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VRC, Gael Force Battle of the Bay, HS Only, In-Person, with Standard Judging

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Gael Force Battle of the Bay is a qualifying tournament for the 2021-22 VRC game Tipping Point. 

Helpful Links:

1)Consent Form: 

2)Game Manual:

3)Inspection Checklist:

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 15-Jan-2022

Dublin High School
8151 Village Parkway
Dublin, California 94568
United States

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**Note: The agenda below is subject to change. If there are any modifications, we will communicate that via email. **



7:00 AM

Doors open for volunteers

7:30 AM

Team check-in (Registration) 

- Pits open for teams 

- Practice fields open

- Inspection begins

- Engineering Notebook submission

8:10 AM

Drivers meeting

8:30 AM

Qualification matches begin 

- Inspection closes 

12:00 PM

Qualification matches pause, lunch break 

12:45 PM

Qualification matches resume

3:00 PM

Qualification matches end

3:10 PM

Alliance selections

3:30 PM

Elimination matches begin and skills events close after quarterfinals

5:00 PM

Awards ceremony

5:30 PM

Tournament ends


Volunteers are appreciated. If you have a group that wishes to volunteer, please contact Gael Force Robotics at

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather conditions, an emergency, or possible cancellations, please visit the event website on where updates regarding the event status will be posted as needed.  Please make sure your team contact information is up to date on in case we need to contact your team.

Refund Policy

Event payments are expected when you register for this event and must be completed (showing PAID in the system) a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the event date. 

Unpaid teams will be removed from the event, allowing space for teams on the waitlist. No refunds will be made once a team is marked PAID in the system.  Please contact Shalini Suravarjjala ( if you have any questions or concerns.

Health and Safety Policies

As we are in the midst of the pandemic, the following precautions will be implemented to minimize the risk of contracting COVID-19.

1) It is mandatory to wear a face mask to participate in this tournament.

2) Social distancing (6 feet apart) is to be strictly followed.

3) Eating and drinking must occur outdoors. There will be no eating or drinking indoors.

4) Here is a COVID-19 Waiver form that all students and coach/chaperone must sign during check-in:


Judging Format

In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.