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USF Bull Run Over Under - Hosted by TerriBULL Robotics

Middle and High School Teams

Date
21-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
RE-VRC-23-5024
Program
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Capacity
36
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Florida - North/Central
Early-Bird Registration Opens
28-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
10-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
7-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
7-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Price
$75.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the annual USF Bull Run VRC Tournament! We are excited to be hosting yet another event for both Middle & High School teams. We are even prouder to annouce that we are back to hosting this event at the heart of the University of South Florida's campus. We hope Tampa welcomes you all to a warm Florida weekend filled with an electrifying robotics competition! Doors open at 10:30am, we can't wait to see you here!

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form . (also available in Spanish)  Once per season covers all events.

University Logistics

This event will take place at the University of South Florida Tampa campus. Teams, participants, and all guests will be required to follow all University policies while on-campus. https://www.usf.edu/regulations-policies/
 

In Regard to South Florida Teams

Teams that are home to the South Florida region are more than welcome to compete, however any qualifying award will not qualify them for neither the South nor North Florida Regional Championship. The skills score for South Florida teams will count and be placed into the world rankings.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2024

Venue/Location:
Marshall Student Center
4103 USF Cedar Circle
Tampa, Florida 33620
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda

10:30am - Doors open to everyone

10:35am to 11:50am - Inspection

12:00pm - Drivers Meeting 

1pm to 4:30pm - Qualification Matches

4:40pm to 5:10pm - Alliance Selection

5:20pm to 6:20pm - Elimination Matches

6:30pm - Award Ceremony

The event wraps up by 6:45pm. 

There will be a dedicated skills field that will open once the field is assembled. Once a team has checked in and passed inspection, they will able to complete their skills runs. Running skills on the competition fields will be allowed once a field has been assembled. The competition skills fields will close shortly before qualification matches in order to be queded and ready for qualification mathces. The dedicated skills field will close at the end of qualifications. We highly encourage teams to plan to complete skills matches early on, as lines can get busy.

Volunteer

Volunteers are the unsung heros of any great event. We hope to gather a great group of volunteers to enhance the experince for all teams and guests! Please feel free to follow the link and sign up for any position(s) that you believe you can fulfil.

Please make sure if you do decide to volunteer for multiple positions, that the time slots do not interfere with one another. Likewise, if the position slot mentions the volunter needing to be cerrtified, then please make sure to reach out so we can make sure you are quailified for the desired position.
 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E45ABAE23A4FEC43-46893850-usfbull

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event is held indoors and unless there's severe inclement weather - like a hurricane - the event will continue as planned. In the event of a severe weather event, the tournament will be canceled.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: If inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances arise, the event may be canceled and teams will be refunded in full.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: After the payement deadline has ended, January 7, 2024 @12pm (noon), no refunds will be issued for any withdrawn teams or teams that do not show the day of the event.

 

Health and Safety Policies

All team participants, including students, coaches/mentors, and parents/guests will be required to follow all University of South Florida policies while on campus. https://www.usf.edu/student-affairs/dean-of-students/policies/health-and-safety-policies.aspx

Date: 21-Jan-2024
Marshall Student Center
4103 USF Cedar Circle
Tampa, Florida 33620
United States

Travel Info

The University of South Florida's Marshall Student Center is located at 4103 USF Cedar Cir, Tampa, FL 33620. The event will take place on the second floor of the Marshall Student Center. There are 2 elevators open for team usage. There will be signage to help guide teams to the event space. A detailed image will be shared with teams the week before the event in regards of where parking is allowed and how to enter the Marshall Student Center from the parking areas.

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.