Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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B3: Bot Battle at the Bluff V5RC

Middle School Teams Only

2-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
South Carolina
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
2-Jul-2024 13:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
21-Sep-2024 13:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Oct-2024 12:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
1-Nov-2024 07:59 EDT

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General Info

Picture with layout of school grounds posted. Busses must use entrance C. Drop of students in the bus loop by door "4" Cafeteria. Cafeteria is where the crew pits are located. All other vehicles use entrance A and come through door "3" or go to the buss loop and use the same door "4".

Picture with indoor layout of Crew pits, Event Arena, posted. 

Lunch/Snack/drink options. TBD

No food or drinks in the Event Arena (gym).


Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 2-Nov-2024

River Bluff High School
320 Corley Mill Road
Lexington, South Carolina 29072
United States

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All matches, skills and qualifications, will take place on raised platforms (Worlds standards).

7:00 a.m. - Doors Open

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Registration, Check-in and Inspection

8:50 a.m. - Drivers and Coaches meeting

9:15 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. Skills Challenge and Interviews

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Qualifications Matches

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Qualifications Continue 

3:15 p.m. - Alliance Selection

3:45 p.m. - Elimination Matches

4:30 p.m. – Awards


Volunteers are essential like high strength axles: we need YOU! 

Please contact Horst Daichendt @ [email protected] or Sarah Tooley @ [email protected].

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will always follow the advice of the state's emergency management service.  In the event of a weather event, the tournament will be cancelled.  In the event the tournament is cancelled, refunds will be given. Cancellation will be communicated no later than 24 hours before doors open.

Refund and Payment Policies

All payments must be received by Oct 27, 2023. If payment not received by that time, your team will be moved to the waiting list.

No refunds will be given to teams that do not show up.

Refunds will only be given if we cancel the event. The refund amount will be $75.  Finally, refunds will not be issued until after the event and all payments have been received from

Judging Format


All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams are mandated to submit an electronic copy of their digital notebook by Wednesday, Oct 30 by 11:59 p.m. to the judges. Digital notebook is the format used at Worlds, hence we strongly encourage for all teams to work on an electronic/digital copy of their engineering notebook.

Physical copies of notebooks will not be considered or accepted.

  • Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event.
  • 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. Deadline: Wednesday, Oct 30, 11:59 p.m.













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