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Maple Leaf Skills-Only Tournament #1 ( Remote Only, Live, No Judging) {Open to all Canadian Teams}

18-Dec-2020 - 19-Dec-2020 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
9-Oct-2020 10:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
16-Dec-2020 09:49 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is now full! If you are interested in joining this event, please consider joining the Waiting List. If spots open up or we add additional capacity, we will draw from the waitlist. -Jeff

Welcome to the Maple Leaf Skills Only #1 Remote Event! This event is open to teams from across Canada. If spots remain in the week before the event, international teams will be welcome (international teams are free to register now, but will be moved to the waitlist pending availability).

Teams will sign up for up to 2 time slot(s) for the Skills Competition. In each time slot, you will have twenty minutes to complete as many skills runs as you like. Note that there is a maximum of 3 driver skills runs and 3 programming skills runs per event. 

Instructions on how/where to sign up for the available time slots are sent upon registering for the event. Be sure to check your spam/junk folder if you don't receive a sign up email immediately after you register.

Zoom will be used as the conferencing platform for this event. Links to join the event via Zoom will be sent out closer to the event date.

The cost to attend this event is $15 CAD. This should be paid before Thursday at 7 PM Mountain. Payments will be accepted by PayPal, Interac e-Transfer (preferred) or by cheque sent through snail mail.

You will be inspected during your first Skills Session time slot. No additional time will be given to complete the Inspection (note that it may take a large portion of your slot to complete the inspection if you are not ready!)

Remote Skills:
You need:
• A field with a complete set of game elements.
• One Competition Switch, Field Controller setup with Tournament Manager, or an extra V5 Brain
• Tool for sizing (VEX measuring tool or equivalent, measuring tape, etc.)
• Webcam(s) connected to a computer with Zoom capability. One webcam is permissible if it can view the whole field as well as move around the field via the Head Ref's instructions. Otherwise, additional webcams are needed to accomplish these tasks. Webcams need to log into the event at least 5 minutes before your time slot. A mobile phone on a tripod may be acceptable if it can view the entire field.

Teams should carefully review the VRC Change Up Appendix B section regarding team requirements for Remote Skills Matches. (Pay close attention to RSE4 - RSE8)

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Dec-2020 - 19-Dec-2020

Neilburg Composite School
410 Centre Street
Neilburg, Saskatchewan S0M 2C0

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Deadline for signing up for Skills slots: Thursday (12/17) 7 PM Mountain (9 PM Eastern, 6 PM Pacific)

FRIDAY SESSION: Friday (12/18): 4 - 6 PM Mountain (6 - 8 PM Eastern, 3 - 5 PM Pacific), 20 minutes per team per slot to complete up to (3) Driver and (3) Programming Robot Skills matches.

SATURDAY SESSION: Saturday (12/19), 8 AM - 4 PM Mountain (10 AM - 6 PM Eastern, 7 AM - 3 PM Pacific), 20 minutes per team per slot to complete up to (3) Driver and (3) Programming Robot Skills matches.

Rankings finalized and announced via email by Monday (12/21).


Volunteers are valuable, but not needed for this remote event!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Please contact Jeff Walso directly if you have any issues attending the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be given to teams that give notice of pulling out of the event before Wednesday, December 16 at 7 PM Mountain. No refunds will be offered after this.

Health and Safety Policies

Remote only event. Follow your regions Department of Health, School Board and team's health and safety procedures to participate in the event.


This remote event will happen using the Zoom conferencing platform. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent out close to the event date. There will be no public access to the video, however registered teams will be able to view the runs of other teams.

Do not share the link with teams not registered as this could cause problems.