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The Q&A is closed for the 2021-2022 season. Any rule changes or clarifications pertaining to the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship will be included in the April 5 Game Manual Update. Teams attending VEX Worlds who wish to pre-submit questions for the driver's meeting should have received a contact form via email; if not, please contact your REC Foundation Team Engagement Manager for more information.

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

Usage Guidelines All Questions

GPS Field Code Strips for Qualifying Events - Follow Up


I would like to request a reconsideration to the response to the referenced question. Specifically, the option to both include and use the GPS Field Code Strip in the challenge. While I understand you program for this at your own risk, it seems an event host would gain an planned advantage by ensuring they have the strips in place and their team has programmed to utilize the strip. It seems, to remain completely fair, I would proffer there should be either; A requirement to include the strips in the challenge OR the prohibition to use them should they be present.

I do not propose an event host be FORCED to remove the strips. Merely create uniform field and operationg environment expectation for all teams at all events.

Answered by committee

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