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New Zealand VRC Nationals

23-Feb-2018 - 25-Feb-2018
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
New Zealand
Standard Registration Opens
1-Nov-2017 09:01 EDT
Registration Deadline
20-Feb-2018 09:02 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The 2018 Nationals will be held at Pinehurst School on the North Shore of Auckland.

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 23-Feb-2018 - 25-Feb-2018

Pinehurst School
75 Bush Road
Auckland, 0632
New Zealand

Contact Information

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NOTE: *Times may change


Fri 23/2/18    
  16:00 till late  Team Check in
Sat 23/2/18    
  08:15 Doors open
  09:00 Drivers and coaches meeting
  09:20 Opening Ceremony & Awards
  10:30 Match queing starts
  18:15* Qual Matches end
Sun 25/2/18    
  08:15 Doors open
  08:45 Skills fields open
  09:00 Qualification matches restart
  13:30* Awards and Alliance Selection
  14:30* Quarter Finals Start
  17:30* Excellence Award
  18:30* Venue Closes



Thank you to all of those who have signed up. We have a great number of volunteers that will make the day easy. email or contact if you have any questions

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We cannot forsee any bad weather that would make us unable to use the School for the Natioanls. If somethign really bad happens (earthquake etc) we will advise all teams by email and this website as soon as we have a solution.

Refund Policy


Date: 23-Feb-2018 - 25-Feb-2018
Pinehurst School
75 Bush Road
Auckland, 0632
New Zealand

Travel Info

Please see this link for where to go to drop off your robots and park etc 


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





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