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Park Tudor In The Zone State Qualifier #2, Indianapolis, IN

23-Feb-2018 - 24-Feb-2018 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
9-Aug-2017 23:59 EDT
Registration Deadline
7-Jan-2018 23:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Student Waivers

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in. Download the VEX/ REC Foundation Consent & Waiver Form. link text.

This event will take advantage of VEX VIA. Please have students, coaches and fans download VEX VIA (iOS or Droid) prior to the event.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 23-Feb-2018 - 24-Feb-2018

Park Tudor School
7200 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
United States

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Schedule (Subject to change):
7:30 am Doors Open
7:30 - 9:00 Registration and inspection
9:00 - 9:15 Drivers meeting, Announcements and Introductions
9:45 - 12:00 Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch (Please visit our concession stand)
12:45 - 3:55 Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge
4:10 - 4:30 Alliance Selection
4:45 - 5:30 Elimination Matches
5:30 - 5:45 Championship Rounds
5:45 pm Awards Ceremony & Pits Close


If you are interested in volunteering at our event please sign up HERE.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on where I will post updates about the event status as necessary. If cancelled, the event will NOT be rescheduled.

If you cannot arrive before close of check-in, please call or text (preferred): 317-501-8914.

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds will be given for cancellations after 12/22/2018. Refunds if approved will be processed within 1 month following the event.  Refund payment will not exceed $80 to cover the New Vex Tournament Registration Fees.

Payments are expected when you register for the event and must be completed/received TWO weeks prior to the event date. Failure to pay by 12/29/2018 will result in teams being moved to the waiting list allowing other teams from the wait list to take those spots. 

Date: 23-Feb-2018 - 24-Feb-2018
Park Tudor School
7200 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
United States

Travel Info

There are several great (and affordable) hotels located 10 min. away in Carmel, Indiana. If you would like help finding accommodations, please let me know.

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For the competition, the pits and the competition fields are in Clowes Commons. This is #10 on the map below:


At this time we will not be live streaming the event.

Registration and Late Arrivals

In order to keep our event running on-time, registration will close promptly at 9:30 AM the morning of the event. Teams not registered by 9:30 AM will lose their spot and no refunds will be given. Match Lists will be generated as scheduled and will not be re-run.

If you cannot arrive before close of check-in, please call or text (preferred): 317-501-8914.

An adult sponsor MUST sign-in at check-in to confirm teams competing. Failure to do so might result in your team being eliminated.

Team Changes

Any changes to your team letters will not be permitted after 1/6/2018. There will be NO changes at the door. Teams not registered will not be allowed to participate!


Restrooms, Skills Field, Practice Field and concessions are not on the same level as the competition fields and the pit area and there is no elevator. Outdoor ramps are available, but might be an issue depending on weather conditions.

Wait List

There is a two team per school limit and if you wish to register more than two teams please add them to the waiting list. The team restriction will be removed 1/20/2018 giving teams with the wish to send more than two teams three weeks to get registered and payments processed.


Concessions will be open when you arrive Saturday morning with coffee, hot chocolate and donuts. For lunch will be offering Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, Jet’s Pizza by the slice. Drinks and other snacks will be available throughout the day. Our 6840 & 6842 teams are financed by dues and money raised at our events. Please help support our team by not bringing in outside food.


For the competition, the pits and the competition fields are in Clowes Commons. This is #10 on the map that can be found under Document and Images.

Panthers Care

One of the missions of Panther Robotics is to help teams in and around Indianapolis participate attend more VEX Robotics Events.  In order to acheive this mission we have started Panthers Care.  We have set aside money for the sole purpose of paying a teams registration fee's to attend our events and in some cases we will also feed your team.   If your team is interested in being considered to attend our event for FREE, please fill out this online form.

Please download and reference the 1-page VEX Robotics Competition In The Zone game description.

VRC In The Zone Game Description


Please download and review the official 2018 VEX Robotics Competition Qualifying Criteria document for more information regarding qualification to your state/regional championship, national championship, or the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship.

VEX Robotics Competition Qualifying Criteria





Additional Event Awards Presented:

2018 Coach of the Year: Sheldon Phelps

2018 Mentor of the Year:  Barry Atwell 

Ethan Griffin Energy Award: Jonathan Barber