Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Pioneers Robotics VRC Tournament - High School & Middle School

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
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 hosted by Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls MN.   We look forward to a great VEX Robotics Tournament.  This event is a qualifier for the MN State HS VEX Robotics Tournament and MN State MS VEX Robotics Tournament.

Price $100.00 per team


State Qualifying Spot Assignments for Minnesota Events are determined later in the season by the REC Foundation. If you have questions please contact the REC Foundation Event Partner for Minnesota.

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12/04/2021

Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Minnesota 1
Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701
United States

Contact Information

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Tenative agenda for event:

Teams arriving after 9:00 AM will not compete. Call Andrew Dahlen's Cell phone at 218-791-4010 if you are running late or need to cancel.    

7:30 AM.....Doors Open & Practice Fields Open

7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.Check-In / Inspection.  Plan to arrive in time to pass inspection before 9:30 AM.  With 48 teams there may be a line at inspection. 

9:45 AM.....Setup for First Matches.  Robot in matches Q1 and Q2 placed on the field before the start of opening ceremony.

9:45 AM.....Opening Ceremony

10:00 AM to 3:15 PM.....Qualification Rounds

3:15 PM  PM to 3:45 PM.......Alliance Selection

3:45 PM to 5:00 PM............Elimination rounds and awards

5:00 PM...... Tournament ends. 

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM .............Clean up. Teams are welcome to stay and help with cleanup.  



A link for volunteer registration will be added in the near future.

If interested in volunteering for this event, contact the event partner directly:

Andrew Dahlen

Cell 218-791-4010



Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather this event may be cancelled.  Teams are advised to watch for weather related updates.   If the tournament must be cancelled or postponed, the name of the tournament will change to cancelled or postponed.  In the event of a cancellation or postponement, teams will be sent additional information via Email.  In the event of a cancellation, the registration fee will not be refunded. 


Please call Andrew Dahlen 218-791-4010 if you have questions.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given for this event. 

Date: 12/04/2021
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Minnesota 1
Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701
United States

Travel Info

Quality Inn
1060 Highway 32 S
Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701
Phone 218-681-7555

AmericInn Lodge & Suites
1920 Hwy 59 SE
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone 218-681-4411

SevenClans Casino Hotel and Waterpark
20595 Center Street East
Thief River Falls, MN 56701