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2024 Arizona VRC Middle School State Championship

1-Mar-2024 - 2-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
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Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
17-Oct-2023 09:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
23-Feb-2024 09:00 EST
Payment Deadline
28-Feb-2024 09:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Allgemeine information

Welcome teams! We are excited for you to attend the 2024 Arizona Middle School State Championship!

Qualifying for The 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship

Updated January 12th, 2024: This championship event currently will qualify 5 teams to the 2023 VEX Robotics World Championship:

  • Excellence Award (1)
  • Tournament Champions (2)
  • Robot Skills Champion (1)
  • Design Award (1)

If a team double‑qualifies, the extra spot will be awarded to the next unqualified middle‑school team who is ranked highest in the Robot Skills Challenge at the 2024 Arizona VRC MS State Championship. These do not include scores posted prior to the state championship. See the official Qualifying Criteria for more details.

Competition Fields Information:

The competition fields will use the metal competition field perimeter with the GPS Field Code V2 strips installed. Robot skills challenge fields will use the portable competition field. The practice fields will also use the metal competition field perimeter with at least one portable field.

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for the competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

  1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found on the Documents tab.
  2. Check the official game manual and Q&As at for rule updates and changes.
  3. Carefully read all of the information contained on this webpage and emails sent to participants
  4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
    • Glasses
    • Spare parts & tools
    • Batteries, chargers, and a power strip
    • Micro USB cable
    • Laptop computer
    • Engineering notebook
    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit
    • Giveaways if you have them
  5. Ensure your robot brain has the latest version of the firmware.
  6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
  7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

Participation and Consent Form

Consent forms are required for all students, mentors, and coaches on a VRC team. Consent forms are now done online one time and are good for the entire season at all REC approved events.


Klassenstufe: Middle School

Herausforderung der roboterfähigkeiten: Ja

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Datum: 1-Mar-2024 - 2-Mar-2024

Arizona College Prep Middle School
1150 West Erie Street
Chandler, Arizona 85224
United States


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Tentative agenda, please check back closer to the event for the final agenda.

• 1:45pm: Set-up begins
• 6:30pm: Early inspection and practice begins for teams that help set up the event
• 8:00pm: Inspection pauses, venue closes

• 7:00am: Doors open
• 7:15am: Volunteer Meeting by competition fields
• 7:30am: Inspection resumes and skills matches begin
• 7:45am: Coaches Meeting by competition fields
8:30am: Inspection deadline, skills matches pause
• 8:45am: Opening Ceremony & Team Meeting
• 9:30am: Qualification matches begin, skills matches resume
• 12:00pm: Lunch, qualification matches pause
• 1:00pm: Qualification matches resume
3:45pm: Qualification and skills matches end for the event
• 4:00pm: Alliance selection
• 4:30pm: Elimination tournament and awards ceremony

Sich freiwillig melden

We need many volunteers to make this event possible! There are a variety of positions to fill. To sign up, please fill out the volunteer sign-up form and share!

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Richtlinie für not-/schlechtwettersituationen

As we are in Arizona, it is extremely unlikely the event will be cancelled due to weather. If an emergency occurs, we will notify everyone registered the tournament is cancelled.

Refund and Payment Policies


All payment must be submitted by February 28th, 2024. Failure to pay the event fee will result in your team being moved to the waitlist and other teams allowed to take your place. Submitting a PO counts as payment.


No refund will be given


This event will hopefully be livestreamed on 18x18az's YouTube channel, we are currently working with CUSD to allow us to do so.

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.