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Dougherty Valley High School VEX Robotics Tournament

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
California - North
Max Registrations per Organization
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Campus Map and Parking

For a campus map and parking information, please go to the "Travel Information" tab.

Important Documents

Please go to "Important Documents" tab for VEX release form and robot inspection form. The release form is mandatory for participation in VEX events.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2017

Dougherty Valley High School
10550 Albion Road
San Ramon, California 94582
United States

Contact Information

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7:15 am.......................Pit Area and Registration Opens

7:15 am - 8:45 am.........Check-In

7:15 am - 8:45 am.........Inspection (Mandatory, teams will be scratched if not inspected by 8:45)

8:00 am........................Practice Fields Open

8:45 am - 9:00 am.........Welcome/Driver's Meeting

9:00 am .......................Tournament Match Schedules Created and Printed

9:15 am - 12:45 pm........Qualifying Rounds Open

9:15 am - 3:30 pm......... Skills Challenge Open (closed for lunch 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm)

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm........Lunch Break

1:45 pm - 3:30 pm.........Qualifying Rounds & Skills Challenge continue

3:45 pm........................Alliance Selection

4:00 pm - 5:45 pm.........Elimination Rounds

~5:45 pm - 6:15 pm.......Finals, Awards, Closing Ceremony


Help plan and run our event - this would be a great opportunity for new teams and tournament hosts to gain experience! In particular, we welcome adult volunteers to help referee and judge.

Please contact the event planner if you wish to volunteer:

Millard Lee


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

As our tournament is held entirely inside our main gym, we will be protected from the elements.  However, in the case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency.   Make sure your team contact information is up to date in your account, as this is the information that will be used to contact your team.


Refund Policy


To encourage teams to fully prepare and field a robot for their registration spot, refunds will be available only to teams that cancel 4 weeks before the event date.  Therefore, any cancellations after 9/30 will not qualify for a refund.

Date: 28-Oct-2017
Dougherty Valley High School
10550 Albion Road
San Ramon, California 94582
United States

Travel Info

These hotels are local to San Ramon and are located less than tens minutes away from Dougherty Valley High School by car:

Residence Inn By Marriott San Ramon
1071 Market Pl, San Ramon, CA, 94583 925-277-9292

Marriott San Ramon
2600 Bishop Dr, San Ramon, CA, 94583 925-867-9200

Extended Stay America San Ramon - Bishop Ranch - West
18000 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA, 94583 925-277-0833

Courtyard by Marriott San Ramon
18090 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA, 94583 925-866-2900

Dougherty Valley High School Map and Parking Info

The tournament is located in the main gym on campus. Please refer to the campus map located below:


All competition participants (students and adult mentors) are required to print out, sign, and bring to the tournament a VEX participant release form:

Please use the robot inspection checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to competition:

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 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