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C.R.A. - VRC Regional Tournament #1

Date
28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-2373
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
24
Spots Open
4
Event Region
Puerto Rico
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2023 21:39 EDT
Registration Deadline
18-Oct-2023 21:40 EDT
Payment Deadline
13-Oct-2023 22:16 EDT
Price
$125.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Caribbean Robotics Academy (C.R.A.) is proud to host the C.R.A. - VRC Regional Tournament #1 of the VEX Robotics Competition 2023-2024 season in Puerto Rico. The event is open for High School and Middle School teams and will also be a qualifier for the C.R.A. National Championship. The tournament aims to increase student interest and participation in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) by engaging them in robotics and engineering challenges. Beyond science and engineering principles, C.R.A. encourages group creativity, teamwork, leadership, passion, and problem-solving. The staff of C.R.A. is excited to host a VEX Robotics Competition and ready to give all the teams an exceptional and unforgettable experience. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2023

Venue/Location:
Colegio Lourdes
87 Avenida Mayagüez
San Juan, 00917
Puerto Rico

Contact Information

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Agenda

Start Time End Time Description
7:00 am 7:30 am
  • Volunteer Check-in
  • Volunteer Meeting
7:30 am 9:00 am
  • Teams Check-in
  • Robot Inspections
  • Skills Challenges
8:30 am 8:45 am
  • Team's Meeting
9:00 am 9:15 am
  • Opening Ceremony
9:30 am 11:30 am
  • Skills Challenges
  • Practice & Qualification Matches
11:30 am 12:30 pm 
  • Lunch
12:30 pm 3:30 pm
  • Qualification Matches
3:30 pm 4:30 pm
  • Finals
4:30 pm 5:00 pm
  • Closing Ceremony

Volunteer

Become a Volunteer of the Caribbean Robotics Academy!
Click on the following link to fill out and submit the volunteer form. 
Volunteer | Caribbean Robotics Academy | Puerto Rico (croboticsa.org)

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will be notified, via email, if any event occurs that would jeopardize the C.R.A. - VRC Regional Tournament #1.

Refund and Payment Policies

Suppose the event is suspended or delayed due to the pandemic or other force majeure. In that case, the cost and registration fees are not refundable. The participating teams shall bear the refund and loss of transportation and accommodation, and the event host shall not assume any responsibility. 

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend, the cost and registration fees are not refundable

Judging Format

  • Remote Judging (Required for Awards)- 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 will be conducted between October 13-15, 2023, and Notebook submission deadline is October 13, 2023.
  • In-Person Judging - After the remote judging, teams could be judged in-person the day of the event.