Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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ASIJ VEX Robotics Challenge

18-Nov-2016 - 19-Nov-2016
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

As this is an event that qualifies a team from Japan for the World Championship, priority will be given to schools based in Japan for registration. 

If a team from Japan wins the Excellence award they can earn a spot to the World Championship. If the Excellence award goes to a team from outside Japan the Japanese based team with the highest Skills score at the event will earn the World Championship spot.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Nov-2016 - 19-Nov-2016

The American School in Japan
Tokyo, 182-0031

Contact Information

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Friday 11/18/2016
8:30 AM - Pits Open / Team Registration
8:45 AM to 10.30 AM Robot Inspections
10:00 AM - Referees Meeting
10.30 AM - Competition Begins
10.30 AM to 3.30 PM - (Optional) Robot Skills  / Programming Skills (Max 3 each)
3.30 PM to 4.30 PM - Practice Matches (1 per team)
5:00 PM - Pits Close

Saturday 11/19/2016
7:30 AM - Pits Open
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM - Robot Inspections Available
8:00 AM - Drivers and Coaches Meeting
9:00 AM - Opening Ceremonies (clear Pits)
9:15 - 11:45 AM - Seeding Rounds
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM - Lunch - Cafeteria
12:30 - 1:45 PM - Seeding Rounds
1:45 - 2:00 PM - Alliance Selection
2:15 - 5:00 PM - Elimination Matches
5:00 PM - Awards & Closing Ceremony


All assistance is welcome. Please contact the Event Partner directly to volunteer at this event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All events are indoors.

Refund Policy

No Refunds after October 1st, 2016.

Event payments are expected when you register for the event and must be completed 3 weeks prior to the event date. Unpaid teams will be removed from the event to allow teams on my wait list to register. Please contact me if there are considerations to be made.

Date: 18-Nov-2016 - 19-Nov-2016
The American School in Japan
Tokyo, 182-0031

Travel Info

ASIj is able to help your book accommodation in areas that are easy commutes to the school via train. Please plan to commute via the train system as taxis can be prohibitively expensive.

Areas that you should book hotels in are Shinjuku, Kichijogi and Musashisakie.

Escort to school from Musashisakai or Tama stations can be arranged.
Please note that some hotels in Japan charge per PERSON.

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