Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Battle of the Bots (ES/MS)

Portland East Middle School

4-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
15-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
23-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
3-Nov-2023 19:17 EDT
Payment Deadline
3-Nov-2023 19:38 EDT
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.

General Info

If the event is full, please add your team to the wait list.

Payments are due by 11/3/23. If your team does not pay by that deadline, you will lose your spot and teams will be added from the wait list. 

Additional information regarding directions, campus maps, times, and food information will be added closer to the tournament date.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email [email protected]. Participants will be required to submit the VEX liability release form through 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Nov-2023

Portland East Middle School
604 South Broadway
Portland, Tennessee 37148
United States

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7:00AM Doors Open

7:15 - 9:00AM  Event Check-In/Registration/Inspection 

7:30 - 12PM Skills Challenge

9:00AM Opening Ceremonies

9:30AM Qualification Matches Begin

12:00 - 1:00PM Lunch Break 

2:00PM Skills closes

1:00 - 3:00PM Qualification Matches

3:30PM Finals

4:00PM Awards


Volunteers are essential to a successful tournament. Please consider volunteering. No prior experience is necessary. Please email [email protected] to sign up. Volunteers will receive any training necessary and a full day of inspiration working with incredibly talented youth.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, updates will be made by email.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

  • Refunds will be given, minus the $5 processing fee from the REC Foundation.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: 

  • No refund will be given.

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.