Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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3rd Annual Sacred Heart Middle School VRC Tournament

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
California - North
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

We have plenty of free parking. Follow the signs from our parking lot to our gym, located next to the playground. 

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Dec-2016

Sacred Heart School
Saratoga, California 95070
United States

Contact Information

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7:30 am....................Pit Area and Registration Opens
7:30 am - 8:30 am.....Inspection
7:30 am - 8:30 am.....Practice Rounds
9:00 am ....................Skills Challenge field open
8:30 am - 8:45 am.....Driver's Meeting
8:45 am....................Welcome
9:00 am - 12:30pm....Qualifying Rounds
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm....Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.....Qualifying Rounds Continue
2:00 pm....................Alliance Selection Process
2:15 pm - 4:00 pm.....Playoffs
~4:00 pm..................Finals, Awards, Closing Ceremony


Our program relies on both adult and youth volunteers. Please contact if you are interested in volunteering at our event. Thank you!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Our facility is indoor and will not be affected by usual area weather.

Refund Policy

If you need to cancel, please do so by Nov 19th for a refund of the fees collected (minus the RobotEvents processing fee). Email with subject: VEX Tournament Cancelation to

Date: 10-Dec-2016
Sacred Heart School
Saratoga, California 95070
United States

Travel Info

Best Western - The inn of Los Gatos
Address: 55 Saratoga Los Gatos Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone:(408) 356-9191

The Inn at Saratoga
Address: 20645 4th St, Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone:(408) 867-5020


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

Please use the Starstruck Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to competition:

The Starstruck game manual can be found at:

For a checklist to prepare your team for this event, please read
“101 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First VEX Tournament”:

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