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Illinois VRC High School State Championship - Turning Point

23-Feb-2019 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2018 13:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
18-Feb-2019 13:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Illinois VRC – High School has been granted 11 World Championship spots:

1 Excellence Award Winner
2 Tournament Champions
2 Tournament Finalists
4 Tournament Semi-Finalists
1 Design Award Winner
1 Skills Winner

If a team double-qualifies for a World Championship spot, the state’s next highest ranking team from the World Skills Standings up to and including the State Championship receives the invitation. World Championship invitations from the World Skills Standings are offered after the results of the State Championship have been posted at, and will not be announced at the State Championship.

World Championship qualifying awards and invitations are issued to teams whether or not the teams have expressed an intention to attend the event. Unaccepted World Championship invitations are not offered or transferred to other teams.


Welcome to the Illinois VEX Robotics High School State Championship! This event requires that you qualify at a regional Illinois event. This Championship is a qualifier for VEX Worlds! Please check the Awards tab for information on which awards will qualify teams for Worlds.

Each player and coach/mentor must have a completed and signed Participation and Consent Form. The team coach/mentor will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in at the check-in table. The form can be found on the Documents tab.

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 23-Feb-2019

Niles West High School
5701 Oakton Street
Skokie, Illinois 60077
United States

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7:30am  Doors open to teams and Inspections begin
8:30am  All teams must be checked in
9:15am Event Meeting
9:45am - 12:00pm  Qualification Rounds and Judging Begins
12:00pm - 12:30pm            Lunch (Skills CLOSED during lunch break)
12:30pm - 4:30pm  Qualification Rounds
4:45pm  Alliance Selection
5:15pm - 6:30pm  Eliminations & Awards
Skills Runs from 9:45am - 12:00pm & 12:30pm - 4:30pm (3 for Driver and 3 for Programming)




If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact the event coordinators Angie Hankes or Robb Barton.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather please contact Angie Hankes or Robb Barton to let them know that you are having issues. If weather will prevent the event it will be posted on this site.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be made to teams with a request 2 weeks prior to the event.

Date: 23-Feb-2019
Niles West High School
5701 Oakton Street
Skokie, Illinois 60077
United States

Travel Info

Teams should park on the south west side of the building and enter through the althetic entrance.


For those looking for hotels, we recommend staying at the Hampton Inn and Suites, the DoubleTree Hotel, or the Residence Inn Marriott. All are close to Niles North High School:

Hampton Inn and Suites

DoubleTree Hotel

Residence Inn Marriott