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LMSD High Stakes State Qualifier (High School)

Hosted by Black Rock

16-Nov-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Pennsylvania - East
Early-Bird Registration Opens
2-Sep-2024 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
5-Oct-2024 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
13-Nov-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
13-Nov-2024 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

Pennsylvania teams will be prioritized for this tournament.  While non-Pennsylvania teams may register, they will be placed on the waitlist and added to the tournament if there are open spots one week before the event.


This is a high school event hosted at Black Rock Middle School. There will be two skills fields, along notebook judging, with the opportunity to win the Judges, Innovate, Design, and Excellence Awards.  More information about parking and the competition space will be added closer to the time of the event.


Come for the competition, stay for the snack bar!   Pizza orders will be available, along with other food and beverages.  

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 16-Nov-2024

Black Rock Middle School
1860 Montgomery Ave
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085
United States

Contact Information

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All times are approximate and subject to change. 

7:30 am - Doors open: check-in and setup pit area

7:45 am - 9:00 am - Inspection / limited practice (4 teams per field, 10 minute sessions) - Main competition area (theater).  Teams MUST pass inspection before practicing!

9:05 am - 9:20 am - Driver's meeting

9:30am - 12:00pm - Qualifying Match Rounds (Skills will open at 9:30am)

Approximately 12:00pm - 12:45pm - Lunch

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm - Qualifying continued.  Skills will close after the final qualification match.

2:20pm - Alliance Selection

2:30 pm -4:00 (approximate) Elimination rounds

4:15pm - Clean up and Event Close


We could always use volunteers!  Please email John VSoske at [email protected] if you are interesed in helping out.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the event needs to be postponed due to weather or other circumstances, the plan will be to compete on Sunday, November 17, 2024, following the same agenda.  Potential postponement will be determined by LMSD administration.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be provided in the case of event cancelation by the event partner.  Refunds will not be provided if a team decides to withdraw, or is a no-show at the event.


Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.


Notebook submission deadline: Monday, November 11, 2024: 5:00pm