Mar
1
Fri
Vex Robotics Competition Middle School State Championship
Mar 1 @ 8:00 am

Vex Robotics Competition Middle School State at the Marion Ohio County Fairgrounds

Agenda

  • Doors open at 8:00
  • Inspection starts at 8:15 am
  • Drivers Meeting at 9:00 am
  • 9:15 Announcement and National Anthem
  • Qualifying matches start at 9:30 am
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:30 Tournament Alliance Selection
  • 1:45 pm MS tournament
  • 3:00 pm Award

**SKILLS – Skills fields will be open from 9:00 am thru the end of qualifiers.
Awards – Awards will be presented once the tournament is completed.

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Mar
2
Sat
Creative Anachronisms
Mar 2 all-day

Winter War Kingdom of Ealdormere
{Kingdom of Ealdormere}

Winter War Maneuvers: Episode IV: A New Home
{Incipient Canton of Pferdestadt}

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international non-profit volunteer educational organization. The SCA is devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts, combat, culture, and employing knowledge of history to enrich the lives of participants through events, demonstrations, and other educational presentations and activities.

Vex Robotics Competition High School State Championship
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am

Vex Robotics Competition Middle School State at the Marion Ohio County Fairgrounds

Agenda

Friday

  • 4:00 pm High School Pits open
  • 4:15 pm Inspections begin
  • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Skills Matches

Saturday
(Skills will run on 2 fields and will end when the qualifiers end)

  • Doors open at 8:00
  • Inspection starts at 8:15am and matches start at 9:30 am
  • Drivers Meeting at 9:00 am
  • 9:15 Announcement and National Anthem
  • 9:30 am Qualification rounds start on 4 fields
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:30 Tournament Alliance Selection
  • 1:45 pm HS tournament
  • 4:30 pm Awards

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Mar
9
Sat
VEX IQ “NEXT LEVEL” Elementary and Middle School State Championship
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am

VEX IQ "NEXT LEVEL" Elementary and Middle School State Championship at the Ohio Marion County Fairgrounds

Agenda for both Elementary and Middle School State Championships

  • 8:00 – Doors Open, Team Check-In, Inspections Begins
  • 8:30-9:30 – STEM Presentations
  • 9:30 – Inspection Closes
  • 9:30 – Driver Meeting
  • 10:00-12:00 – Qualification Rounds
  • 12:00-1:30 BREAK – Lunch, Skills, Team Interviews
  • 1:30-3:00 – Qualification Rounds
  • 3:15 – Final Matches (top 5 Alliances)
  • 3:30 – Awards

See more information for the VEX IQ “NEXT LEVEL” ELEMENTARY SCHOOL State Championship

See more information for the VEX IQ “NEXT LEVEL” MIDDLE SCHOOL State Championship

Apr
11
Thu
National Robotics Challenge
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day
Nov
30
Sat
Marion Union Station Model Train Show
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Our 34th Annual Train Show will be held Saturday, November 30, 2019, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Marion County Fairgrounds (220 East Fairground St.). The show features approximately 120 sales tables and several operating layouts. Show hours are 11am-4pm. Admission is $5 for adults and $12 for families. Children 8 and under are free with adult admission. Food will be available from the on-site concession.

8′ sales tables are $20. Vendor set-up starts at 7am on Saturday morning. There is no Friday night set-up!

For more information, please contact Marion Union Station Association (MUSA) at (740) 383-3768, and ask for Dane Rengert. MUSA can also be reached at marionunionstation@frontier.com.

Note that the show is NOT at Marion Union Station, but the depot will be open during and after the show. Call MUSA at (740) 383-3768 for the exact hours.