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Messiah University VRC Qualifier (HS Only)

6-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Código de evento
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Tipo de evento
Event Format
Field Control System
Plazas disponibles
Event Region
Pennsylvania - East
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
12-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
16-Dec-2023 13:26 EST
Payment Deadline
16-Dec-2023 13:07 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

Información general

01/06/24 UPDATE: Hello All! The Tournament is proceeding today. Please note that it is important to do what works best for your team. We are working to see how we may shorten the day to give teams the opportunity to leave in the afternoon. We understand the need to exercise caution and encourage everyone to check the forecast by the hour and see how it relates to the afternoon commute home. Please contact us if you have any concerns.



Welcome to Messiah University's VRC Qualifying Tournament (HS Only). We look forward to welcoming you and your teams to campus in Mechanicsburg, PA. The event will be held in Brubaker Auditorium and is open for all to attend. More information on concessions, directions and parking will be provided closer to the event date.

This event is a collaboration between Messiah University, Stem Pit Crew, Inc. and Magnus Robotics. Magnus Robotics will also be competing in the event as well. This tournament is open to all registered high school VRC teams in eastern Pennsylvania and surrounding regions.

Please review the agenda and other event tabs for more information. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected]. We look forward to seeing everyone!

Nivel académico : High School

Concurso de habilidades de robots ofrecido: Sí

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Fecha: 6-Jan-2024

Lugar / ubicación:
Messiah University
1 University Avenue
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055
United States

Información de contacto

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Tentative Event Schedule:

7:00am - Doors open for volunteers only
7:30am - Doors open for teams & spectators
8:00am - 8:45am - Check In & Inspection / Skills Open
9:10am - Opening Remarks / Drivers Meeting
9:30am - Qualifying Matches Part 1 
12:00pm - Lunch (Skills Open)
12:45pm - Qualifying Matches Part 2 
2:30pm - Skills Closes
2:45pm - Alliance Selection
3:15pm - Elimination Matches
5:00pm - Awards & Clean Up


Many volunteers are needed to help us with the event, we welcome your participation. Some available volunteer roles include: Scorekeeper Referees, Field Reset Crew, Robot Inspectors, Check-in Desk, Set-up/Tear down Crew. 

If you are available to volunteer, please reach out to us with your contact information and what you may be interested in helping in. 

Contact us at [email protected]


Política de emergencia/mal tiempo

If there is inclement weather, please check the General Information event tab for updates. We will do our best to notify teams via email at least 24 hours prior to the event if the event needs to be canceled. Unfortunately, should inclement weather force a cancellation of this event, there is no available makeup date.

In the event of an emergency or if your team is experiencing delays attending the event, please text your school / organization name and team number(s) to 267-265-8178 on the event day.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 
If the event is canceled, the registration fee will be returned (minus $5.00 RECF processing fee). 

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:
For a refund, the Event Coordinator must be notified at least 10 days prior to the event so that teams may be moved from the wait list and other teams invited to attend. The refunded amount will be equal to the registration fee paid minus the $5.00 RECF processing fee. 

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.