2019 Arizona VRC Coaches Workshop

09/07/2019
2019 Arizona VRC Coaches Workshop

Event Code: RE-WORKSHOP-19-8441

Program: Workshops & Camps

Type of Event: Workshop

Capacity: 50 / Spots Open: 27

Price: FREE

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Event Sponsors:

Date: 09/07/2019
ASU Polytechnic Campus
7001 E Williams Field Rd
Mesa, Arizona 85212
United States

Travel Info

The workshop will take place on the ASU Polytechnic Campus in Picacho Hall room 150.

7151 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Mesa, AZ 85212

Please park in lot 30, directly adjacent to Picacho Hall.

Refund Policy

This event is free.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

As we are in Arizona, it is extremely unlikely the event will be cancelled due to weather. If an emergency occurs, I will notify everyone registered that the workshop is cancelled.

Volunteer

No volunteers are needed for this event.

Agenda

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
10am-3:30pm

Tentative schedule, subject to change:
• 10:00am-10:30am -  Team organization
• 10:30am-11:30am - Designing a competitive robot
• 11:30am-12:00pm - Building tips
• 12:00pm-1:15pm - Lunch (on your own, there are a variety of options 5 minutes away)
• 1:15pm-2:00pm - Judging and engineering notebooks
• 2:00pm-2:30pm - Best practices at competition
• 2:30pm-3:15pm - Programming and sensors

Q&As will occur during the workshop activities, this time is accounted for in the schedule.

Event Dates

Date: 09/07/2019

Venue/Location:

ASU Polytechnic Campus
7001 E Williams Field Rd
Mesa, Arizona 85212
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: No

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Nathan Rossi
Email: vexrobotics@asu.edu
Phone: (855) 278-5080
Event Day Phone: (855) 278-5080

Secondary Contact
Rossum Rumblers Robotics
Email: vexrobotics@asu.edu
Phone: (855) 278-5080
Event Day Phone: (855) 278-5080

General Info

This workshop is designed for coaches and students to learn about all aspects of running an effective middle/high school VRC team. Whether you are a new team looking to get off the ground or a veteran team looking to take your team to the next level, this workshop is designed for you.

The workshop will cover a variety of topics such as team organization, designing an effective robot, programming, judging, what to do at competition, and overall best practices. The current coach of VRC Team Phoenix Lights, Nathan Rossi, who has close to a decade of experience in competitive robotics will be leading the workshop. If there is a particular topic you want covered, please indicate so when signing up on robotevents.com or emailing us at vexrobotics@asu.edu.

The workshop will take place at the ASU Polytechnic Campus in Picacho Hall room 150. Please park in Lot 30 driectly adjacent to the building.