Fairfax Invitational VEX Robotics Competition (MS and HS)

Fairfax Invitational VEX Robotics Competition (MS and HS)

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8345

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: -

Max Registrations per Organization: 2

Standard Registration Opens: Sun, Dec 15, 2019 7:00 AM EST

Registration Deadline: Fri, Dec 20, 2019 8:00 AM EST

Price: $75.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

Event Sponsors:
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VRC/VEXU) State/Regional Championship
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Design Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Judges Award (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Volunteer of the Year (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results


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Team List

The team list for this event is not currently available. Please check back four weeks prior to the event date.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric


Participant Release Form Spainish.

Participant Release Form Spainish


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 Cortex.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex


VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5


VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description


Refund Policy

Teams may cancel their registration through 12/1/19 at no cost. Teams cancelling by 12/15/19 will receive a $50 refund. Teams who need to cancel after 1/1/20 will not receive a refund. Teams that do not pay will not be allowed to participate.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of storm or other event that may cancel the tournament, we will update this page and coaches will be emailed directly.  If Fairfax County Public School closes we will cancel the event. There is no alternative date. In the event of a cancellation teams will receive a $40 refund.


We need the following volunteers for the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) and VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC):

  • 4 general volunteers in the morning 8-12 and afternoon 12-4 (No Experience needed)
  • 2 scorekeeper for VIQC and 2 for VRC (No Experience needed)
  • 6 Judges for each (No Experience needed)
  • 4 Computer Operators (No Experience needed)
  • 2 Referees each (Advanced training required)

Email redomer@fcps.edu if you are interested in volunteer opportunities.



  • 8 am Doors Open, must check in by 9:30 am
    • Practices and Inspection
    • Skills Open at 10am
  • 10:30 am - Opening Ceremony
  • 11:00 am - Qualification matches (3 matches)
  • 1:00 pm - Lunch Break
  • 2:00 pm - Qualification Matches (3 matches)
  • 4:00 pm - Final Matches 
  • 4:30 pm - Awards

Tentative schedule. Will be finalized by Jan. 1

Event Dates

Date: 01/11/2020


Mount Vernon High School
8515 Old Mount Vernon Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22309
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Rachael Domer
Email: REDomer@fcps.edu
Phone: 571-423-4806
Event Day Phone: 571-423-4806

Secondary Contact
Email: systemic@nvcc.edu
Phone: 703-530-3505
Event Day Phone: 703-530-3505

General Info

The VEX Robotics Competition at Mount Vernon High School will be a 24 team tournament for middle and high school VRC teams. Teams should expect to have about 6 qualifcation matches and 2-3 opportunities per robot skills challenge. Expect the eliminations to have 8 alliances of 2.  Pits will be in the auxillary gym and skills/matches will take place in the main high school gym.  Parking is available in all lots surrounding the school.