A week 0 event is comparable to a preseason event and its purpose is to test robot components, train drivers, and test game strategies for regular season competitions. This event is hosted by Willmar’s Area Robotics team WARPSPEED 4239 as well as the West Central Hub.
When: Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Willmar High School: 2701 30th St NE, Willmar, MN 56201.
Cost: FREE TO THE PUBLIC!!
Food: Concessions will be offered at this event.
Live Stream: The live stream of this event will be on our YouTube (WARPSPEED 4239) or HERE.
7:30 AM – Pits open
8:30 AM – Brief Drivers Meeting
8:45 AM – Opening Ceremonies
9:00 AM – Matches Begin
12:00 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Matches Resume
3:45 PM – Matches End
4:00 PM – Closing Ceremonies
- Cost: $150 ($125 if hatch panel and cargo are supplied for the event, teams will be reimbursed $25 when they arrive at the event)
- Checks are payable to Willmar High School, Memo Line: West Central Week 0
- Mail to:
2701 30th St. NE
Willmar, MN 56201
- There is a $5 lunch deal which is common at other events like this offered to teams. More information regarding this will be sent out later in email blasts.
- We will be making the team version of the field out of wood, so be aware that measurements will be close to competition field measurements but may not be 100% true.
- Excessive robot to robot contact and aggressive play is not allowed.
- Willmar High School’s wood and metal shops will be open for teams to use at this event.
- Additional information will be posted here and/or emailed to teams.
We are also looking for volunteers to help us put on this event! You must be available all day February 16th for the event. Besides that, why not get a free lunch while watching robots all day!