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Battle in the Big Country - VRC HS/MS Tipping Point Tournament

Battle in the Big Country -  VRC HS/MS Tipping Point Tournament

Event Code: RE-VRC-21-5687

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 24 / Spots Open: 10

Event Region: Texas - Region 2

Max Registrations per Organization: 6

Registration Deadline: Tue, Nov 30, 2021 5:00 PM EST

Price: $70.00

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Event Dates

Date: 12/04/2021


The LIFT - Abilene ISD CTE Center
2034 Quantum Loop
Abilene, Texas 79602
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

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General Info

Welcome to our first VRC event of the year, "Battle in the Big Country - Tipping Point", sponsored by ATEMS Robotics. 

Can You Help? We have four fields but need two additional Tipping Point complete field element sets.  If your team is willing to bring their complete set to this competition please email or call 325-733-7439 after registering but before you submit payment to REC we will give you free registration.  Only the first two teams contacting us will receive this offer.

We are very excited to hold this event at our new CTE center. Doors will open at 7:00AM.  Registration and inspection will be from 7:30AM - 8:30AM. Practice rounds will start at approximately 9:00AM.

Please contact Larry Haney at or Tracy Long at if you have any questions.


Agenda:  Battle in the Big Country -  Tipping Point

This agenda is tentative and subject to change.  ATEMS Robotics reserves the right to change times based on the number of teams competing and other situations that we may encounter throughout the day.

7:00 AM               Doors open 

7:30 AM               Registration begins

                             Pits Open

                             Practice Field opens

                             Inspections begins

8:30 AM               Driver’s meeting

9:00 AM               Practice rounds (2 per team)

                           Skills field opens

10:00 AM             Qualifying rounds begin

12:00 PM             Lunch Break

12:45 PM             Qualifying Matches continue

3:00 PM               Qualifying Matches end

3:15 PM               Alliance Selection

3:45 PM               Elimination Matches begin

5:00 PM               Award Ceremony


If you are interested in volunteering at our event please contact Larry or Tracy.  Your help will be greatly appreciated and needed.

This event could not happen without you.  Please arrive at 7:00 AM or the desigated time discussed. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather this event will be rescheduled, and/or refunds will be issued less the $5.00 REC Foundation administration charge.

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be avalible for this event unless the event is forced to cancel.

Health and Safety Policies

Attendees are expected to follow the health and safety recommendations and requirements of the Abilene Independent School District at the time of the competition.

Masking and social distancing is stronly encoraged (subject to change)

Hand sanitizer will be available



















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