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Kingsley 2nd Annual VRC Qualifying Tournament

Blended VRC HS/MS Region 2

Date
20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-3652
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
24
Spots Open
2
Event Region
Michigan
Max Registrations per Organization
6
Early-Bird Registration Opens
6-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
17-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
8-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Price
$100.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

 

Welcome!  

This is a blended, non-judged Over Under tournament for Middle School and High School teams.  The event will be located in the gym while the concessions and pits will be in the Student Commons.  Click Here for Google Maps & directions.

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.

Lunch and Concessions

Full concessions will be available from 9 am to 3 pm. 

Elimination Matches

Number of elimination alliances (16-23 teams = 8 alliances in finals, 24 =12 alliances in finals, 

Skills Challenges

Skills Challenges will be first come first served with up to three programming and three driving attempts.

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: Current Game Webpage

  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.  Here is a link to the current  Over Under game manual 

  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. 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.

  8. 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 is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Dan Harbold, Event Partner.

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Kingsley High School
7475 Kingsley Road
Kingsley, Michigan 49649
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

PLEASE READ:  AS OF JAN 9 THE AGENDA HAS BEEN ADJUSTED, CURRENT INFORMATION IS BELOW

Kingsley Robotics Tournament Agenda   Jan 21, 2023           (subject to change if needed)

 

8:00-9:00 am                Team Check-In / Robot Inspections (Teams must be checked in by 9:00 am)

9:00-9:20 am                Welcome / Team Meeting / Opening Ceremony

9:20-11:30 am              Robot Skills Challenge Matches

11:30 am-12:30 pm      Qualification Matches*

12:30-1:00 pm              Lunch Break

1:00-3:00 pm                Qualification Matches*     

3:00-3:15 pm                Alliance Selection for Elimination Matches

3:15-4:00 pm                Elimination Matches**

4:00-4:30 pm                Awards Presentations / Clean Up

 

*Each team will play 6 qualification matches

**Top 16 ranked teams will advance to the Elimination Matches

Volunteer

Volunteer are what make our robotics wevents thrive.  Please consider helping at this and tother regional events.

Your help is always welcone and appreciated.

If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact me at your convenience

Dan Harbold

Kingsley Schools Robotics

[email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This is an In-Person Live event.  In the event of any cancelations, state restrictions or weather, we will post any cancelation updates in this section. 

 

The event title will also be updated to reflect "Cancelled"

Refund and Payment Policies

There are typically no refunds for this event. Please see below for our COVID-19 refund policy.

All team registrations MUST BE PAID within 2 weeks of your team registration date and at least 1 week prior to the event.  Failure to meet these payment policies may result in your team being moved to the waitlist.

COVID-19 and weather Refund Policies

If we cancel the event due to COVID-19 or any other reason, we will issue refunds for the event, reschedule the event, or apply the funds to a different event we are running at our discretion.

Any refunds will be issued only after payment is received from the REC Foundation. No refunds will include the $5 that is kept by the REC Foundation for credit card processing.

Refunds will not be offered in cases where we do not cancel the event. Please consider potential travel restrictions and weather when signing up and paying for the event.

 

Health and Safety Policies

​During Flu/COVID season

  • Teams are encouraged to maintain a 6 foot minimum distance between teams whenever possible.
  • Teams are encouraged to use hand sanitizer prior to touching any common item not owned by the individual team.
Date: 20-Jan-2024
Kingsley High School
7475 Kingsley Road
Kingsley, Michigan 49649
United States

Travel Info

Weather may be a factor at this time of year, allow for extra time

Judging Format

This will be a non-judged event