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The “Energy Over Time, Not Down” Scrimmage

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What: The “Energy Over Time, Not Down” event is a scrimmage that is open to any team.
Sign Up Link (updated Jan 18, 2018)

Scrimmage Info  (updated Jan 18, 2018!)

Contact us at scrimmage@redalert1741.org with any questions.

Chairman’s Presentation Practice Opportunity!

Red Alert’s Operations team is also hosting a Chairman’s Presentation practice at Center Grove High School in the Collaboration Space at the Innovation Center from 10 am-12 pm for any team interested in coming. Teams can come get practice for their presentations, get advice, or have any questions answered.  If you’re interested in participating in this separate activity, please email scrimmage@redalert1741.org

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10am-4pm

Where:  Center Grove Innovation Center
2797 Trojan Lane, Greenwood, Indiana, 46143

From the North:

  • Take State Road 37 South from I-465 to Smith Valley Road, turn LEFT or new map of thbW ioqgqeojq[EAST
  • Take Smith Valley Road to Morgantown Road, turn RIGHT, or SOUTH
  • Take Morgantown Road to Stones Crossing Road, turn LEFT or EAST
  • Take Stones Crossing Road to Trojan Lane, turn RIGHT or SOUTH
  • Take Trojan Lane past the parking lots and football field to the destination.  Please unload and enter through the rear of the building (Door 5).  There will be signage.

From the Southeast: (Columbus, etc.)

  • Take 65 North to the Main Street exit of Greenwood, turn LEFT or WEST
  • Take Main Street to State Road 135, turn LEFT or SOUTH
  • Take State Road 135 to Stones Crossing Road, turn RIGHT or WEST
  • Take Stones Crossing Road to Trojan Lane, turn LEFT or SOUTH
  • Take Trojan Lane past the parking lots and football field to the destination.  Please unload and enter through the rear of the building (Door 5).  There will be signage.

From the Southwest: (Bloomington, etc.)

  • Take State Road 37 North to Stones Crossing Road, turn RIGHT or EAST
  • Take Stones Crossing Road to Trojan Lane, turn RIGHT or SOUTH
  • Take Trojan Lane past the parking lots and football field to the destination.  Please unload and enter through the rear of the building (Door 5).  There will be signage.

Why: This is an easy and fun way to practice with your team’s robot. This scrimmage event is also a great way to test out new drivers and multiple strategies.

Tentative Schedule (subject to change):

  • 10am-11am — team load-in/open time on the field to check out the field and test out mechanisms.
  • 11am-12pm — open practice time for robots – limit 4 bots max
  • 12pm-12:30pm — lunch break
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm — match-style practice
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm — open field time for practice
  • 2:30pm-3:30pm — match-style practice
  • 3:30pm-4pm — open time on the field for testing
  • 4pm — team load out

Additional Information: The area for the field is narrow and there isn’t any spectator seating, nor will there be any concessions. Teams are welcome to bring their own seats if they wish. Directions and phone numbers for nearby lunch venues are provided at the bottom of this page.