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2024 Texas Region 2 Middle School State Championship

Date
2-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-4209
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
24
Spots Open
2
Event Region
Texas - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
6-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
20-Feb-2024 12:30 EST
Payment Deadline
23-Feb-2024 13:00 EST
Price
$215.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

***YOU MUST QUALIFY FOR THIS EVENT VIA ANOTHER REGIONAL EVENT****

The Following Award Winners will be Presented with a Banner and a Trophy

Excellence Award
Tournament Champion
Design Award
Robot Skills Champion

The Following Award Winners will be Presented a Trophy Only

Tournament Finalists
Amaze Award
Build Award
Create Award
Innovate Award
Think Award
Judges Award
Volunteer of the Year

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 Q&A 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. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

6. 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.

7. Understand how the game will be played. 

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

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be electronically submitted prior to check-in. Link is here 


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 2-Mar-2024

Venue/Location:
Miller Grove Independent School District
7819 Farm Road 275 South
Cumby, Texas 75433
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

Saturday

07:00 AM - Doors Open for Volunteer Check-in / Practice Fields Open
07:00 AM - 08:30 AM - Team Check-In, turn in Engineering Notebooks at Registration
07:00 AM - 08:30 AM - Robot Inspection
08:30 AM - Qualification Rounds Match List Run
08:30 AM - Opening Ceremony, Drivers and Coaches Meeting
09:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Judging Interviews
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Qualification Rounds
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM - Robot Skills Challenge  BREAK FOR VOLUNTEER LUNCH 11:30- !2:00
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM - Lunch (ALL FIELDS OPEN FOR SKILLS FROM 12:00-1:00)
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM - Complete Qualification Rounds
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM - Alliance Selection
05:15 PM - 06:30 PM - Alliance Elimination Matches
06:30 PM - 07:00 PM - Awards and Closing Ceremony

Awards will start being presented during the Semi-Finals.

Any award that will qualify a team for the VEX World Championship will be presented at the conclusion of the Elimination Matches

Volunteer

Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] if you'd like to volunteer for this event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, updates will be made by email. Please be sure the contact information for your team is accurate and up to date.

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds. The only exception will be with a cancelation and no rescheduling of the event. 

Date: 2-Mar-2024
Miller Grove Independent School District
7819 Farm Road 275 South
Cumby, Texas 75433
United States

Travel Info

Date: 2- March, 2024

Miller Grove Independent School District
7819 Farm Road 275 South
Cumby, Texas 75433
United States

Travel Info

Miller Grove ISD 
7819 FM 275 South
Cumby, Texas 75433
United States

Travel Info

This event will be held in the Miller Grove ISD Multi-Purpose gym

Webcast

Livestream link:

YOUTUBE:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lLkmocqZgk

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.