Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Inspiring students, one robot at a time.

Battle for Las Vegas Signature Event (VEXU)

Date
5-Feb-2023 - 7-Feb-2023
Event Code
RE-VEXU-22-9364
Program
VEX U
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
24
Spots Open
20
Event Region
Nevada
Registration Deadline
16-Jan-2023 17:00 EST
Price
$400.00

A maximum of 75% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Nevada 50% 12 12

Login to Register

General Info

Welcome to the first-ever Battle for Las Vegas VEX U Signature Event sponsored by Tesla! 

Las Vegas has become a global leader in innovative entertainment and is now home to the famous BattleBots arena. We have partnered with BattleBots to provide exclusive behind the scenes tours, meet and greets, and even an opportunity to see teams battle it out in the Las Vegas BattleBot arena. . 

This event is more than just the competition! To ensure you get the most out of your Las Vegas experience, we are also working on additional unique events for teams to participate in every evening. Some of these may include: 

  • Vegas HyperLoop Tour and Experience featuring Teslas
  • Special discounted offers to exciting Las Vegas shows featuring technology advancements in entertainment. 
  • Discounted tickets to area attractions including the AdventureDome, the Linq, and Omegamart at Area 15. 

This event will also have an engaging expo showcasing Nevada’s educational opportunities and local innovative companies that call Nevada home. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the first-ever Battle for Vegas! 

 

World Championship Qualifying Spots

This event will offer two VEX Worlds Qualification Spots to VEXU Teams

  • Excellence Award
  • Tournament Champion

 

Hotel and Event Information:

Location: The Westgate, the iconic off- strip hotel, where Elvis had his Las Vegas residency. This is right next to the Las Vegas Convention Center with access to the Monorail. 

Room block rate: $101/night (includes taxes fees and parking) 

*Resort fees are only waived when booked within the room block. 

To book online use this link: Westgate Room Block

To book by phone, call 1-800-732-7117 and give the following code: SBRE3R

 

Meals

We worked with the Westgate Fresh Buffet to provide an iconic, all-you-can-eat, Las Vegas buffet that will also be quick and accommodate all dietary restrictions. 

Every team registration will include one complimentary ticket for lunch on February 6th and 7th at the Westgate Fresh Buffet. 

Teams are encouraged to purchase additional lunch buffet tickets as soon as possible, since these are limited. Purchases can be made at shop.competitionpros.org  by January 1st, pending availability. 

We have also worked with the Westgate on providing teams quick service for breakfast and afternoon snacks being sold in our competition area. 


Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Feb-2023 - 7-Feb-2023

Venue/Location:
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
United States

Contact Information

You must login to contact this Event Partner

Agenda

 

  • Sunday

    • 1pm - 4pm Check-in and Inspection

    • 1pm - 4pm Practice Fields and Skills Fields Open

    • 4pm - 5pm Opening Ceremonies

    • 5pm - 6pm Practice Matches

  • Monday

    • 8am Venue Opens, Practice Fields 

    • 9am - 12pm Qualification Matches, Skills Matches

    • 12pm - 1pm Lunch

    • 1pm - 4pm Qualification Matches, Skills Matches 

  • Tuesday

    • 8am Venue Opens, Practice Fields Open

    • 9am - 12pm Qualification Matches & Skills Matches

    • 12pm - 1pm Lunch (Practice Fields close at the end of Lunch)

    • 1pm - 3pm VEX U Finals and Awards

    • 3pm - 4pm VRC Overall Finals and Awards 

Volunteer

​Please use the Sign Up Genius link below:

Battle For Vegas Voluneer Sign Up

All volunteers will receive a volunteer event shirt and free lunch

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Las Vegas is known for its great weather in the winter! However, in the case of an emergency/bad weather we will make adjustments to the agenda and notify all teams via email.

Refund Policy

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event:

  • Refunds will only be made if the event is canceled by the host. 

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

  • Registrations will not be refunded for teams that register but choose not to come.

Date: 5-Feb-2023 - 7-Feb-2023
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
United States

Travel Info

Discounted rooms are available at the Westgate for $101/night, which includes taxes, fees and parking.

Check back here for the Link to the Room Block

Webcast

Check back here for the Webcast link

Judging Format

 All Remote Judging - The Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely for all teams that sign-up to be judged, and Engineering Notebooks will be submitted to judges digitally via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.  Initial Interviews and Notebook submission deadlines will be scheduled ahead of the event date, with Notebook submissions due by January 16, 2023. Notebooks submitted on or after January 17th will not be accepted.

How to submit a Digital Engineering Notebook

In-Person Judging - Teams who scored high on their initial interview will be given a follow-up interview in-person at the event. Teams who did not sign up or attend their initial remote interview will not be judged or eligible for awards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

0 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

Please login to add or remove teams from the waiting list.