Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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2017 California State VRC High School Championship SAN JOSE

24-Feb-2017 - 25-Feb-2017
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
California - North
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Teams that qualify to the 2017 California State Championship will be able to choose one of the three sites where they would like to compete as long as that site has space available.  Teams that move on to the World Championship Event in Louisville, Kentucky will be responsible for registering for the World Championship event promptly as they will only have a ONE week window to register before their invitation to Worlds becomes void.  

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 24-Feb-2017 - 25-Feb-2017

Fairgrounds Pavilion
344 Tully Road
San Jose, California 95111
United States

Contact Information

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Friday February 24, 2017

Pits Open at 5:00pm

Team Check In 5:00 pm  

Robot Inspection from 5:00 to 7:00pm  Inspected robots need to remain at the venue.  

Practice Filed will be open.  NO teams will be practicing on the competition fields.  

Saturday February 25, 2017

Pits Open at 7:30

Team Check in from 7:30 to 8:30  Teams not checked in before 8:30 will be dropped from the match schedule.

Robot Inspection begins at 7:30

Driver Meeting 8:45

Opening 9:00

Matches begin 9:15

Lunch break 12:00

Matches resume 12:30

Alliance Selection 2:15

Play off Matches begin 2:45

Pits close 5:30



Volunteers are greatly needed to fill both technical and non technical positions all day.  Contact Nancy_Mcintyre @roboticseducation if you are able to volunteer for this event.  


Technical Positions:   

Robot Inspectors, Morning shift 

Referees, All Day

Tournament Manager Software Operators, All Day

Judges, All Day


Non-Technical Positions:

Team Check-In, Morning

Volunteer Check-In, Morning 

Team Queuing, All Day 

Field Reset, All Day

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If there is an emergency the team main contact will be notified using the information that has been provided to us on the team registration page.  It is suggested that there be information as to where the team main contact can be reached when the school is closed.  

Refund Policy

Teams who sign up to play at the State Championship Event are making a commitment to being there and commits the organizer to set costs. Therefore, refunds will not be issued.  

Date: 24-Feb-2017 - 25-Feb-2017
Fairgrounds Pavilion
344 Tully Road
San Jose, California 95111
United States

Travel Info

San Jose Visitors Bureau:

We will not be holding rooms for this event.  Teams are welcome to make their own arrangements for travel.  

Please use the Robot Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to the event:

Inspection Checklist


Please download our temporary license plate template if your team has yet to receive license plates:

Temporary License Plate Template


Please dowload and print a copy of the Drivers Meeting Notes:

Drivers Meeting Notes