Saturday, March 23, 2019

1. Location

  • Ashland Middle School
    2800 Kansas Street
    Ashland, KY 41101
2. Volunteers
  • Each team participating in the event needs to bring one volunteer to setup on Friday evening or work the event on Saturday morning.
  • Tournament set up: Friday, March 22, 3:30 PM until finished.
  • Saturday, March 23, 7:00 AM.
  • RCX Referee Training will take place online.  Information will be sent to individuals serving in this role.
  • Clean up: All teams help fold up and stack tables, gather chairs, pack Field Kits, stand LEGO tables up against the wall, pick up all trash, and whatever else needs to be done before we leave for the day.

3. Communication

  • Scores for each round will be posted on a large screen in the gymnasium at the end of each round.

4. What to bring to competition

  • Student Information - Make sure your students have transportation. Bring emergency contact information for your students with you.
  • A fully charged laptop - Make sure you have logged into your laptop at your school.
  • Saved missions - have a backup on a flash drive and/or the laptop
  • A fully charged robot packed safely in a box for traveling. 
  • The USB to connect your robot to your laptop
  • Spare AA Batteries and the back to the brick
  • A robot repair kit with different LEGO pieces
  • Any attachments that your team has designed to use for missions

5. Schedule

The schedule for the day will be as follows:

  • Doors Open: 8:00 am
  • Practice Round: 8:00 am - 9:00 am (Sign-up sheet will be available at the registration desk)
  • Coaches Meeting: 9:00 am - 9:15 am
  • Round 1 of the Competition will begin immediately following the coaches meeting

6.  Concessions

  • Concessions will be available.

7.  Winners

  • The Awards Ceremony will take place in the gymnasium following a short break after Round 3 of the competition.
  • Competition winners will compete in the state championship in Lexington, KY on April 18, 2019.
  • If one of the teams invited to go to the state championship cannot attend, another team from our tournament will be invited.
8. After the competition
  • Score sheets will be emailed to coaches

9. Competition Information

  • Official Website: STLP RCX Robo Challenge Xtreme
    this site has General Rules, 2019 Competition mission and rules, and Questions for the Competition Director