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USPTO VRC Tower Takeover Qualifier (HS only)

USPTO VRC Tower Takeover Qualifier (HS only)

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-8526

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 38 / Spots Open: 4

Event Region: Virginia

Max Registrations per Organization: 10

Price: $95.00

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

Date: 01/26/2020


600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
United States

Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

This event size is 40.

Welcome to the HS USPTO Tower Takeover Qualifier. This is for the High School level. We are looking forward to hosting you and your teams in what promises to be an amazing event with teams from all over Virginia.  See the agenda tab for tentative schedule.  You will receive a full information packet 2 weeks before the event.  We anticipate that each team will have six competition rounds for this event.

If the event is full or after the deadline, please add yourself to the waitlist. If openings are available, we will be able to add in teams from the waitlist for the event. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at


Time Event
Doors Open  07:00 AM
Inspection/Practice 07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Qualification Matches/Skills (Skills close at 2:00 PM) 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Qualification Matches 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Elimination Matches 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Awards/Clean-Up 5:00 PM


Concessions are not currently planned to be available at this time. 



Please email Oscar McCullough at oscar.mccullough@gmail for volunteer opportunities

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event will follow the United States Office of Personnel Management operating procedures for inclement weather. In the event of a weather cancellation, a 75% refund will be issued out to teams who paid beforehand, minus a $5 fee. 

Unfortunately, we will not be able to reschedule the event in the event of a weather cancellation. 

Refund Policy

Teams have up until 2 weeks before the event to request 75% refund. After 2 weeks, no refunds will be given. 

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