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VRC, Salem Saturday VRC January Tournament - Oregon Region Only, MS&HS, In-Person, with Standard Judging

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 currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Salem Saturday VRC January Tournament is hosted by West Salem Robotics club and it is an Oregon Region only event.  The event is being held in the commons area of West Salem High School.  Please enter from the Doaks Ferry Road side of campus. 

After passing inspection teams will participate in Qualifying Rounds, Alliance Selection and Elimination Rounds.  There will also be a field open for Skills Challenge runs.  Teams will be limited to three Driving and three Programming Skills Challenge runs.

As an early tournament please do not be intimidated if your robot is still 'in development'.  Many veteran teams will be at the event and they are great resources to help your team.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 29-Jan-2022

West Salem High School: Use Doaks Ferry Road Entrance
1776 Titan Drive NW
Salem, Oregon 97304
United States

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8:00 am   Venue Opens

8:30 - 9:30 am Inspections

9:30 am  Opening Ceremonies

10:00 - 12:00 pm Qualifying Matches

12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch Break

12:30 - 2:00 pm Qualifying Matches

2:30 - 3:00  pm Alliance Selection

3:20 - 4:30 pm Elimination Rounds

4:45 pm Awards Ceremony


Contact Greg Smith ( if you interested in helping volunteer.  We can use referees, field resetters and potentially judges.  If you are interested in refereeing please complete the VEX Referee Certification once it is online.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If bad weather is to occur, use your own descretion on attending the event.  If the event is cancelled and we are not able to reschedule the event we will refund your tournament fee.

Refund Policy

Sorry, no refunds.

Health and Safety Policies

For this event we will be implementing all of the safety protocols emplyed in the Salem-Keizer School district.

Currently that means:

All participants, coaches, visitors, ... must wear a mask at all times while indoors.

Keep 3' spacing

Judging Format

Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the Event. Engineering notebooks will submitted at the event during check-in.  We will only be accepting hard copies of the notebooks.