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Trinity Robotics StarStruck Extravaganza

Trinity Robotics StarStruck Extravaganza

Event Code: RE-VRC-16-2152

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 40 / Spots Open: 0

Event Region: New Hampshire/Vermont

Price: $50.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 01/14/2017


Trinity High School
581 Bridge St
Manchester, New Hampshire 03103
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

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General Info


Directions to Trinity HS
From I-93S: Exit 8 (Bridge St/Wellington Rd.) Bear right at the exit - Go through one stop light. THS will be on your immediate left.

From I-93N: Exit 8 (Bridge St/Wellington Rd.) Bear right at the exit Go through two stop lights. THS will be on your immediate left.

From Route 3N: Go through tolls at Bedford. Take a right onto 293 East (Portsmouth/Seacoast). Pass the Mall of NH and bear left onto I-93N, follow directions above for I 93N to Exit 8.

From the seacoast and Route 101W: continue past Exit 1 on Route 101 and bear right onto I-93N. Exit 8, the Bridge St./Wellington Rd. off ramp, is the first exit. Head west towards Mammoth Rd and Bridge St. Go through two stop lights. THS will be on your immediate left.


The McHugh Gym is on the west side of school. Early arrivals can park along the west (gym) side of the building. Additional parking is in the rear and on the east side of the building. Please avoid parking in front of the school.

The competition will be held in the gym. The pit area will be in the cafeteria, which is directly below the gym. Teams may load-in through the front doors of the McHugh Gym, although it may be more convenient to park and load in through the locker room doors at the rear of the building.


Changes to Tournament Structure

In an attempt to get more teams qualified for the NH/VT State Championship, we plan to restrict the alliance selection process.  The top 8 teams cannot pick from the other 7 top teams.  Alliance selection will proceed as a "snake drive."  After the 8th seeded team selects its first alliance partner, it will be asked to select its 2nd partner.  Selection will proceed to the 7th seeded alliance, then the 6th seeded team, and so on. We hope that the selection process will add some parity to the alliances and thereby qualify more teams. 





7:30am Pits open, teams are welcome
8:00am Team registration ongoing from 8 to 9am
Inspections and practice ongoing until 9am
8:45am Drivers meeting

9:00am Opening ceremony
9:15am Competition matches and Judging begin

12:00 noon Lunch break from 12 to 12:30pm

12:30pm Competition resumes until 2pm

2:00pm Alliance selections
2:30pm Elimination matches until 4:00 pm
4:00pm Awards ceremony from 4-4:30pm




If you would like to volunteer, please contact Joe Pouliot at  


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy


At that this time of year we expect the possiblity of bad weather.  If the event cannot be held on January 14, we will email all the team contacts.   In the event of postponement, the make up date for the event will be Sunday, January 15.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy


If you cannot make the tournament on January 14, please call us as early as possible.  

Please bring signed Participant Release Forms for all team members (students and adult mentors) to team check-in/registration.

Participant Consent Form


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