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Highland Games

13-Jan-2018 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
5-Oct-2017 23:59 EDT
Registration Deadline
12-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

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Highland Games.  


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: 13-Jan-2018

Shorecrest High School / Main Gym
15343 25th Avenue Northeast
Shoreline, Washington 98155
United States

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7:30 Doors open, registration open, pits open

8:00 Inspection begins (separate hardware and software lines).  Teams must submit a notebook during inspection to be considered for judged awards.

8:00 Practice field opens for teams who have passed inspection.

9:00 Check in closes, teams must have started inspection.

9:30 Inspection closes, driver meeting.

9:45 Opening Ceremony

10:00 Qualifications & Judging begins

10:30 Skills field opens

12:15         Lunch

12:45         Qualifications, skills, and judging continue

2:00  Qualifications ends, skills, and judging ends

2:15  Alliance selection

2:45  Eliminations

4:00  Awards will follow immediately after eliminations end


Volunteers are welcome!  Are you a new team?  Bring your team for free and help out to observe a tournament.

Contact Kari at [email protected] to 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 call me at 425-344-1672.

Refund and Payment Policies

All refund requests must be submitted two weeks prior to event. Refunds will be minus $5 VEX foundation processing fee.

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