Minnesota River Valley Rendezvous - November 9, 2013

7:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Johnson Student Union, Gustavus Adolphus College (Map and Directions)



General Schedule:

  • 7:30 AM Load-in
  • 8:30 AM Welcome and National Anthem
  • 8:45 AM Drivers' Meeting
  • 9:00 AM Practice Field Opens and Event Workshops Begin
  • 4:15 PM Practice Field Closes and Event Workshops End
  • 4:30 PM Clean Up and Load-out


Cost is $125 per team.

E-mail Deb Johnson djohnso@gustavus.edu if you are interested in attending.

Field Schedule:

(Preliminary)

  • 9:00 AM Ultimate Ascent
  • 10:00 AM Tag
  • 11:00 AM Ultimate Ascent
  • 12:00 PM Lunch Break
  • 1:30 PM Frisbee Race
  • 2:30 PM Driver Chinese Fire Drill
  • 3:30 PM Ultimate Ascent


Workshop Schedule

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Time

Room

49er

Presenter

Room

Linner Lounge

Presenter

9:00 a.m.

Research and Strategy

2220

Basic Programming in LABView

1816

10:00 a.m.

Sponsorship and Fundraising

1816

Intro to Robot Builder for Java and C++

3018

11:00 a.m.

Workshop and Event Safety

1816/2977

Advanced Software Topics

3018

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Mentor Roundtable During Lunch

All Mentors

Staff Lounge

Lunch

Gustavus Marketplace

Conveniently located in the same building

Awesome Food!

1:30 p.m.

CADD

3018

Chairmans

2220

2:30 p.m.

Electronics and Pneumatics

2220

Roll of Hubs

Evan H

TBD potentially at 11 am

Team Organization and Management

2220

Directions to Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College is located 60 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. Drive times vary depending on traffic levels, but with good traffic conditions, it will take about one hour to drive to Gustavus from the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, about 75 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, MN, and about 90 minutes from downtown St. Paul, MN.

From the north: Continue on 169 (Minnesota Avenue) southbound through St. Peter, turn right onto College Avenue, and go up the hill into campus.

From the east: Come into St. Peter on westbound Hwy 99, and at the intersection of Broadway and Minnesota Avenue, turn left. Continue on Minnesota Ave. until you reach College Avenue, turn right, go up the hill into campus.

From the south: Continue on 169 (Minnesota Avenue) northbound through St. Peter, turn left onto College Avenue, and go up the hill into campus.

From the west: Come into St. Peter on eastbound Hwy 99, and turn left onto Minnesota Avenue. Continue north to College Avenue, turn left, and go up the hill into campus.