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VRC HS SFL Over Under Regional Qualifier at Ransom Everglades

High School Teams

22-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - South
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
5-Sep-2023 01:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
10-Sep-2023 01:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
15-Oct-2023 14:48 EDT
Payment Deadline
22-Oct-2023 15:07 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

VRC High School "Over Under" tournament qualifying for South Florida Regional.  Sunday Oct 22nd, 2023 in Harry H. Anderson Gym, 3575 Main Highway, Miami FL 33133.

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form .  Once per season covers all events  LINK

This is an early season event, but PLEASE arrive with Robots that are COMPETITION READY.  Ideally, you should do a preliminary inspection of your own prior to arrival, using either the official VRC Over Under  inspection sheet or following guidelines in the Game Manual

Parking is free, but it is a bit of a walk to the Gym, so a cart for equipment is recommended. 

Lunch (1 pizza and 4 drinks per registered team) is included in registration fee.  

Each team should bring a 15ft (or longer) extention cord--power will be within 15 ft of each pit table for charging.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED--ideally, each registered team brings along at least one adult to help run the event--email [email protected] if you are interested!

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Oct-2023

Ransom Everglades Upper School (Anderson Gym)
3575 Main Highway
Miami, Florida 33133
United States

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Tentative Agenda:

Doors open 7:00AM (Check in and inspections open ASAP) 

Check-in until 8:30 (FIRM--if you hit traffic, you MUST call to be included in match list)

Skills field opens at 9

Inspections COMPLETE at 9 (Again, this is FIRM--bring robots ready to compete)

First 3 matches queued to fields by 9:15

Driver's meeting 9:15

Opening ceremonies 9:30

Qualifying matches begin 9:45

Lunch break 12:30-1:15

Qualifying matches resume 1:30

Skills field closes at 3

Qualifying matches end 3:30

Alliance selection 3:30-4

Eliminations 4-5

Closing ceremonies 5-5:30



Volunteers are managed in shifts--either 7:30am-1pm or 12pm-5:30pm (or both, if you like).  Volunteers will be provided lunch (pizza).  Volunteers will be trained at the event (no previous experience or expertise required!!)  Some jobs are for adults only, but MANY can be done by kids as young as 10.  

VOLUNTEERING IS A GREAT WAY TO GET SERVICE HOURS (for Bright Futures, Scholarship applications, etc  or simply to do a nice thing for others).  Volunteering at a VRC event is fun!

For now, simply email your name, age, preferred shift and cellphone number to rdubard@ransomeverglades.  Please put "Volunteer Oct 22" in the subject line!!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of an emergency cancellation or other change in plans, teams will be notified via the team contact information available through  Be certain this contact emails and phone numbers for your teams are correct to insure up-to-date information.

If you have questions or concerns, EMAIL [email protected] or TEXT (DO NOT CALL!!) 305-773-0117 (Due to spam and fraud, I do not answer calls from numbers not in my contacts, sorry)

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will ONLY be issued if the event is cancelled.  Refunds will always be $5 less than the registration fee, due to the non-refundable fees required by RECF.

IF you register a team, and later find they cannot attend, PLEASE contact [email protected] as there may be waitlisted teams that will buy your spot from you,

Date: 22-Oct-2023
Ransom Everglades Upper School (Anderson Gym)
3575 Main Highway
Miami, Florida 33133
United States

Travel Info

Event will take place in the Harry H. Anderson Gym at Ransom Everglades (Upper School Campus), 3575 Main Highway, Miami FL 33133

Parking is free, but there is a little walk to the gym, so a cart for equipment is recommended.



Judging Format

Judging for this event

  • NOTEBOOKS will be judged ONLINE.  Details about submission will be sent to teams within 2 weeks of the event.
  • INTERVIEWS will be conducted in-person the day of the event.