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Southern New England VRC Middle School Regional Championship

Date
17-Feb-2024 - 18-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-4483
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
48
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Massachusetts
Standard Registration Opens
18-Oct-2023 14:54 EDT
Registration Deadline
9-Feb-2024 14:00 EST
Payment Deadline
9-Feb-2024 15:00 EST
Price
$180.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Please join us for the Southern New England Middle School VRC Spin Up Regional Championship!

Our event being held at Walsh Middle School, 301 Brook Street, Framingham, Massachusetts, 01701

Make up date(s) are scheduled for weekend of March 2&3

Our event will be held in a single level of the main wing with all spaces interconnected with dedicated hallways. Competition will be in Large Gym - spectators should use the main hallway to the Large Gym.  The Team Pit area is in the Small Gym, teams will be directed there upon arrival.  Cafeteria space will be open for spectators and team members to enjoy their food.  A concession stand will be in the Cafe lobby area.

Ample parking is available at Walsh Middle School.  Teams and those with limited mobility should use the driveway circle to unload.  Handicap spots are in the small parking area alongside the building.

Lunch will be provided on Saturday and Sunday to student team members and their adult coach.  An on-site concession stand will be available for those wishing to purchase light snacks during the day.

 


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Feb-2024 - 18-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Walsh Middle School
301 Brook Street
Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
United States

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Agenda

Saturday February 17:

7:00 AM - Venue Opens
7:30 AM - Check In & Technical Inspection Opens
8:30 AM - Check in Closes (All teams not checked in will be dropped from the schedule)
8:30 AM - Opening Ceremonies and Drivers Meeting
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Practice Matches
10:45 AM - 5:00 PM  Qualifying Matches and Skills runs (lunch will be delivered to teams arond noon)

Sunday February 18:

8:30 AM - Opening Ceremonies and Drivers Meeting
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Qualifying Matches and Skills runs
12:00 PM - Skills field closes / lunch break
1:00 PM - Alliance Selection / Elimination Rounds / Awards
3:00 PM End of Awards

 

Volunteer

Please contact Event Partner to volunteer at event.  

Coaches and adult family members welcomed to help out in key operation roles:

  • Scoring Referees
  • Judges
  • Team Queuing
  • PIT Admin
  • Set up and Tear down of event
  • Practice and Skills field management

 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If there is a venue closure, we will post it here and send out an email blast to the primary contacts of teams with information about rescheduling event.  Make up dates March 2&3.

 

 

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds will be made after Registration closes February 9, 2024 5pm unless the event has been cancelled and can not be made up on the designated makeup date of March 2&3, 2024.

Teams with unpaid balances on RobotEvents.com will be placed on the waitlist one week prior to event, unless they have made payment arrangements with the Event Partner.

Refunds will be issued within two months after event date.

Webcast

All video streams from Framingham events are on WalshBots Youtube channel

https://www.youtube.com/@walshbot9214/streams

 

Judging Format

Electronic Engineering Notebook Submissions:

Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the Event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted electronically for evaluation.  Teams must submit links to their Engineering Notebooks Submissions on RobotEvents.com at least 10 days prior to event.  Teams without notebook links in RobotEvents by this deadline will not be considered for Judged awards that require an Engineering Notebook.