California Central Coast VEX Tournament
We are counting down to our January 30th Vex Tournament in San Luis Obispo.
The event will be streamed live on Twitch. Check back here for the most current links
Our Goal for 2016 is to stream the entire tournament from the Opening Ceremony starting at 9 AM until the conclusion of the tournament around 5:30 PM
The Twitch feed from the tournament will be available at: http://www.twitch.tv/slobotics
Live stats available at: http://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-robotics-competition/re-vrc-16-2957.html
The San Luis Obispo SLO-Botics (San Luis Obispo High School Robotics Team) and the Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers are proud to host the California Central Coast Vex Competition. This competition is open to any and all middle and high school VEX robotics teams. (All participating teams must be registered in advance.)
VENUE: Building 197 Bonderson Engineering and building 7 Advanced Technology Lab.
Lots H12 and H16 are recommended.
Parking enforcement 24/7 has been postponed! No parking permits needed.
Park anywhere not labeled "permit needed 24/7".
Cal Poly Flash Map
The event, co-organized by San Luis Obispo High School's SLO-Botics team and Cal Poly's Society of Women Engineers, is one of a series of VEX Robotics Competitions taking place internationally throughout the year. VEX Robotics is the world's fastest growing competitive robotics program for elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and colleges around the world, with more than 7,300 teams from 26 countries that participate in more than 400 VEX Robotics Competition events worldwide. The competition season culminates each Spring, with the highly-anticipated VEX Robotics Competition World Championship event, uniting top qualifying teams from local, state and international VEX Robotics Competitions.
"The technological economy of the future depends on equipping today's youth with the tools necessary to become tomorrow's leading innovators," said SLO-Botics coach Jan Fetcho. "This tournament provides kids with an engaging hands-on learning experience that promotes a passion for science and technology – instilling in them an appreciation for the field and an enthusiasm to pursue STEM-related education and careers."
| Participating Teams
Approximately 44 teams from California will be competing at the California Central
The REC Foundation offers a variety of Online Challenges, which encourage competition without added travel. The Online Challenges engage students in aspects of robot design, engineering, essays, video production and web design. The annual Online Challenge awards are presented at the VEX Robotics World Championship. To learn more, please visit: www.RoboticsEducation.org
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Friday, Jan. 29
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Early Inspection
Saturday, Jan. 30
7:00 Doors Open
8:30 All teams must be checked in
8:45 Drivers meeting
9:00 Opening Ceremony
9:10 Qualifying Matches Begin
12:00 Lunch Break if time permits
12:30 Matches Begin Again
2:30 Alliance Selection
3:00 Playoff Matches begin
3:30 Final Matches Begin
5:30 Pits Close - cleanup begins
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