Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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BCPS VRC Winter (HS & MS)

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Early-Bird Registration Opens
30-Sep-2019 07:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
23-Nov-2019 07:00 EST
Registration Deadline
23-Dec-2019 13:01 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Baltimore County Public Schools VEX VRC Robotics Event welcomes you!

As in the past, the event will be held at HEREFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL Address: 712 Corbett Rd, Monkton, MD 21111 January 4th.

Doors will open at 7:30AM with registration and inspection 7:40AM - 8:30AM. As we have a very full event teams not registered and inspected by 8:30AM will not be added to event. Please plan on arriving by 7:30 to allow time to set-up.

 Event will start at approximately 8:45

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Jan-2020

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

Contact Information

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The tentative agenda is as follows:


Doors open at 7:30
Check in opens at 7:40
Inspection open   7:45 to 8:30
Driver Meeting   8:45

9:00 – 12:00 Qualifications 
Skills open 9 to 1:30

12:00 – 12:30 = Lunch

12:30 – 1:50  Qualifications 

2:00 Alliance Selection

2:20 Eliminations and prelim awards

2:45 Finals

3:00 Clean-up 


Volunteer with us!    

Thank you for your interest in volunteering and/or helping us recruit volunteers.  Please contact Chris Putnam  or Ruth Akers at     and  if you would like to volunteer or can assist us with recruiting volunteers.

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

  • Division Manager
  • Head Referee
  • Head Judge

We will be in need of many Judges, Computer Operators and General Assistants.  We will have training available on-site for these positions.  All volunteers will receive meals, snacks and a free shirt.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

There is no snow date.  If we cancel, refunds will be distributed minus the $5.00 RECF fee.

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

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be given minus the $5 REC Foundation fee.

Refunds will only be given to teams that notify the organizer in advance or December 17th due to the school vacation schedule.  This gives us time to
notify any teams on the waiting list.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric


Participant Release Form Spanish.

Participant Release Form Spanish


Participant Release Form.

Participant Release Form


REC Foundation Code of Conduct.

REC Foundation Code of Conduct


VRC Qualifying Criteria.

VRC Qualifying Criteria


VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5


VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description