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Illini Cornfield Clash - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (VEX U)

4-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX U Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
22-Oct-2022 12:01 EDT
Registration Deadline
27-Feb-2023 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Illini VEX Robotics is excited to host the 1st Annual Illini Cornfield Clash!​

Hosted at the spectacular Siebel Center for Design and presented by Prismier, this event will feature some of the best VEX U teams in the world!

UIUC's team, Illini VEX Robotics (ILLINI), will be in attendance and we welcome all VEX U teams to this inaugural event!

This event will take place on UIUC campus and teams will be required to follow all University policies while on-campus.

Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Mar-2023

Siebel Center for Design
1208 South 4th Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820
United States

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-------------- Saturday, March 4th, 2023 ------------------------------------
08:00 am - Team Load In, Pit Area, Registration & Inspection Opens
08:30 am - Practice Field and Skills Opens 
09:00 am - Drivers Meeting
09:30 am - 12:30pm Qualification Matches
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
01:30 pm - 5:00 pm Qualification Matches
05:15 pm - 7:00 pm Elimination Matches and Awards
07:00 pm - Tear down/Venue closes


We are always looking for volunteers! Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Please feel free to contact us by phone if you are going to be late to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds are at the discretion of the EP. Contact EP for more information.

Health and Safety Policies

Please refer to UIUC Current Policies:


Illini Cornfield Clash | VEX U Robotics Tournament Stream:

Judging Format

This event will feature a hybrid judging model, with Digital Notebook Submissions and Standard, In-Person pit interviews of teams.

Team Interviews

Each team will have an in-person interview in their pit, which will not be scheduled. Some teams may be called to secondary interviews with judges.