Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Southwest Robo showdown featuring Tipping Point

Southwest Robo showdown featuring Tipping Point

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-5222

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 50%+

Event Region: Texas - Region 4

Max Registrations per Organization: 6

Registration Deadline: Sat, Jan 29, 2022 4:10 PM EST

Price: $85.00

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Event Dates

Date: 01/29/2022


1400 W Villaret Blvd
1400 West Villaret Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78224
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

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General Info

We are excited to announce we will be partnering with Palo Alto Comunity College to bring you the 2021/2022 Southwest Robo Showdown!  

Due to COVID 19 complications we will be following all applicable health guidelines for the safety of all.  What I can promise is that we will be having a competition of some kind.  The type of competition will depend on the status of COVID-19.  It can be anything from a modified normal competition to suit social distancing,  a hybrid local/virtual competition, or an online skills competition with judged awards.  Please be patient and remember if we can make it through this year we can do anything!


Tentative Schedule:

7:00 am- Doors Open for Volunteer Check-in / Practice Fields Open

7:30 am- Inspections Open/Door Opens

8:30 am- Drivers Meeting, Referee Meeting, Judges Meeting, Field Staff Meeting.

9:30 am- Opening Ceremonies

9:45 am- Skills fields open

9:30 - 12:00 pm- Qualifying Rounds

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm LUNCH 

1:00-2:00 pm- Qualification Rounds Continue

2:30 Alliance Selection

3:00 pm- Elimination Rounds/Finals

4:30 pm Awards Ceremony

5:00 p.m. Venue Closed



Are you looking for volunteers hours?  This is a great way to fulfill those hours and have fun.  If you are interested please contact Robert Johnson.


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of a weather related emergency teams will be notified of event cancellation or re-scheduling by noon the Friday before.

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be issued in the case of event related cancellations or re-scheduling.

Health and Safety Policies

Health and safety considerations will be determined closer to the  event date.  Please be patient with us as we all know this year is going to be a little challenging.  We will try to provide updates to the health and safety limitiations by January 4th. Thank you for being patient.  We cannot wait for this years Showdown!.



















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