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Columbus Blue Jackets VRC Blended Game Day Event 2021; Columbus, OH

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Come check out Columbus Blue Jackets VEX event, then stay for the game!

Important notice:

Registration for the event is only $85.

In addition, all attendees (team members/coach/mentor/instructor/parents) are required to purchase a ticket to enter the building prior to the deadline for the event. If anyone does not have a ticket they will not be allowed to participate in the competition. Tickets are offered at the reduced rate of $33 per person. This ticket allows full access to the Ice Hockey game that starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased using the following link: 

PLEASE Contact Thyran Nowden for tickets - 614-246-3976

Please note this is a requirement made by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Concessions will be available so you will not need to leave the building for lunch! One large pizza per team will be provided at lunch.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 30-Dec-2021

Nationwide Arena
200 West Nationwide Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio 43215
United States

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8:00am- Doors Open

8:00am- Inspections Begin

8:15am- Skills Open

9:15am- Inspections Close

9:15am- Drivers Meeting

9:30 am- Qualifications Matches Begin

1:30pm- Alliance Selection

2:00pm - Elimination Matches

3:30 - Awards and Clean-Up

*Schedule throughout the day may change slightly.

**Skills times will be announced the day of the competition.


Please contact Rob Smith: for further information.


Volunteer link is:

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will be notified 24 hours prior to the event if there is a weather concern for the event.

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be issued if the event is cancelled however processing fees will be withheld from returned totals.

Judging Format

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  •  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.