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Pirate Melee CANCELED

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 been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Pirate Melee is the 2nd annual HS/MS event in Gosell AR.  It is currently the only event in the upper Delta here in Arkansas.  Sign up, bring your teams, volunteer, or just come watch!  

If our school has a temporary mask mandate, then masks will be required.  If the mandate is allowed to expire, then masks will be at your discretion.  I will post that information here closer to the event date.

All facilities will be steralized the day before the event.

We look forward to seeing you!

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Jan-2022

Gosnell Junior High
600 Arkansas 181
Blytheville, Arkansas 72315
United States

Contact Information

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Agena times will be followed as closely as possible without interfering with the integrity of the event.  All times subject to change.


7:30 AM                 Doors Open

8:00 AM                 Inspection Opens

9:30 AM                 Driver's Meeting

9:45 AM                 Qualification Matches Begin

11:00 - 12:00          Lunch

12:00 - 3:00 PM     Qualification Matches

3:15 PM                  Alliance Selection

3:30 PM                  Alliance Rounds

4:30 PM                  Awards

5:00 PM                  Event Ends


Please volunteer to help!

You can volunteer by emailing


Thank you in advance!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event will follow the inclement weather policy of Gosnell School District. 

If the event is cancelled, we will attempt to reschedule it.

Should it not be able to be rescheduled, we will modify towards a virtual skills event.

No refunds for event cancellation.


Refund Policy

There will be no refunds for a canceled event.

Should the event have to cancel, every attempt will be made to a) reschedule the event or b) move to a virtual event.

Health and Safety Policies

If the school has a temporary mask mandate at the time of the event, then masks will be required.

If no mandate is in effect, then masks will be at individual discretion.

The facility will be steralized the day prior to the event.

All schools will have a classroom(s) for their students/schools/volunteers.

Traffic into and out of the gym will be one way.

There will be limited traffic for skills and practice fields.


















29 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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