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Official Q&A: VRC 2021-2022: Tipping Point

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Referee Certification Error - SG5c


There are some discrepancies between the game manual and the Tipping Point Referee Certification Exam with respect to SG5c. The specific questions I am referring to are attached as images to this post. img img

SG5c states:

If opposing Robots contact one another while both engaging with the Neutral Zone, and an incidental violation of SG4 occurs, no penalty will be assessed on either Alliance

The questions appear to directly contradict SG5c, as the violations of SG4 mentioned appear to be entirely incidental, and no penalty should be assessed to either alliance. Is this correct?

Answered by committee

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. In the future, please email Referee Certification feedback/corrections to [email protected]. In the event of a discrepancy between the Referee Certification materials and the Game Manual, please refer to rule G22:

If there are any conflicts between the Game Manual and other supplemental materials (e.g. Referee Training videos, VRC Hub app, etc), the most current version of the Game Manual takes precedent.