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:
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)
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
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.
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.