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VRC, IRON Cal Classic, MS&HS, In-Person, w/ Standard Judging

VRC, IRON Cal Classic, MS&HS, In-Person, w/ Standard Judging

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-5638

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 35 / Spots Open: 50%+

Event Region: California - North

Max Registrations per Organization: 10

Registration Deadline: Tue, Nov 30, 2021 10:43 AM EST

Price: $155.00

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Event Dates

Date: 12/04/2021


Chico Senior High School: Large Gym
901 The Esplanade
Chico, California 95926
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Contact Information

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General Info

This the first year the IRON Cal has wadded into hosting a VRC tournament andd we are hoping to make it a perminant part of the circuit.  Our past expereince in supporting robotics in Butte County include FRC Team 4643 Butte Built Bots (2013 to present), a VRC team in 2019/20, the Butte County VEX IQ League (30+ teams in 2018 & 2019).  Parking at the event is free.  Downtown Chico is a 10 minute walk or a 2 minute drive away with a plethora of food options.

For teams that are participating in the the event, make all checks payable to:

IRON Cal, P.O. Box 3198, Chico, CA  95927


Times are estimates and may be adjusted as circumstances dictate.

7:00am Doors open for volunteers
7:30 am Registration
Pits open
Practice fields open
Inspection begins
8:45 am Drivers meeting
9:00 am Qualification matches begin
12:00 pm Break for lunch
12:45 pm Qualification matches continue
3:00 pm Qualification matches finish
3:10 pm Alliance selections
3:30 pm Elimination matches begin and Skills events Close after Quarter Finals
5:00 pm Awards ceremony
5:30 pm Competition event closes


All volunteers are welcomed to contact the Event Partner Jon Andrew at or Jon Ahmann at

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If an event is going to be cancelled due to inclement weather, all teams will be notified via email (at least 24 hours in advance if possible).

Teams should make sure their contact information is up to date in Robotevents and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Refund Policy

No refunds after 11/29/2021 unless we can fill your spot with another team from the Waiting List.  You will need to pay in advance prior to the event by 12/1/2021 or your spot will be forfeited.  Any refunds will be processed after the event at the event partner's discretion

Registration contains a $5 RobotEvents processing fee that is not refundable

Teams are responsible for their own transportation and hotel costs.  

Health and Safety Policies

As we are in the midst of the pandemic, we will be following Chico Unified School District Policies.  The following precautions will be implemented to minimize the risk.

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

2) Social distancing when possible

Date: 12/04/2021
Chico Senior High School: Large Gym
901 The Esplanade
Chico, California 95926
United States

Travel Info

Holiday Inn Express

2074 E 20th St Chico, CA 95928

(530) 891-0100

Oxford Suites Chico

2035 Business Ln Chico, CA 95928

(530) 899-9090

Courtyard Marriot

2481 Carmichael Drive Chico, CA 95828

(530) 894-6699

Best Western - Chico

25 Heritage Ln Chico, CA 95926

(530) 894-8600



















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