas de clasificación

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Alianzas

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Receso Almuerzo

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Rondas Eliminatorias

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Clausura y Premiación

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Fiesta* (por confirmar)

6:00 p.m. Se cierran pits.

Volunteer

Muchas gracias por su interés en ser voluntario en este evento.

Pronto se compartirá el enlace que debe diligenciar para aplicar como voluntario.

Feliz día.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

De presentarse alguna emergencia antes de realizar el evento, esta será comunicada a los equipos, así mismo como las acciones que se tomarán.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

In case the event is canceled by the organization, the registration fee will be refunded to the teams.

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

If a mentor/coach completes the registration for the event and chooses to withdraw or not attend before December 22, 2023, the registration fee will be refunded, after this date no refund will be made.

Teams that have not paid by the payment deadline will be moved to the waitlist.

Judging Format

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.

 

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