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Talon Tussle (High School)

Fall Edition

Date
9-Sep-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-2561
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
32
Spots Open
9
Event Region
Tennessee
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
15-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
29-Jul-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
2-Sep-2023 14:46 EDT
Payment Deadline
2-Sep-2023 18:40 EDT
Price
$80.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

We are excited to announce Talon Tussle!, a VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute. 

This is an in person tournament in Jefferson City, TN on the campus of Carson-Newman University. The tournament will take place all in one day, starting with an early morning inspection and finishing around 5PM. We have a new improved layout and larger pits for this year! 

Grade Level: High School (Separate event sign up for Middle School)

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person Judging


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Sep-2023

Venue/Location:
Carson-Newman University
2130 Branner Avenue
Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

"Talon Tussle!"
A VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute

 

Schedule for Tournament Day

7:30AM  Doors Open / Volunteers Arrive

8:00-9:30AM  Inspection & Skills Open until 2PM

10:00AM Drivers Meeting

10:30-12:00PM  Qualifying Matches

12:00-1:00PM  Lunch 

1:00-3:00PM  Finish Qualifying Matches

Alliance Selection

Final Matches

Awards

Volunteer

"Talon Tussle!"
A VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute

 

Running a tournament event takes a team of volunteers. We are always in need of volunteers to assist the day of the event. Lunches are provided for all volunteers in addition to drinks and snacks the day of the event. 

Volunteers for the event will need to be present by 7:30AM until the end of the event. 

  • In order to offer judged awards at the event, the event partner asks that each team provide one adult volunteer to aide with this process.
    • Volunteers for the Judge role must be 18 years of age or older an not in High School
      • The Judge Advisor must be certified through the REC Foundation.
    • Head Referee must be 21 years of age.
      • The Head Referee must be certified through the REC Foundation.
    • High School Team volunteers will judge ONLY Middle School Teams.
    • Middle School Team volunteers will judge ONLY High School Teams. 
  • Field Reset Volunteers are needed and can be range from upper elementary to adult age.
  • Score Keepers are needed and ages can range from highschool age 16 to adults age.

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Please contact the event partner if you would have any additional questions at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

"Talon Tussle!"
A VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute

 

In the event of a weather-related concern, teams will be contacted as early as possible with information on re-scheduling.

Refund and Payment Policies

"Talon Tussle!"
A VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute

 

There will be no refunds for team cancellations at this event.

Webcast

Talon Tussle
A VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute.

 

Link will be posted later.

Judging Format

"Talon Tussle!"
A VRC Tournament hosted by Carson-Newman University and Alchemy Global STEM Institute

 

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.