2018 UIL State Championship (WIP) (Friday-Sunday May 18th-20th 2018)

Post date: May 27, 2011 12:55:35 AM


For their performance in the 2018 FRC and FTC Season the Pearce Robotics team advanced to the Texas UIL State Championship. This year the State Championship will be Held at The Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX from *Friday-Sunday May 18th-20th 2018. The team will be staying at **UNKNOWN HOTEL**


Friday-Sunday May 18th-20th 2018

Important Locations

The Austin Convention Center -


Hotel Information -


Important Contacts

    • Ken Clausing - Teacher Sponsor - (214) 641-9145
    • Robert Acosta - RISD Employee - (214) 797-4681
    • Stuart Rampy - Mentor - (972) 827-7751

List of Drivers

  • Kenneth Clausing - (214) 641-9145
  • Robert Acosta - (214) 797-4681
  • Ginger Acosta - (469) 556-8931
  • Stuart Rampy - (972) 827-7751

Car Assignments

Driver Packets (WIP)

Chaperone List:

Event Details

Drivers will be Chaperones/Teachers for Trucks and District Employees for District Suburbans..

Students will not be allowed to drive or bring their personal vehicles.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students wishing to go on the trip need to be active members of the Pearce Robotics Club in good standing.

Students must also be passing all classes in-accordance with the UIL Pass Play Rules.

Students must also be enrolled at J.J. Pearce High-school.

Special Packing Instructions

This is a FIRST Robotics Overnight Trip. Please Remember to pack the following

  • 2018 FRC T-Shirt
    • Team Workshirt
    • Team Polo
  • Close Toed Shoes
  • Safety Glasses

Food Information

Each Member going will be given a dinner stipend of $15 before each dinner meal, they may spend as much or as little of it as they wish and carry over to the next meal.

Some meals will be provided by the event calendar.

Most lunches will be done as tailgates(sand witches) in the parking lot, independent lunches will be give $5.

Dinner Locations

    • Thursday - ??
    • Friday - ??
    • Saturday - ??

Adult Chaperone Information:

To be a Chaperone you will need to fill out the RISD Volunteer Form (https://www.risd.org/group/community/Volunteer_Opportunities/volunteer-application-form.asp) this can take up to 2 weeks to be added to the list of approved RISD Volunteers so please do so as soon as you think you may want to chaperone.

As a Chaperone you will be responsible for working with the Teacher Sponsors to keep the Students safe, feed, and enjoying their time on the trip, you will also be responsible for keeping the students following the rules of the trip and following the conduct agreement. If you are a driver you will be assigned a list of students and adults that will be driving with you. you may also be asked by the event leaders to take on other responsibilities like lunch shopping, early morning robot team load in, assist with home depot runs, or other administrative items.

Chaperone Event Packet(WIP)

Schedule for The 2018 UIL FIRST Championship:

Full event Schedule at http://www.uiltexas.org/academics/stem/robotics/championships-first


6:00p Team leaves Pearce Dock for **UNKNOWN CITY**

9:00p Team arrives at Hotel

11:00p Lights out

Day 1 **UNKNOWN DAY** **UNKNOWN DATE** Check-in and Game Start

7:00a Breakfast at **UNKNOWN HOTEL**

7:30a Carpool to **UNKNOWN VENUE**

8:00a Pits Open / Robot Load-in

10:00a Robot Check-in

12:00n Break for lunch Cold Cuts

1:00p Opening Ceremonies

1:15p Seeding Rounds Start

6:00p Dinner

7:30p Team back at **UNKNOWN HOTEL**

11:00p Lights out

Day 2 **UNKNOWN DAY** **UNKNOWN DATE** Seeding Round Day

7:00a Breakfast at **UNKNOWN HOTEL**

7:30a Carpool to **UNKNOWN VENUE**

8:00a Pits Open

9:00a Opening Ceremonies

12:00n Break for lunch Cold Cuts

1:30p Final Matches Start

4:30p Awards Ceremony

5:30p Pit Tear Down and Pack up Truck

6:00p Team Drives Back to Dallas

9:00P Team back at Pearce Loading Dock



Required Forms:

  • Pearce Robotics Trip Packet ( Individual Forms Below)
    • Pearce Robotics Student Conduct Agreement Form
    • RISD Overnight Field Trip Form
    • RISD Insurance and Health Release Form
    • FIRST Student information and release form