Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Inspiring students, one robot at a time.

Washington Jump Start Tournament

18-Nov-2017 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
9-Sep-2017 23:59 EDT
Registration Deadline
14-Nov-2017 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


Payment must be recieved within two weeks of registration or teams may be moved to the waiting list. We can no longer allow teams to compete without pre payment.

Please Pre-Inspect your robot before you come.

1. Make sure all sharp edges are filed out smooth
2. Make sure your robot fits in a 18" x 18" x 18" box
3. Make sure you have a 9 volt back up battery and holder
4. Make sure your remote batteries and robot batteries are charged and ready to go.

Wait list:

There will be no more than 40 teams for this event. Three spots have been remove for a team that is having problems registering.

We will be selling pizzas for $12 at this tournament. Cheese, Peperoni and Ham and pineapple


Team's first priority is to be present for their qualifying matches to ensure a fair opportunity for their alliance partners to do their best.

If your robot is not functioning for a match make sure to send a representative to the field to represent your robot.

Make every effort to get judged and participate in the programming and skills challenges. Teams that don't do this will not be eligible for the excellence award.


VRC Qualifying Tournament

This VRC event is a qualifying event to the Washington VRC State Championships and is open to all registered VRC teams.  The following awards will qualify to the Washington State Championship:

(1) - Excellence

(3) - Tournament Champions

(1) - Design Award

The event must meet the VRC Qualifying Criteria for the results to upload to RobotEvents, which can be viewed in the Uploaded Documents.  The state qualification spots are determined by the capacity of the State Championship, the number of events in the state, and the size of the event.  The number of state championship spots for each local event are initially determined by the event capacity and will be reassessed one week prior to the event.  If you have questions about the State Championship qualification process, please contact your Regional Support Manager, Lisa Schultz at [email protected].


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Nov-2017

Mariner High School
200 120th Street Southwest
Everett, Washington 98204
United States

Contact Information

You must login to contact this Event Partner


7:30 Doors open, registration open, pits open
8:00 Inspection starts
8:45 Practice matches
9:45 Opening ceremonies and driver meeting
10:00 Qualifications, skills challenges and judging
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Qualifications, skills challenges, and judging
3:00 Qualifications end, skills challenges end
3:15 Alliance selection
3:45 Eliminations
5:30 Awards
5:45 Please stick around for clean-up!


If you would like to volunteers should contact Robert Robinett at [email protected]

We are in need of assistant referees and queueing help.

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 needed. Feel free to text me at the number you recived in when you registered.

Refund and Payment Policies

All requests for refunds must be made 2 weeks prior to the event. Refunds if approved will be processed once payment has been recieved by the RECF. The refund will be for the full amount minus a $5 processing fee (Charged by the RECF). If the event is full and your team cannot be replaced then no refund will be given. If your team can be replaced, then a refund would be given.

Date: 18-Nov-2017
Mariner High School
200 120th Street Southwest
Everett, Washington 98204
United States

Travel Info

Map quest,-122.236272



We will have a webcast if we have the volunteers to handle this activity.

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




Please download this document for information regarding direct qualification to the 2018 CREATE US Open.

CREATE US Open Qualifying Criteria


This is the RECF release form. The RECF would like each person attending the tournament to fill out the form and turn it in at registration. 

Release form