On Target

Comment: For on target
For competition are the launchers placed on the ground or on a table or some other elevated platform? Will we receive this info when the target location is sent out?

Answer:
The launchers are placed on the floor

On Target

Q: On Target: Are the students allowed to see or walk around the Event area to get a look at it before the competition?

A: The gym is open for all spectators.   Students are welcome to view the event area from the stands. However, we only allow currently competing students onto the range and in the build area.

On Target

Q:
  Our launcher will generally not stay at the set angle – even with a lightly loaded straw attached to it. I see a couple of rubber o-rings – is there any way to tighten it up a bit so the kids can set it consistently? It continually lowers down.
A:
  Pitsco suggested that the coach remove the tube (it just pulls out), and wrap a few wraps of teflon (plumber’s) tape around the tube where there is the obvious mark on the tube caused by the slipping. They report that this solution has tightened things up for all of their customer’s so far.  If it does not work for you, please let WESO know and we will continue to investigate solutions.

ON Target

Q.   Can teams bring *their own* simple balance, i.e. the one they’ve been using during practices, to the On Target competition?
A.   Yes.   Teams may bring 3 things that are there own.  (we can store them together at the competition and make sure they are available to your team when they need them)

1. launcher
2. simple balance
3. measuring spoon

New and Updated Event Resources Available; Hang Time Team Size Correction

New and Updated Event Resources

There are numerous new (or updated) coaching and educational resources available for the following events:

GENE-ius
On Target
Potions
To Infinity and Beyond

Check each event page for more details.

Hang Time Team Size Correction

Our Events pages previously indicated there could be 1-3 participants for Hang Time. These pages have been updated to reflect the correct team size of 1-4 students.