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Crown Point VRC High School Over Under Tournament

Date
3-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-3092
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
44
Spots Open
2
Event Region
Indiana
Max Registrations per Organization
10
Standard Registration Opens
31-Aug-2023 09:20 EDT
Registration Deadline
20-Jan-2024 09:19 EST
Payment Deadline
22-Jan-2024 09:32 EST
Price
$80.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

This event has 3 State Qualification Spots 1= HS Excellence, and 2 = Champions.
This event will be a blended state qualifier.  There will be a HS and MS Excellence Award if there are at least 10 of each grade level competing on the day of the event.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here.

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
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and
Excellence Awards )
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.

6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. 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 the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

Participation and Consent Form
A completed form for all participants must be completed online prior to the event.

 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
1500 S Main St
1500 South Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

NOTE: Crown Point is in the CENTRAL time zone.

7:00 am Doors Open
7:15 - 9:00 Registration and inspection
9:00 - 9:15 Drivers meeting
9:15 - 9:30 Announcements and introductions
9:30 - 12:00 Qualification Rounds
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch (visit our concession stand)
1:00 - 2:15 Qualification Rounds
2:30 - 3:00 Alliance Selection
3:15 - 5:15 Elimination Rounds
5:15 - 5:45 Championship Rounds
5:45 pm Awards

Volunteer

We welcome volunteers to our event. Please contact me at [email protected] if you wish to volunteer. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on Robotevents.com where I will post updates about the event status as needed in the General Description. Please contact me at the cell phone number provided in your welcome email if you are going to be running late. Match list will be generated as scheduled and cannot be re-run.   

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

The event partner will attempt to reschedule the event. If that is not an option, refunds will be issued minus the robotevents fee.

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

Under normal circumstances, there will be no refunds for this event. We cannot offer a full refund due to the costs incurred in the setup of the event.  

Please be sure you understand this policy before registering.

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