VRC History: 2018-2019 Turning Point

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Game Description

VEX Robotics Competition Turning Point is played on a 12'x12' square field configured as seen above. Two (2) Alliances -- one (1) "red" and one (1) "blue" -- composed of two (2) Teams each, compete in matches consisting of a fifteen (15) second Autonomous Period, followed by a one minute and forty-five second (1:45) Driver Controlled Period.

The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by High Scoring or Low Scoring Caps, Toggling Flags, and by Alliance Parking or Center Parking Robots on the Platforms.

Details

There are eight (8) Caps, six (6) Posts, nine (9) Flags, twenty (20) Balls, two (2) Alliance Platforms, and one (1) Center Platform.

Caps can be Low Scored on the field tiles, or High Scored on Posts, for the Alliance whose color is facing up at the end of the match. Flags can be Toggled to red or blue, and are Scored for the Alliance whose color is Toggled at the end of the match. Low Flags can be Toggled by Robots, but High Flags can only be Toggled by Balls. Turning Point is intended to be a back and forth game, no scored object is safe!

Alliance Platforms can be used for Alliance Parking by Robots of the same color Alliance as the Platform. The Center Platform can be used by Robots from either Alliance for Center Parking. An additional bonus is awarded to the Alliance that has the most total points at the end of the Autonomous Period.

Field

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Scoring

Each Low Flag Toggled 1 point
Each High Flag Toggled
2 points
Each Cap Low Scored
1 point
Each Cap High Scored
2 points
Robot that is Alliance Parked
3 points
Robot that is Center Parked
6 points
Autonomous Bonus
4 points

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World Champions

Middle School Awards

Full Awards List

Award Team # Team Name Affiliation Location
VRC Middle School Excellence Award 9364X Iron Eagles Brentwood Academy Brentwood, Tennessee, United States
VRC Middle School World Champions 7671C Shadowless chicken New Century Robotics Club(commonweal) Quzhou, Zhejiang, China
VRC Middle School World Champions 9123A Ruiguan Robot Center A ShangHai RuiGuan Robotics Activity Center Shanghai, Shanghai, China
VRC Middle School Robot Skills Challenge World Champion 3324V Science Academy - The Lab The Science Academy STEM Magnet North Hollywood, California, United States

High School Awards

Full Awards List

VRC High School Excellence Award 2011C Flapjacks Brecksville Robotics Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
VRC High School World Champions 98060C Jing’an-3静安区少年宫 Shanghai Jing'an Science Technology Youth Center Shanghai, Shanghai, China
VRC High School World Champions 7405P Millburn Phreak Show Millburn High School Millburn, New Jersey, United States
VRC High School Robot Skills Challenge World Champion 365X Invictus Flower Mound High School Flower Mound, Texas, United States

VEX U Awards

Full Awards List

VEX U Excellence Award USC USC University of Southern California Los Angeles, California, United States
VEX U World Champions IFI IFT Team I IFT Robotics West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
VEX U Robot Skills Challenge World Champion (tie) XJTU4 XJTU TEAM4 Xi'an Jiao Tong University Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
VEX U Robot Skills Challenge World Champion (tie) SJTU1 SJTUP Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai, Shanghai, China

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