Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Northern Ontario VRC Qualifier

12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018
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

This will be a qualifying event to send teams to the Ontario Provincial Chamionships.

Team Matchplay will take place on the Saturday.

Practice field will be available Friday and Saturday

Skills Challenges will take place on Friday and Saturday.

Event Agenda will be published in early November.

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018

Sault College Ontario
443 Northern Avenue East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6B 4J3

Contact Information

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This is a rough agenda will be updated as the event is finalize.

Friday, December 14th, 2018

The cafeteria will be open until 5:00pm, afterwards there will be no food services available on campus.

3:00pm - Venue opens - Team registration and pits are available.

4:30pm - Practice fields open.

5:00pm - Robot Inspection and Skills Challenge Fields available.

8:00pm - Fields and Inspection close.

8:30pm - Pits and venue close.


Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Tim Hortons will be open from 8:00am until 2:00pm. Food service on campus will not be available after 2:00pm.

8:00am - Pits, Practice field and Robot Inspection are available.

9:00pm - Skills Challenge and Team Matchplay begin.

12:00pm - Lunch Break - Skills and Matchplay fields closed.

12:45pm - Skills Challenge and Team Matchplay resume.

2:00pm - Skills Challenge and Team Matchplay end.

2:15pm - Alliance selection.

2:45pm - Elimination Playoff rounds begin.

4:15pm - Elimination Matches End. Final Awards.

4:30pm - Event concludes.

5:00pm - Pits and venue close.



We are looking for a variety of roles, including award judges, referees, coordinators and general help. Descriptions of the various roles can be found at this link:


If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please complete the form found here:


If you have any questions please contact Mark Carlucci (

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This is winter in Northern Ontario, and travelling teams should plan accordingly.  Those arriving from out-of-town should monitor weather and make safe and informed decisions about team travel.

Travelling teams who cannot get to the Sault due to highway conditions will receive a full refund, and if city conditions require the event to be cancelled, all teams will be refunded their event fees (if applicable).  If possible, an alternate date will be attempted, but this will be venue-dependent.

Refund Policy

Teams who cannot attend due to weather issues will receive a full refund.

Teams who withdraw prior to Dec 3rd will receive a full refund.

Teams who withdraw after Dec 4th will not be refunded, as event costs and teams orders will be made by this date.

Date: 12/14/2018 - 12/15/2018
Sault College Ontario
443 Northern Avenue East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6B 4J3

Travel Info

Event location Sault College - Health & Wellness Center
443 Northern Ave E.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6B 4J3

Campus Map & Parking


Webcast links will be added in the future.