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Maryland State Championship - Turning Point Middle School Division

Maryland State Championship - Turning Point Middle School Division

Event Code: RE-VRC-18-6942

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 3

Event Region: Maryland

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Price: $100.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 02/09/2019


Hereford Middle School
712 Corbett Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111
United States

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

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General Info

The VRC State Championship is a one day event. Teams must qualify for the tournament by participating in a regional event by January 26th, 2019.  Teams qualify by winning awards at a local tournament or by invitation based on the highest skills scores posted in Maryland during the season.  

Maryland VRC – Middle School has been granted 3 World Championship spots:

1 Excellence Award Winner
2 Tournament Champions

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 issued by email 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.



Final updated agenda

7:30am      doors open
7:30          check in / inspection opens
8am           skills open
8:30          Judging interviews begin
9:15          all teams inspected and checked in, 
9:30          skills closed
9:45          opening ceremony/driver meeting
10:00        first match  and skills field opens
11:00              match break
11:20       resume matches
12:00        lunch
12:45         matches resume until 1:30
1:45          skills field closes
2:00         alliance selection, 8 alliances chosen
2:15         playoff begins
3:15 pm        finals and awards


We are currenly seeking the following key positions for experienced volunteers who have filled one of these roles at a local tournament:

  • Referees
  • Judges

  We will have training available on-site for these positions.  All volunteers will receive meals, snacks and a free shirt.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather we will attempt to modify the event to fit within this weekend.  In the event of a complete cancellation details will be emailed to teams on how to proceed.

We must go by Baltimore County Public School weather policy. If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will partially refund teams.

There is a possibility of a snow date.  The snow date is March 9th. 

Look for emails from the event partner and also check our State Championship website at
  Twitter at

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued up to February 15, 2019. Any teams cancelling beyond this date or not showing for the event will not receive a refund. If the event is cancelled we will issue refunds to teams who cannot attend the alternate date.

There is a possible date and location to reschedule the competition.  More will be announced if there is a threat of injry.

If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will refund teams minus the $5 fee that RECF charges us.

If a team cancels at least 24 hours before the event, we will refund the team minus the $5 fee that RECF charges us


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