The RCX State Tournament at the STLP State Championship

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
9:00 AM EST
Central Bank Center, Lexington Kentucky
Challenge Design Award
          To be fair to all teams, specific information as to what your team will have to construct will be provided after the Virtual Tournament completes.
          Theme:  Prehistoric
          Construction: From LEGOs
          Size:  No bigger than the 9.5"x9.5" LEGO plates.  It may be smaller.
                    Height unlimited.
          Task:  Create your own prehistoric scene. Design and construct, from
                    LEGOs, your own vision of prehistoric times.
          Description: Type out a description of your scene on a 1/2 sheet of paper,
                    to be displayed with your scene, at the RCX State Tournament.  
                    Give it a "Title"
                    Include your "School Name", "School District", "Team Name"
                    below the description.
Team Enthusiasm Award.
         Team members need to dress the part. Cheer your team on to victory.  Be the team
         which stands out in the crowd to receive the Team Enthusiasm Award.
     Make sure to review
          Anyone still wanting to volunteer, check in at the RCX booth on the day of the tournament.
STLP State Tournament Documents for the RCX State Tournament
          Central Bank Center Diagram,
          RCX is located in the Ballroom, First Floor
RCX Dinosaur World Rescue Challenge Documents
          Coaches and Team Members should be familiar with all the documents, videos, Q&A, etc. associated with this years challenge. 

Documents Coaches will need to Download

The following documents are for coaches to use during the RCX State Tournament.  Print them, share them, use your phone.  No copies will be provided at the tournament.
      Daily Schedule        
     Team List
      Pit Table Assignment
          Tables will be shared with other STLP Robotics Arena events
                NO Extension codes in aisleways.  Use outlets provided
                under or near table.
      Match Schedule 


RCX State Tournament Schedule


7:00       Volunteers for Set Up of RCX booth, report to Security at Loading Dock 

9:00       STLP State Championship opens to the public 

              RCX Volunteers report to RCX booth  

10:00     RCX Team Challenge Coaches Meeting (All Teams)

10:30     Competition Rounds begin, Round 1 & 2

                Lunch Break   

              Competition Rounds continue, Round 3

 2:30      Challenge Design Award, & Team Enthusiasm Award

 3:00      Cleanup RCX booth

 4:00      STLP State Championship Awards Ceremony

              RCX Champion & Runner Up Awards presented



RCX State Tournament

Tournament Set Up:

          The plan is to set up on Tuesday evening and complete the process Wednesday morning.  Text Doug at 859 835-0546 if you can help.


          Notice RCX is in Ballroom.  The parents and fans of RCX will have limited access to view the tournament.  Make sure to watch your team, then move on for others to watch their team.


          Team Registration will open at 9:30.     

Pit Area:
          The Pit Area will be shared with all STLP robotics teams.  ONLY Team Members are allowed in this area.  Space is limited.  Only teams actively competing will have access.  You will have to share tables with other teams.  Do not plan to "Set up Camp" in this area. No extension cords.  Electric devises can ONLY be plugged in to wall outlets.
This year you will be able to follow the teams via a Google link.

 Team Scores

Here is the process:
1.  Referees will score matches with a tablet. 
2.  Coaches will receive a copy of the form submitted by the Referee to use a guide to help their team.  This form will be emailed to the email address of the Coach which was provided on the Team Registration Form you submitted earlier this year.
3.  Parents will have access to the link, to follow on their own PDs.
     FYI there is a 5 minute delay after forms are submitted.  Be patient.

Awards to be presented:

          Champion (each division, during STLP Awards Ceremony)
          Runner Up (each division, during STLP Awards Ceremony)
          Challenge Design Award (at RCX booth, end of tournament)
          Team Enthusiasm (at RCX booth, end of tournament)
The information on this page is almost complete.  Additional information, if any will be shared with your coach, on tournament day at the Coaches Meeting.  Last minute changes to the tournament may occur.