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Lilydale | Blended Tournament | Yarra Ranges Tech School

VEX @ Yarra Ranges Tech School

18-Jun-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
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Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
28-May-2024 01:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
14-Jun-2024 12:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
1-Jul-2024 12:00 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the first Victorian robotics event of the season hosted at Yarra Ranges Tech School! We extend a warm welcome to all participating teams and wish you the best of luck in this exciting event. Get ready to showcase your robotics skills, innovation, and teamwork as you compete alongside other talented teams. We have put together important information to ensure your participation goes smoothly and you have an enjoyable experience. Please take note of the following details:

Event Location: The robotics competition will take place at Yarra Ranges Tech School. The venue provides an excellent setting for teams to showcase their robotics skills and compete in a supportive and engaging environment.

Event Date: June 18, 2024.

Arrival and Departure Times: We kindly request all teams to plan for arrival before 9:30 AM on the event day. The competition is expected to run until approximately 3:30 PM. Please note that these times may be subject to change closer to the event, depending on the number of teams registered. We will keep all participants informed of any schedule adjustments.

Food Sales: Lunch will be available for purchase at the Lake View Cafe, with prices ranging from $8 to $20. However, if any team members have specific dietary requirements, we encourage them to pack their own lunches to ensure they have suitable options. It is essential to prioritize the well-being and enjoyment of all attendees throughout the day.

Further Assistance: Our team is dedicated to providing a memorable and well-organized competition experience. If you have any general inquiries or require assistance regarding the event's operations, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team members, who will be present at the venue to provide guidance and support.

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes, during lunch.

Judging Format: All in-person judging.

Note: This event is free for schools within the Yarra Ranges Council Area

We hope this general information helps you prepare for the upcoming robotics competition. Stay tuned for further updates and announcements as we approach the event date. We look forward to witnessing the talent, creativity, and teamwork displayed by all participating teams.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Jun-2024

Travis Burroughs
1 Jarlo Drive
Lilydale, 3140

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Please note that the following agenda is subject to change based on the number of teams registered. We will notify all participants promptly of any schedule adjustments closer to the event date.

9:00 AM - Doors Open

9:30 AM - Technical Inspection

9:45 AM - Drivers Meeting

10:00 AM - Qualification Matches

10:00 AM - Skills Field opens

12:30 PM - Lunch sales open

1:45 PM - Finals Commence

2:45 PM - Awards

3:00 PM - Venue Closes

We have carefully planned the agenda to ensure a smooth and exciting competition. Please make sure to arrive on time and be prepared for your scheduled matches and activities throughout the day. Stay tuned for any updates or adjustments to the agenda to ensure you have the most accurate information.


We invite teams to contribute to the success of the robotics competition by providing volunteers to assist with various roles throughout the event. Your participation as volunteers will greatly contribute to the smooth operation and fair execution of the competition. We appreciate your support in advance!

Volunteer Roles:

  1. Refereeing: Volunteers will assist in refereeing matches, ensuring fair play, and maintaining game rules adherence.
  2. Queuing: Volunteers will help manage team queuing and assist in coordinating match schedules.
  3. Technical Inspection: Volunteers will work alongside a trained leader to conduct technical inspections, ensuring that robots meet the required specifications and safety standards.
  4. Judging: Volunteers will join trained judges in evaluating team performance, innovation, and design during the competition.

Please note that all volunteer roles will have experienced leaders who will guide and support them throughout their duties.

Requirements: For the safety and security of all participants, all adults interested in volunteering must possess a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) in accordance with our child protection policy. This check ensures the protection and welfare of all participating students.

Volunteer Submission: If your team is willing to provide volunteers for the event, please submit the names of the volunteers to Travis Burroughs at [email protected]. Travis will coordinate the volunteer assignments and provide further instructions.

We greatly appreciate your team's support and willingness to contribute to the success of the robotics competition. Your volunteers will play a crucial role in ensuring a fair, organized, and enjoyable experience for all participants. Thank you for your dedication and assistance!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event will be canceled if environmental conditions compromise the venue or travel to the venue.

Refund and Payment Policies

If a team wishes to withdraw from the tournament, they need to do so 72 hours prior to the event start time. Teams that do not withdraw within the given time frame will be billed for the event. Schools with outstanding invoices will be waitlisted for all events until payment is received.

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.









2 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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