Oklahoma TSA State Conference -VEX VRC Robotics


Event Code: RE-TVRC-20-1696

Program: TSA VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 24

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Standard Registration Opens: Wed, Apr 8, 2020 9:46 AM EDT

Registration Deadline: Thu, Apr 9, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

Price: FREE

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award - Middle School (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
VEX via

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Team List ( 0 Teams )

There are no teams currently registered for this event.

Refund Policy

No refunds here!!!!!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

 In the event of inclement weather and the tournament is unable to go as scheduled, an alternate date will be examined. And if an alternate date can not be scheduled, A refund will be issued. Each team(s) may select to apply their registration to a future event in which that team(s) has not already registered for.


The week prior to the competition, pleae provide the name of your volunteer, experience level, and where they wish to volunteer. Soome areas where they could help out:


Running skills matches

scoring Tablets

running scoring Computer


Que Table

Field Reset





7:00 am Doors open, Check-in Begins

7:30 am Inspection begins

9:00 am Drivers meeting

10:30 am Qualification rounds begin

12:00 pm Lunch

1-2:30 pm Qualification rounds resume

2:45 pm Alliance Selection for Elimination Round

3:00 pm Elimination Round begins

3:45 pm Elimination Round ends

4:00 pm Awards

5:00 pm Event closed

Event Dates

Date: 04/09/2020


Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Drive
Norman, Oklahoma 73069
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
David Bandy
Title: Event Partner
Email: dbandy@catoosa.k12.ok.us
Phone: 9183481008
Event Day Phone: 9183481008

Secondary Contact
David Isenbart
Title: Event Coordinator
Email: disenbart@claremore.k12.ok.us
Phone: 9189234205
Event Day Phone: 9183613401

General Info



But your team(s) must also be registered with robotevents.com for the year


EMAIL ME dbandy@catoosa.k12.ok.us your two teams per chapter, I will add your two team numbers to the Event/Competition

It it free through robotevents.com, but you must register and pay through Oklahoma TSA, whatever their cost is.

Awards are Given for:

Excellence Award

Design Award

Tournament Champions

Tournament Finalists


Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. 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. 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

4. 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.

5. 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..

6. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here..

7. To ensure that you have the latest version of firmware make sure that you have the latest update of your programming software. If you have the white VEXNET keys, the keys themselves have updatable firmware and you can download the VEXnet Key Firmware Updater here.

8. Participation and Consent Form - A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in or be submitted online. If at check-in team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.