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VRC, Salem Friday Night VEX Tournament, MS&HS, In-Person, with Standard Judging

3-Feb-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
21-Nov-2022 19:00 EST
Registration Deadline
30-Jan-2023 19:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Salem Friday Night VRC Tournament is hosted by West Salem Robotics club and it is an Oregon Region only event.  The event is being held in the commons area of West Salem High School.  Please enter from the Doaks Ferry Road side of campus. 

This event was created for teams that will be travelling to Salem and teams that have not yet qualified for state.  If are a local team that has qualified for state please consider registering for the Saturday event.

After passing inspection teams will participate in Qualifying Rounds, Alliance Selection and Elimination Rounds.  There will also be a field open for Skills Challenge runs.  Teams will be limited to three Driving and three Programming Skills Challenge runs.

As an early tournament please do not be intimidated if your robot is still 'in development'.  Many veteran teams will be at the event and they are great resources to help your team.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2023

West Salem High School
1776 Titan Drive Northwest
Salem, Oregon 97304
United States

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1:00 pm Doors Open

2:15 pm Team Meeting

2:45 pm - 6:00 pm Qualification Matches

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm  Dinner Break

6:30 pm  Alliance Selection

7:00 pm Elimination Rounds

7:45 pm Awards Ceremony

8:00 pm  Venue Closes


If you are interested in volunteering contact Paul Smith at [email protected] or Greg Smith at [email protected].


We can use volunteers as field resetters, score keeping referees and herders.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Coaches will be notified if the event is cancelled.  Coaches will be responsible for determining if it is safe to travel to and from the events for their teams.

Refund and Payment Policies

Sorry there are no refunds for this 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.