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Benton County Fair VRC Signature Event

2-Aug-2021 - 4-Aug-2021
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Minnesota 50% 30 10
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Signature event at the fair! We are excited to have a signature event at the fair! There will be rides, animals, and exhibits all throughout the week. The fair ends on August 8th, so you can plan to stay late and enjoy the day at the fair. 

This event will be in the Hockey Arena at the Benton County Fair. 

Check out the link for activities 

Admission to the fair is free for guests. Lots of fun activities planned for the teams. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 2-Aug-2021 - 4-Aug-2021

Benton County Fair
1410 3rd Avenue South
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 56379
United States

Contact Information

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The agenda is subject to change, please check back 

August 2nd, 2021

4 pm - 7pm -Check-in and inspections 

6 pm - Terry Davolt - Comedy Hypnosis

7 pm - Dance and social - Pizza and beverage for all! 

August 3rd

9am - Doors Open

10 am - Opening Ceremony - Parade of Teams

11 am - Qualification Rounds 

1:00 pm - Lunch

2:00 pm - Qualification rounds start up again. 

5 pm - end qualification rounds

5pm - 7pm - Dedicated skills runs (will be livestreamed) 

9 pm - Venue closes

August 4th

9 am - Doors Open

10 am -Welcome Opening

10:15 am - Qualification Rounds 

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - Alliance Selection

1:30 pm Elimination Rounds Begin. 

3:00 pm - Awards Ceremony

5:00 Venue Closes. 


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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We do not plan to cancel this event as it is beautiful summer weather in Minnesota. 

Teams will be notified if canceled. 

Refund Policy

There is a no refund policy for this event. 

Health and Safety Policies

We will follow the CDC Recommendations for this event. 

Date: 2-Aug-2021 - 4-Aug-2021
Benton County Fair
1410 3rd Avenue South
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 56379
United States

Travel Info

For Hotel reservations

Questions on hotel arrangments or if you have issues contact Dana Randt, 

There is no camping allowed at the Fair, but there is a local campground not far from it.