Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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West Jay Robotics Turning Point Blended State Qualifier; Dunkirk, IN

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
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


Ample parking is available outside either end of the main gym.  Bus parking is in the main lot nearest the football stadium (please park buses along the back row of the parking lot).  Please plan to park in the large main parking lot near the football field.  Please leave the bus loop open for unloading and loading of buses/trucks.  Parking is not allowed along curbs as they are fire lanes.


Concessions will be available on site and will directly benefit Jay County Robotics and our VRC/VEX IQ initiatives.  The stand will offer typical basketball game food, drinks and candies. 


Teams will get 7 qualification matches and unlimited skills attempts.  We will be running a slower cycle time with two competiion fields to allow teams time to make adjustments in the pits and to get skills runs in.  Please be courteous to others with unlimited skills attempts.  Skills will close at 1:30.  Qualifications should conlcude around 1:45 and elimination selection will occur immediately following the conclusion of qualifications.  Eliminations will be queued up immediately following alliance selection with QF-1 taking place 15 minutes later.  We will continue through the eliminations in a timely manor.


Please bring power strips and extension cords to better suit all teams having easily accessible power.  We are doing all we can to have a hook up per team but it is always better to be over prepared.  Teams will be sharing a round lunch table per 2 teams.  We will do the best we can to accommodate teams from the same school being located together.

Check In:

Please immediately check in with pit admin when you arrive.  They will be located at the door that leads your teams to the field.  Once all teams are checked in, we will run the match list.


Restrooms are located one each side of the pit area.

Carry in food:

Please restrain from carrying food in.  We pride ourselves on having reasonably priced concession selections that directly benefit our statewide iniaitives to spread competitive robotics to all areas of the state.  This is one of the main ways that we fundraise money to complete all of our philanthropic outreach activities.  However, we will not kick anyone out for violating this, we are just kindly asking for cooperation on this.

Please remember, we are here for the kids.  The focus of all of our events is to put on the best competition possible for the students.  Please make sure that all competititors, spectators and coaches show appropriate behavior during the event.  We appreciate everyone's attendance at this event.

*All posted time frames are subject to change*

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12/08/2018

West Jay County Middle School
140 Highland Avenue
Dunkirk, Indiana 47336
United States

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7:00 am Doors Open / Check in open
8:00 am - Skills and practice field open 
9:00 - 9:15 Drivers meeting
9:15 - 9:30 Announcements and introductions
9:30 - 12:00 Qualification Rounds
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (please visit our concession stand)
1:00 - 2:35 Qualification Rounds
2:45 - 2:50 Alliance Selection
3:00 - 3:50 Elimination Rounds
3:50 - 4:00 Championship Rounds
4:00 pm Awards and Thank You



If you would like to volunteer for this event, please go to the following site to sign up!

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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will make every attempt to accommodate the majoirty of participants.  At this time, we have no make up date planned.  Please call Kyle Love and/or check this robotevents page the day of the event with any concerns or questions about the status of the event.

Reference our Facebook/Twitter pages for updates

Refund Policy

Refunds, if approved, will be processed within 1 month following the event (rarely will refunds be issued and only under extreme circumstances). Refunds, if granted, will ONLY be processed as future event registration and not a monetary refund.  Event payments are expected when you register for the event, or arrangements must be made with Kyle Love (email me with any questions) and must be completed prior to the event date. Unpaid teams will be removed from the event to allow teams on my wait list to register. Please contact me if there are considerations to be made.  


In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on or the Jay County Robotics Facebook/Twitter where I will post updates about the event status as needed. Please feel free to contact me by phone if you are going to be late to the event. Match Lists will be generated as scheduled and will not be re-run.


Please plan on visiting the concession stand or doing our pre-order pizza.  We may also order a few extra pizzas to sell by the slice.  Proceeds go to benefit the Jay County Robotics Program and the West Jay Student Council.

Concession Offerings 

Please note that this is a general, season long concession list.  Some offerings may vary day of the event.

Pizza Pre Order Form

The pizza pre order form will need to be turned in no later than 9:30 am to the attendant at the check in table.