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Weber VRC

VRC, Blended HS/MS, Remote Notebooks

Date
9-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-3776
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
29
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Utah
Standard Registration Opens
7-Nov-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
2-Dec-2023 15:38 EST
Payment Deadline
8-Dec-2023 11:02 EST
Price
$50.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • 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.

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.

  • Safety Glasses
  • Spare parts & tools
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Programming cable
  • Power strip
  • Laptop computer
  • Engineering Design Notebook (Submitted online prior to the event)
  • Banners and other decorations for your team pit area
  • Giveaways if you have them

5. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
6. Prepare for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be 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. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.
8. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.
9. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

Participation Consent Forms:

A completed consent form for all participants must be turned in. Forms can be submitted online.  If not submitted online, team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.

Skills Challenges:

Teams will be allotted 3 runs on the skills field. If your team misses a run it cannot be made up.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Dec-2023

Venue/Location:
Weber Innovations High School
1007 West 12th Street
Ogden, Utah 84404
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Saturday
  7:30AM — 8:30AM     Pits open, inspection and registration begins
  8:00AM — 2:15PM     Robot Skills and Autonomous Coding Skills Challenge *
  8:30AM — 9:00AM     Drivers meeting
 9:00AM — 12:00PM    Qualifying matches
 9:00AM — 12:00PM    Interviews

12:00PM — 1:00PM      Lunch
  1:00PM — 2:15PM     Qualifying matches
  2:30PM — 2:45PM     Alliance selections
  2:45PM — 3:45PM     Tournament
  3:45PM — 4:00PM     Awards

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering at this event please email James Child at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If bad weather prevents you from attending, we will refund your net registration fee. (The $5.00 that comes off of the top and goes to RECF is not refundable.)

Refund and Payment Policies

If it becomes necessary for you to cancel, and you let us know before 4:00 pm Mountain Time on Wednesday, December 6, you will be given a full refund (less the $5.00 that stays with RECF). If you let us know after Wednesday the 1st, but before Saturday the 4th, we'll refund half your money. No refund for no shows.

Judging Format

Judging will be Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.  Link must be submitted by 5:00 pm Mountain Time, December 1st.