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Gulf Side Skirmish-VRC Blended

VRC and IQ teams kick off the season and stir up the Gulf

2-Sep-2023 Add to Calendar
Código de evento
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Tipo de evento
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Plazas disponibles
Event Region
Texas - Region 3
Standard Registration Opens
7-Jul-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
27-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
27-Aug-2023 23:59 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Información general

Thank you for registering for our event!

We would like you all to volunteer in any capacity you feel comfortable with. Please also feel free to encourage those adults traveling with your teams to volunteer as well.

Our events depend on the volunteers; we truly can't do it without you!

Doors will not open until 8 AM. If you get here early. please know that we can not open early. The events quality depends on using every second possible to set up for your teams. 

If you are not paid or have made arrangements to pay before Monday, August 28th, you may be dropped from the event to make room for new teams. 

Please do not call, prior to the day of the tournament. We are educators and will be working with kids all day. (yes night too! We run late camps.) Please use email as our primary source of communication regarding tournament needs and concerns.  

If you are running late on the day off, by all means, please give me a ring so I can communicate that with our TM. 

Tournament INFO:

We will have two game fields, 1 skills, and 1-2 practice fields. 

All game fields will be elevated. 

We will use smart fields

Concessions will be available

Lunch pre-orders will go out two weeks prior to the event to coaches.




Hold your coffee mugs high, and cheers to another great season of amazing kids and competitions. 


Catherine Pickavance


[email protected]

Nivel académico : All

Concurso de habilidades de robots ofrecido: Sí

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Fecha: 2-Sep-2023

Lugar / ubicación:
Ball High School
4115 Avenue O
Galveston, Texas 77550
United States

Información de contacto

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8:15: Check-in, Inspections start right away.  Skills start (teams must be inspected)

8:30- All teams must be checked in. If you are not checked in by 8:30, your team risks not being in match schedule. 

9:15- Quals start

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-4:15- End of Quals (Skills ends at this time. If your robot is not on the field at 4:15, you cannot run skills. Please note, being in a line does not matter. We have to get the scores into the judges at this time.) 

4:30- Alliance selections- One person from all teams must be present. 

4:45- Finals start.

5:45- awards

6:15 Doors close




Please volunteer!!! AND SHARE. We always need judges and would love to have our vrc adults to judge our IQ teams, and our IQ adults to judge our VRC teams.  We like to invite judges from all over to ensure judging is as fare as can be.

Política de emergencia/mal tiempo

We will reschedule if the weather requires

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be provided

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: No refunds will be provided. 


Date: 2-Sep-2023
Ball High School
4115 Avenue O
Galveston, Texas 77550
United States

Información de viaje

Head south right down 45, and take a right on 43rd. You will park on the lot to the right. Please note this is different from past years. We are currently under construction and excited about our new facilities!


Will update prior to event. 

Judging Format


  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.

Notebook links due August 25th- no late submissions will be accepted- for any reason.