Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Melbourne | VRC | in-person Tournament

VEX Season Opener @ Templestowe College

Date
14-Jul-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-1754
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
40
Spots Open
15
Event Region
Australia
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Standard Registration Opens
2-Jun-2023 12:43 EDT
Registration Deadline
12-Jul-2023 12:44 EDT
Payment Deadline
19-Aug-2023 18:41 EDT
Price
A$50.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the robotics competition hosted by in2robotics! We extend a warm welcome to all participating teams and wish you the best of luck in this exciting event. Get ready to showcase your robotics skills, innovation, and teamwork as you compete alongside other talented teams. We have put together important information to ensure your participation goes smoothly and you have an enjoyable experience. Please take note of the following details:
 

  1. Event Location: The robotics competition will take place at Templestowe College, Templestowe Lower. The venue provides an excellent setting for teams to showcase their robotics skills and compete in a supportive and engaging environment.

  2. Arrival and Departure Times: We kindly request all teams to plan for arrival before 9:30 AM on the event day. The competition is expected to run until approximately 3:30 PM. Please note that these times may be subject to change closer to the event, depending on the number of teams registered. We will keep all participants informed of any schedule adjustments.

  3. Food Sales: Food sales will be available at the event for participants and spectators. However, if any team members have specific dietary requirements, we encourage them to pack their own lunches to ensure they have suitable options. It is essential to prioritize the well-being and enjoyment of all attendees throughout the day.

  4. Further Assistance: Our team is dedicated to providing a memorable and well-organized competition experience. If you have any general inquiries or require assistance regarding the event's operations, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team members, who will be present at the venue to provide guidance and support.

We hope this general information helps you prepare for the upcoming robotics competition. Stay tuned for further updates and announcements as we approach the event date. We look forward to witnessing the talent, creativity, and teamwork displayed by all participating teams.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Jul-2023

Venue/Location:
Templestowe College
7 Cypress Avenue
Templestowe Lower, 3107
Australia

Contact Information

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Agenda

Agenda:

Please note that the following agenda is subject to change based on the number of teams registered. We will notify all participants promptly of any schedule adjustments closer to the event date.

8:00 AM - Doors Open

8:30 AM - Technical Inspection

9:45 AM - Drivers Meeting

10:00 AM - Qualification Matches

10:00 AM - Skills Field opens

11:30 AM - Lunch sales open

2:30 PM - Alliance Selection

2:45 PM - Finals Commence

3:45 PM - Awards

4:00 PM - Venue Closes

We have carefully planned the agenda to ensure a smooth and exciting competition. Please make sure to arrive on time and be prepared for your scheduled matches and activities throughout the day. Stay tuned for any updates or adjustments to the agenda to ensure you have the most accurate information.

Volunteer

We invite teams to contribute to the success of the robotics competition by providing volunteers to assist with various roles throughout the event. Your participation as volunteers will greatly contribute to the smooth operation and fair execution of the competition. We appreciate your support in advance!

Volunteer Roles:

  1. Refereeing: Volunteers will assist in refereeing matches, ensuring fair play, and maintaining game rules adherence.
  2. Queuing: Volunteers will help manage team queuing and assist in coordinating match schedules.
  3. Technical Inspection: Volunteers will work alongside a trained leader to conduct technical inspections, ensuring that robots meet the required specifications and safety standards.
  4. Judging: Volunteers will join trained judges in evaluating team performance, innovation, and design during the competition.

Please note that all volunteer roles will have experienced leaders who will guide and support them throughout their duties.

Requirements: For the safety and security of all participants, all adults interested in volunteering must possess a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) in accordance with our child protection policy. This check ensures the protection and welfare of all participating students.

Volunteer Submission: If your team is willing to provide volunteers for the event, please submit the names of the volunteers to Travis Burroughs at [email protected]. Travis will coordinate the volunteer assignments and provide further instructions.

We greatly appreciate your team's support and willingness to contribute to the success of the robotics competition. Your volunteers will play a crucial role in ensuring a fair, organized, and enjoyable experience for all participants. Thank you for your dedication and assistance!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event will be canceled if environmental conditions compromise the venue or travel to the venue.

Refund and Payment Policies

If a team wishes to withdraw from the tournament, they need to do so 72 hours prior to the event start time. Teams that do not withdraw within the given time frame will be billed for the event. Schools with outstanding invoices will be waitlisted for all events until payment is received.

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.