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The VEX Robotics Competition Australian National Championships 2019

6-Dec-2019 - 8-Dec-2019
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
5-Aug-2019 11:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Dec-2019 19:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The 2019 Australian VRC Nationals will take place from the 6th of December to the 8th of December in Adelaide, Australia. This event marks the culmination of the efforts of teams from all over Australia that started in May 2019. Feel free to come to the Adelaide Convention Centre in Hall H to watch the teams compete to see who will represent Australia at the 2020 World Championships in Louisville Kentucky.

Awards listed are not final.  There are 8 VRC spots to Worlds at Nationals

Design Award Award Entry registration

Please follow link in pre-event handbook to enter Design Award

Recognition Awards - nominate someone

Please follow link in pre-event handbook to nominate someone


Girl Powered

There will be a Girl Powered event during the nationals. Sign up now!

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Dec-2019 - 8-Dec-2019

Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000

Contact Information

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This is agenda is close to 90% accurate now as of 14/11/2019

Friday 6th December

  • 15:00 Teams Check in and get inspected
  • 18:30 Inspection and check in closes

Saturday 7th Dec

  • 08:00 Venue opens to teams
  • 09:00 Opening ceremony
  • 09:45 Drivers meeting
  • 10:20 Teams on fields for matches
  • 12:35 Lunch break - food kiosk in hall H available all days to purchase food
  • 13:20 Matches restart
  • 16:05 Matches finish for the day

Sunday 8th Dec

  • 08:00 Venue opens to teams
  • 09:00 Teams on fields for matches
  • 11:20-12:20 Alliance selection and strategy lunch break
  • 12:30 Matches restart
  • 12:30-14:00 Matches / Awards / Matches / Awards
  • 14:05 Closing thoughts
  • 14:10 Pictures on stage with winners
  • 14:35 Bump-out. If you want to help bump-out, please note the age must be 16 years or older. 


We love volunteers. 
Any skill level, food, fun and T-shirt provided! 


If this sounds like something you are interested in, I  invite you to fill out our volunteer    

Please contact to learn more about the wide oppurtunities we have available.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We do not expect emergencies or bad weather to stop the National happening however the unexpected can happen. Check this Event page to see if anything is affecting the Nationals. Updates will be here with an event status clearly shown below.

Refund and Payment Policies

Please discuss any refund policy with Jessica McGaffin at 08 8326 5500

Date: 6-Dec-2019 - 8-Dec-2019
Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000

Travel Info

Please see all travel info in pre-event handbook

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


Please be sure to fill this out for participation at this event.
These forms will be available at Team Check-In on Friday the 6th of December also.

Participant Release Form