3rd Annual Caston Cobweb Classic VEX VRC Blended Over Under Competition; Rochester, IN
- 28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Field Control System
- VEXNet Field Control
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Standard Registration Opens
- 31-Jul-2023 08:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 22-Oct-2023 18:00 EDT
- Payment Deadline
- 14-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
- This event currently has no spaces available.
- It is past the registration deadline.
Dust off the cobwebs it's time for Over Under!! Get your season started off with one of the first competitions in the State. Come join us for an exciting day! There will be an IQ competition happening in the same gym at the same time. We invite you to bring your IQ teams to compete as well!
Caston is located between Rochester and Logansport, Indiana, on State Road 25, 3 miles south of the town of Fulton, on the Cass/Fulton County Line. There are no restaurants in the area without going into either Logansport or Rochester, which are about 12 miles away. A mini-mart gas station is located in Fulton.
There wil be a concessions stand available for the competition, but it will have limited options for lunch. Available concessions items are listed in the documents section. Teams are invited to order in pizza which will be delivered to the school.
Pizza Order Form link:
Coaches and Teams are encouraged to wear costumes to the competition since it is occurring on Halloween weekend. An award will be handed out to the team with the best costume.
Grade Level: All
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
9815 Indiana 25
Rochester, Indiana 46975
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8:00am - Doors Open
8:00-9:00am - Team Check In
8:00-9:15am - Inspection (Drop off Engineering Notebooks at Inspection. No Digital Notebooks or Thumbdrives will be accepted) / All fields open for teams to practice if they have passed inspection.
9:10am - Coaches Meeting
9:20am - Opening Ceremonies (Please note. We will do the Drivers Meeting for VRC first, then the National Anthem, dismiss VRC, and then Drivers Meeting for IQ)
9:30am-Qualification Schedules Distributed
9:45am - Skills Fields open / Practice
9:45-12:15pm - Morning Qualification Matches / Skills Open
12:15pm-1:00pm - Skills Fields Closed / Lunch Break
1-3:30pm - Skills open / Afternoon Qualification Matches
3:30 - Skills Closed
3:30-3:45pm - Alliance Selections
4:00 - Elimination Rounds
4:45 - Finals and Awards
5:15pm - Pack up and Depart. Have a safe trip home!
**All times are listed in Eastern.**
**Times are subject to change based upon the number of teams registering for the event.**
Volunteers are welcome and needed!!
Please contact Jamie Taylor at [email protected] or 574-653-1782 for more information.
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
Although we do not plan on having inclement weather we know we live in Indiana and the weather changes whenever it wants to! Please know that we will do everything in our power to host the competition on the scheduled date. In the event that this tournament cannot take place due to inclement weather or COVID-19, registration fees will be returned minus $5.00 for administrative fees and postage.
Refund and Payment Policies
Registration fees will not be refunded if teams do not cancel by 10/21/2023.
All teams need to be present and checked in prior to the start of the competition (no later than 9:00am). Refunds will not be issued to teams who arrive after competition rounds have begun.
In the event that this tournament cannot take place due to inclement weather or COVID-19, registration fees will be returned minus $5.00 for administrative fees and postage.
Date: 28-Oct-2023Caston High School
9815 Indiana 25
Rochester, Indiana 46975
Traveling from a distance? There is a New Home2 Suites by Hilton and a Holiday Inn located in Logansport. Both will be about a 25 minute drive to Caston.
We will make every attempt to have the competition available to be viewed live. We may use YouTube, FaceBook Live, or another source. We will post updates on here and on our Caston Robotics FaceBook page closer to the competition date.
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. No Digital Notebooks will be accepted. If you are utilizing a Digital Notebook this season, please print it out and bring it in a binder for the judges to review.
Some of the options for the 2023 Concession StandCobweb Classic 2023 Concession Stand Items