Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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St. Therese Robotics VRC Blended MS/HS

Date
6-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-4036
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
34
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Missouri
Max Registrations per Organization
11
Early-Bird Registration Opens
10-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
25-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
16-Dec-2023 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
29-Dec-2023 19:55 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

 

General Information:

This event is a Blended Tournament, complete with trophies from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation. Spectators will be allowed at this tournament, there is no entrance fee however all spectators must enter through the school's front doors.

The format of this tournament will be run as a traditional tournament. 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. If there are safety concerns due to COVID and the event is unable to proceed, the event will be rescheduled or cancelled. Please send payment by December 29th or your team(s) will be moved to the waitlist.

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 before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. 

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Remember: Goggles/Safety glasses, spare parts and tools, batteries and chargers, programming cable, power strip, laptop computer, engineering notebook. 

4. Safety comes first. Please see the Health and Safety Tab. Tools brought with you should not pose a safety risk with sparks, etc.

5. Understand how the game will be played—know the game manual.

6. Participation and consent form - a completed form for all participants must be posted online. PLEASE turn this in electronically thru the REC website. 

Grade Level: Blended - Middle School & High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
St Therese School
7277 Missouri 9
Kansas City, Missouri 64152
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

 

7:30 AM -  Doors Open

8:00 AM - Inspections begin
8:30 AM - Inspections conclude
8:45 AM - Drivers meeting and announcements
9:00 AM - Qualification rounds, Skills Challenge, and Judging begins
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch break and Skills Challenge
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Qualification rounds, Skills Challenge, and Judging (if needed)
2:00 PM - Alliance selection
2:30 PM - Elimination rounds
4:00 PM - Awards Ceremony
4:15 PM - Tournament concludes

Volunteer

We are very open to having volunteers! Please contact Cathy Mulligan - [email protected] 816-741-5400 x 414

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

 

In the event of inclement weather, we will reschedule if possible.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

In the event of inclement weather, we will reschedule if possible.

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

 

Health and Safety Policies

 

If the event must be cancelled, we will refund all entrance fees minus the $5 processing fee charges by REC.

Judging Format

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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.