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2021-2022 VRC, Davis High Takeover (Was Cedar Valley) Blended VEX Competition, MS & HS, In-Person, Live, Standard Judging

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Competition Preparation

Participant Release Form will be required for this event.  Forms can be submitted online (preferred) or paper copies can be accepted at team check-in.  Instructions for submitting online can be found HERE.

Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared:

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The Inspection Checklists can be found here:  V5 Inspection Checklist -or- Cortex Inspection Checklist.

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Goggles/Safety Glasses
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (required for Design and Excellence Awards)
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.

6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. The referee training videos can be found here.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

Skills Challenges

All teams will be offered exactly 3 attempts of each Robot Skills Challenge (3 Driving and 3 Programming). If your team misses their chance to complete their attempts during the time provided, they cannot be made up. NO EXCEPTIONS.


Message from REC Foundation:

All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. Event hosts should continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Jan-2022

Davis High School
325 South Main Street
Kaysville, Utah 84037
United States

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7:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Inspections and Registration

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Drivers meeting

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Qualifying matches & Judging of teams for Excellence and Design awards

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Alliance Selection

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Tournament

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Awards

3:30 - 4:30 - Cleanup


If you are interested in volunteering at this event please contact Dane Leifson via email

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event the competition is cancelled due to bad weather, refunds will be given.

Refund Policy

In the event the competition is cancelled due to bad weather, refunds will be given.  Due to limited space, refunds are not given for teams which drop out of the competition.

Health and Safety Policies

Please follow all State and Local guidelines concerning Covid restriction. All restrictions are subject to save.