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NWI Region Robotics Rumble - Turning Point Blended Qualifier, Portage, IN

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Portage High School - West Building, Gymnasium

Central Time Zone (CST)

General Information

Enter through Door "F" (Facing US Hwy 6).

Bus and spectator parking available in lot at Door "F".

Competition Arena located in PHS West Gymnasium.

Team Pits located in adjacent PHS West Cafeteria

VEX Waivers and Notebooks will be collected at team Check-In.

Full Concessions available. Team Pizza order forms available at concession stand due at 10:00AM

Hospitality room for Coaches, Judges and Workers.

Facility is ADA accessible.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12/15/2018

Portage High School - West Bldg
6450 US Highway 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

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Schedule (Subject to change):

7:30 AM            Doors Open

7:30-9:00          Registration, Inspection, and Practice

9:00-9:15          Drivers meeting, Announcements and Introductions

9:20-9:30          Opening Ceremony and National Anthem

9:30-12:00 PM  Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge

12:00-12:30      Lunch (Please visit our concession stand or Order Pizzas!)

12:30-3:00        Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge

3:00-3:20          Alliance Selection

3:20-3:30          Skills Playoff - Top 3 Teams

3:30-5:00          Elimination Matches and Championship

5:00-5:15          Awards and Closing Ceremony


Any interested Volunteers should contact

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of tournament cancellation due to weather, visit either:

or, portabotz on Twitter.


For direct confirmation, call Tournament Director, John Kappes at 219.805-3576

Refund Policy

Refunds will be on a per situation basis and may be reduced based on competition expenses.  If granted, refunds will be processed as future event registration and will take place one month after the event.

Date: 12/15/2018
Portage High School - West Bldg
6450 US Highway 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

Travel Info

Travel Info

Portage is located in Northwest Indiana minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes and 40 miles outside of Chicago, IL.


From the South:

I-65 N to exit 258, E 37th Ave/Ridge Rd/US 6 in Hobart.

Drive 7.5 miles East Portage High School.


From the East:

US 30 West to IN 49 North @ Valparaiso.

IN 49 North to US Highway 6 West exit.

Drive 6 miles West to Portage High School


Several restaurants and shopping stores are located right near Portage High School.


The tournament will be broadcast live on Face Book at: