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Tucker HS VEX Robotics Competition

Middle and High School Teams

21-Oct-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
Early-Bird Registration Opens
29-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
9-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
5-Oct-2023 11:59 EDT
Payment Deadline
6-Oct-2023 11:56 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting. All teams should come prepared for competition.  Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments.
2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.
3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on
4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.

  • Goggles/Safety Glasses
  • Spare parts & tools
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Programming cable
  • Power strip
  • Laptop computer
  • Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and
  • Excellence Awards )
  • Banners and other decorations for your team pit
  • Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.
6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.
7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during
the tournament.
8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others
nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.
9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee
training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here.
10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.
11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware. easyC firmware can be found here and RobotC firmware can be found at the following links:

  • easyC
  • RobotC


All participants are expected to complete the participant release form . (also available in Spanish)  Once per season covers all events. 

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: Saturday, 10/21/2023


Tucker High School Cafeteria
5036 Lavista Road
Tucker, Georgia 30084
United States

Use the bus lane entrance off Chamblee-Tucker Rd for easy access to parking near the Cafeteria.

Contact Information

William Hicks, Advisor/Head Coach
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 678-874-3783
Event Day Phone: 770-841-8364

Bryant Ubaka-Blackmoore, Advisor/Coach
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 678-874-3787
Event Day Phone: 704-604-8554

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Oct-2023

Tucker High School Cafeteria (Use school entrance off Chamblee-Tucker Rd)
5036 Lavista Road
Tucker, Georgia 30084
United States

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Tucker VRC High School Tournament - Saturday, 10/21/2023

7:30 am:  Pit Area Opens. Practice field available. Robot inspection

7:30 - 8:30 am: Team check-in & Registration

7:30 - 9:00 am: Robot Inspection & practice

9:00 - 9:15 am: Driver meeting

9:15 - 9:30 am: Opening Ceremonies

9:30 - 12:00 pm: Qualifying Rounds

9:30 am - 2:30 pm: Team Interviews

12:00 1:00 pm:  Lunch Break & Skills Challenge

1:00 - 2:30 pm:  Qualifying Rounds Continue

2:30 - 3:00 pm: Alliance Selection Process

3:00 - 4:30 pm: Elimination Rounds

4:30 - 5:00 pm: Awards & Closing Ceremony

5:00 pm: Pit Area and Venue Closes


Tucker High School is proud to continue hosting the Tucker VRC tournament again this year. We can always use your assistance in serving in the following roles:

Tournament Setup (Friday,10/20/2023)


Score Keeper

Field Resetters


Tournament Breakdown

For additional information about volunteer opportunities, please contact one of the following:

William Hicks, Advisor/Coach
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 678-874-3783

Bryant Ubaka-Blackmoore, Advisor/Coach
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 678-874-3787

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event may be canceled if inclement weather conditions could endanger students, coaches, mentors, parents, and volunteers. Teams will be notified as early as possible in advance of the cancellation.  In the event that inclement weather requires the event to be rescheduled, the event and any remaining matches will be shifted forward to a future date, TBA.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Each team will be rescheduled for the new date.  If a team is unable to attend the tournament on the NEW date, we will refund their registration fees.

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

  1. They must notify the event organizer in writing ASAP.
  2. If the Coach/Mentor/Team withdraws from the tournament at least two weeks prior to the tournament, they will receive a refund less a $25.00 cancellation fee.
  3. Any Coach/Mentor/Team that withdraws within two weeks of the tournament date will receive NO a refund.


The webcast is currently not available.

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.