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PR Robotics Championship - VRC

Date
17-Feb-2024 - 19-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-4847
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Capacity
24
Spots Open
1
Event Region
Puerto Rico
Standard Registration Opens
18-Nov-2023 19:34 EST
Registration Deadline
14-Dec-2023 19:35 EST
Payment Deadline
11-Nov-2023 03:24 EST
Price
$200.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Caribbean Robotics Academy (C.R.A.) is proud to host the C.R.A. - VRC National Championship of the VEX Robotics Competition 2023-2024 season in Puerto Rico. The event is open for High School and Middle School teams and will also be a qualifier for the VEX World Championship. The tournament aims to increase student interest and participation in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) by engaging them in robotics and engineering challenges. Beyond science and engineering principles, C.R.A. encourages group creativity, teamwork, leadership, passion, and problem-solving. The staff of C.R.A. is excited to host a VEX Robotics Competition and ready to give all the teams an exceptional and unforgettable experience. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Feb-2024 - 19-Feb-2024

Venue/Location:
Complejo Deportivo y Cultural
Edificio Parra
Ponce, 00717
Puerto Rico

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Agenda

  • Saturday 17-Feb-2024:

Start Time End Time Description
7:30am 8:00am
  • Volunteer Check-in
  • Volunteer Meeting
8:00am 11:00am
  • Team Check-in
  • Robot Inspection
  • Skills Challenge
11:00am 12:00pm
  • Opening Ceremony
12:00pm 1:00pm
  • Lunch
1:00am 7:00pm
  • Skills Challenge
  • Judging Interviews

 

  • Sunday 18-Feb-2024:

 

Start Time End Time Description
7:30am 8:00am
  • Volunteer Check-in
  • Volunteer Meeting
8:00am 12:00pm
  • Practice Matches
  • Qualification Matches
12:00pm 1:00pm
  • Lunch
1:00pm 5:00pm
  • Qualification Matches
5:00pm 6:00pm
  • Alliance Selection

 

  • Monday 19-Feb-2024:

 

Start Time End Time Description
7:30am 8:00am
  • Volunteer Check-in
  • Volunteer Meeting
8:00am 12:00pm
  • Finals
  • Closing Ceremony

Volunteer

Become a Volunteer of the Caribbean Robotics Academy!
Click on the following link to fill out and submit the volunteer form. 
Volunteer | Caribbean Robotics Academy | Puerto Rico (croboticsa.org)

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will be notified, via email, if any event occurs that would jeopardize the C.R.A. - VRC Regional Tournament #2.

Refund and Payment Policies

Suppose the event is suspended or delayed due to the pandemic or other force majeure. In that case, the cost and registration fees are not refundable. The participating teams shall bear the refund and loss of transportation and accommodation, and the event host shall not assume any responsibility. 

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend, the cost and registration fees are not refundable

Judging Format

  • Remote Judging (Required for Awards)- The Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, and Engineering Notebooks will be submitted to judges digitally via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. Initial Interviews will be conducted between December 15-17, 2023, and Notebook submission deadline is December 14, 2023.
  • In-Person Judging - After the remote judging, teams could be judged in-person the day of the event.