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Mid- Michigan Over Under Tournament at Haslett

Blended VRC HS/MS Region 3

Date
20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-2166
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
32
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Michigan
Max Registrations per Organization
5
Early-Bird Registration Opens
16-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
17-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
6-Jan-2024 16:10 EST
Price
$105.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is the 7th Annual VRC Tournament in Haslett. This event is open to both High School and Middle School VRC Teams.

 

Registration Information
All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and
have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid
before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the
Robot Events website.


Engineering notebooks
We will be collecting Physical engineering notebooks at this event for judging.


Lunch and Concessions
Full concessions will be available from 9 am to 3 pm. Lunch specials will be announced.


Elimination Matches
Number of elimination alliances (<32 teams =12 alliances in finals, 32+ teams = 16 alliances in finals)


Competition Preparation
All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should
take to ensure that they are prepared.
Review all game information on the Current Game Webpage and in the Documents section to the left.
1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the
competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. Robots must use VEX V5 parts.
Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the V5 Robot Inspection
Checklist
2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.
3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on robotevents.com
4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you
don't want to forget.
○ Goggles/Safety Glasses
○ Spare parts & tools
○ Batteries and chargers
○ Power strip and extension cord
○ Laptop computer
○ Programming cable
○ Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)
○ Banners and other decorations for your team pit table
○ Giveaways if you have them
5. Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.
6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the
tournament.
7. Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide. Check the awards
tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.
8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your
team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. Also,
remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks, ask the tournament director
for a safe location if grinding is needed.
9. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your
V5 Brain.


Participation and Consent Form
A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to robotevents.com prior to the
tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have
completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload
consent forms in English or Spanish are given in the Documents section to the left.

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Haslett High School
5450 Marsh Road
Meridian charter Township, Michigan 48840
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

7:30 AM- Doors open to Teams

8:00 AM - Open for inspections and set-up
9:00 - Skills open
9:30 - Drivers' meeting
9:50 - Opening Ceremony
10:00 - Qualification matches
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 PM - Qualification matches
2:00 - Skills closed
3:00 - Alliance selection and elimination rounds
5:00 - Clean-up and close

 

Volunteer

Please contact us at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering.

We welcome all assistance - you will have a great experience.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where we will post updates about the event status as needed. Please contact us at 517-721-0061 if you are going to be late to the event. Match Lists will be generated as scheduled and cannot be re-run.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

HRC will refund its portion of the fees.

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

No refunds available.

Webcast

We will be live-streaming this event for the first time! Join us from anywhere in the world!

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.