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Western Mechatronics & W.H. Croxford Chinook Cup Qualifying Event | In-Person | Judging | Skills Offered

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2021 22:26 EDT
Registration Deadline
28-Nov-2021 23:11 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Western Mechatronics & W.H. Croxford Chinook Cup! This event is open to all teams.

Watch the event on YouTube!


We are having our inaugural tournament co-hosted with W.H. Croxford, come join us as we kick off another great season of robotics!


Please note that this event will follow all Covid Guidelines in accordance with the Alberta Government and will require teams to wear facemasks but we will NOT require vaccination proof during the event.

Important Guidelines for the Tournament:


1) Masks must be worn at all times

2) All food and drink to be consumed exclusively in the designated area.

3) Students and adults should maintain physical distance wherever possible and sanitize their hands often.

4) No spectators will be permitted, but we will be live streaming the event on Youtube


The cost to attend this event is $45 CAD. This should be paid before Wednesday, Nov 30 at 7 PM Mountain. Payments will be accepted by PayPal, or Interac e-Transfer to (preferred).

If you register more than 5 teams they will be 50% off (i.e. your 6th team registered for the event will be 50% off).

If there are any questions about the event please email:


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Dec-2021

W.H. Croxford High School
2654 Chinook Winds Drive Southwest
Airdrie, Alberta T4B 0J4

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(May change depending on the number of registered teams)


8:00 AM Doors Open 

8:15 AM Inspection Opens

9:15 AM Drivers Meeting 

10:00 AM Practice Matches Begin (1 per team) & Skills Attempts Open

11:00 AM Qualifications Begin

12:00 - 12:30 PM Lunch Break

12:30 PM Qualifications Continue

4:00 PM Qualifications End & Skills Attempts End

4:15 PM Alliance Selection

4:45 PM Elimination Matches

5:30 PM Closing Ceremony and Clean-Up


We need Referees, Scorekeepers, Field Resetters, queing and more! Please contact if you wish to volunteer at this event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event may be canceled if government covid restrictions, or weather conditions prevent more than 50% of teams from attending.  Please make sure your contact information, email, and telephone number are up to date in Robot Events so we can contact you.

Refund Policy

Teams that withdraw 20 days, October 24th, 2021, before the event will have their registration fee refunded.

Health and Safety Policies

All Alberta Health Agency COVID-19 protocols, in place at the time of the tournament will be followed. 

FACEMASKS ARE REQUIRED, but we DO NOT require proof of vaccination