MSHSL Tournament

Saturday, May 19

Talon Robotics has qualified to participate in the State tournament next weekend.  Please join us at Mariucci Arena on the U of M campus.

Reminder – Teams and spectators are not allowed to bring in their own food or drinks.

National Anthem Choir:

A team choir will sing the National Anthem. Please help us get the word out to past team members.  Interested students and alumni should meet at Pit Admin at 7:45am on Saturday for practice.

Event Time Schedule:

Saturday

Pits open – 7:30am

Driver’s meeting on field – 7:45am

Mascots and flag bearers line up – 8:00am

Opening Ceremonies – 8:15am

Qualification Rounds:  8:30am-12:30pm

Lunch Break:  12:30pm – 1:30pm

Qualification Rounds:  1:30pm -3:30pm

Alliance Selection:  3:30pm-3:45pm (Only four alliances will be created)

Playoff round:  4:00pm until completion with awards following immediately (approximately 5:15pm)

Semi-Finals:  4:00pm

1st round – Alliance #1 vs Alliance #4, Alliance #2 vs Alliance #3

2nd round – Alliance #1 vs Alliance #4, Alliance #2 vs Alliance #3

3rd round (if necessary) – Alliance #1 vs Alliance #4, Alliance #2 vs Alliance #3

Third Place: one match

Bottom two alliances from Semi-Finals

Finals: 2 out of 3 matches

Top two alliances from Semi-Finals

Traffic Conditions:

MNDOT is going to close I-94 in both directions between I-394 and I-35W for the first 3 weekends in May. Also, I-394 west is scheduled to close from downtown Minneapolis to Highway 100 from 10 p.m. May 18  to 5 a.m. May 21. This is to restripe for an additional lane once we start closing lanes of I-35W in June. Traffic will use the HOV lane.

 I-35W@94  http://www.dot.state.mn.us/35w94/index.html

Video Stream:

GrandStadium.TV will be webcasting the event.  See their scheduling page for the link (http://help.grandstadium.tv/grandstadium-schedule-of-events/ ) There is a small charge for watching the video stream.