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Collins Challenge (MS/HS)

17-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Early-Bird Registration Opens
26-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
6-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
3-Jan-2024 12:26 EST
Payment Deadline
12-Jan-2024 12:39 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Collins Challenge is open to Middle and High School VEX Robotics teams. The event is a State Qualifying event.  Teams from other states are welcome.

No outside food permitted. 

Concessions will be available.

 Pizza orders will be available closer to event date.

Physical notebooks only.  Digital notebooks will need to be printed and bound for judging at this event.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Feb-2024

Marnel C. Moorman School
501 Discovery Boulevard
Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065
United States

Contact Information

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8:30 am Inspection Begins and skill runs can be done after inspection
9:15 am Driver Meeting
10:00 am Event Qualifying Matches Begins
12:00 pm Lunch Break - if time permitting
12:30 pm Qualifying Matches Resume
3:00 pm Robot Skills END
3:30 pm Qualifying Matches End
3:45 pm Alliance Selection
4:15 pm FINALS begin
5:15 pm Awards
5:30 pm Event Ends


Volunteer Coordinator: Greg Smith [email protected]

Experience Level: No Previous experience is needed for most volunteer positions.

Time Commitment: You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.

Meals: Lunch and hospitality area provided for all volunteers.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, coaches will be contacted via email. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be issued as soon as book keeper can get them done.


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

Depends on when and why, we can talk.  I'm a reasonable person.


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.