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2023-24 Kern Middle School Robotics League

Date
7-Oct-2023 - 20-Jan-2024
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-1763
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
League
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
55
Spots Open
0
Event Region
California - Region 3
Max Registrations per Organization
3
Standard Registration Opens
2-Jun-2023 09:59 EDT
Registration Deadline
23-Sep-2023 10:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
30-Sep-2023 16:16 EDT
Price
$130.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

General Information:

Greetings League Participants Thank you for being a part of the Kern Middle School Robotics League, without you, any this would not be possible. We have put in a great deal of planning to make your experience a very positive one, but as you might expect, there are some ground rules that we need to set to keep things running smoothly.

Check in first, if you will be unable to participate in the league, we need to know as quickly as possible so that we can allow teams on the wait list to have a chance to participate. Please call Lisa Elisondo (661)631-4779 email [email protected] or contact Dusty Wittman (661) 631-4526 email [email protected] should you need to withdraw from the league.  

Please make checks payable to Bakersfield City School District. 

 

In an effort to start on time, we need all teams checked in no later than 8:00 in the morning, and inspected no later than 8:30. Those teams not checked in and inspected by those times will be dropped from contention for the entire day of the event without refund of registration fees. Should you be stuck in traffic or have issues in transit, please call Lisa Elisondo at (661) 631-4779.

League Dates:

October 7, 2023: First set of preliminary matches that count for standings. All Teams required to attend.

November 11, 2023:Second set of preliminary matches that count for standings. All teams required to attend.

December 2, 2023: Third and final set of preliminary matches that count for standings.

                          Judging and alliance selection will occur on this date.

January 20, 2024 (Finals): Playoffs and Awards. Only teams that qualified for playoffs are required to attend.


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 7-Oct-2023
Venue/Location:
Paul L Cato Middle School
4115 Vineland Road
Bakersfield, California 93306
United States
Date: 11-Nov-2023
Venue/Location:
Paul L Cato Middle School
4115 Vineland Road
Bakersfield, California 93306
United States
Date: 2-Dec-2023
Venue/Location:
Paul L Cato Middle School
4115 Vineland Road
Bakersfield, California 93306
United States
Date: 20-Jan-2024
Venue/Location:
Paul L Cato Middle School
4115 Vineland Road
Bakersfield, California 93306
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Event Address:

Paul L. Cato Middle School

4115 Vineland Rd.

Bakersfield, California 93306 

Event Schedule:

6:30am: Doors Open for Volunteers

7:30am: Team Arrivals / Pit Open Team Check-In and Registration Practice Field Opens Inspection Table Opens

7:45am: All Teams MUST be Checked-in. 

8:20am: All Teams Must be Inspected.  

8:40am: Team Meeting (in stands)

8:55am: Opening Ceremony – Please stop work on robots during this time

9:00am: Matches Begin Skills Challenge Field Opens

11:30am -12:00pm: Lunch Break

12:00pm: Matches Resume

12-00pm -2:00pm: Skills Challenge Field (closes promptly)

2:00 - 3:00pm: Discretionary competition time as needed

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed and appreciated. Individuals wishing to volunteer, please contact the event partner(s):

Please complete the form below:

Check back soon for Google Form

                  or contact 

Lisa Elisondo ( [email protected])

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Health and Safety policy will match the current local guidelines and will be updated/communicated within 1 week of the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

There will be no refunds due to fixed costs associated with this event.

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

There will be no refunds due to fixed costs associated with this 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.
  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.