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Akron Public Schools VRC Middle School Tournament

Date
3-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-4291
Program
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
50
Spots Open
11
Event Region
Ohio
Max Registrations per Organization
10
Standard Registration Opens
19-Oct-2023 13:58 EDT
Registration Deadline
20-Jan-2024 13:59 EST
Payment Deadline
29-Jan-2024 14:04 EST
Price
$105.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Akron STEM High School is proud to present this year's VEX Robotics competition, OVER UNDER!   This is our first year hosting a MIDDLE School competition we hope you can join us.

FOOD: 

  • Lunch will be provided to all participants
  • There will be a hospitality room provided for advisors and volunteers.
  • Concessions will be available with drinks, snacks, and a selection of hot items.

MATCHES & JUDGING

  • Each team will have six qualifying matches. The tournament will proceed with 2-team alliances.
  • Please familiarize yourself and your teams with the over under official rules.  

MISC. INFO

  • All pit tables will have access to power. Please bring surge protector/power strips to make sure you have enough outlets for your team.
  • Are your teams ready? Be sure to check out the REC Library for VRC for a variety of helpful team information!

 

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

 

 


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
123 S Forge St
123 South Forge Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

**TENTATIVE SCHEDULE**

​8:00 am - Doors Open to Teams, Check-In & Inspections
9:30 am - Event Meeting
9:45 -12:00 pm - Qualification Matches
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch & Skills
1:00 -3:00 pm - Qualification Matches
3:00 pm - Alliance Selection
3:30 - 4:30 pm - Elimination Matches
4:30 pm Awards

Volunteer

Please contact Dina Popa at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering.  Volunteers are much appreciated.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, we will make every attempt to contact all coaches by email, phone or text, as well as make announcements through social media of any changes of the event or the event schedule. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: a refund for registration fees paid minus the $5 REC processing fee will be issued to each team. 

 

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: A refund will not be provided.

Webcast

This event will be broadcast on our school YouTube channel NIHF Akron STEM High School

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • 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.
  • Judges will be working in accordance with the Judge Guide, which states that "All teams being judged for an event should be judged in the same format to ensure consistency in the judging experience."    PLEASE NOTE...if a team has a digital engineering notebook, these must be printed IN ADVANCE in order for the team to submit a physical copy to the judges.  Links to an online version or flash drives will not be accepted. 
  • Please refer to the Guide to Judging for all judging and Engineering Notebook information, criteria, procedures, rubrics, etc.