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BrandywineBOTS VRC Tipping Point Kickoff

20-Nov-2021 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
11-Oct-2021 12:25 EDT
Registration Deadline
19-Nov-2021 12:25 EST

100% of total capacity is reserved for Delmarva.
0 remaining spots are reserved for Delmarva.

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

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 Partners will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary. 


This is a combined Middle & High School in-person event! Any spots not filled by DelMarVa region teams by November 1st will be offered to teams on the waitlist in order of the date/time they were added to the list. 

Please be sure to read all of the event information contained on the Robot Events page.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Nov-2021

Talley Middle School
1110 Cypress Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
United States

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8:00 - Doors Open

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  Registration, Inspection, Practice 

9:00- 9:15 a.m.  Welcome and drivers meeting

9:30 - 12:00 p.m. Qualification matches / Skills Field Opens

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch -- (Skills Field Closed Across Lunch)

12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Qualification matches

1:30 -- Skill Field Closes

1:30 - 2:00 Alliance Selection

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Finals

2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Awards

A full concession stand will be available from 8:00AM - 2:00PM serving breakfast and lunch.  Cash and credit cards are accepted.

Information on pre-ordering whole pizza will be emailed shortly before the event.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


We are in need of volunteers as referees and scorers in order to fun this event. If you would like to volunteer, please email us for specific opportunities at [email protected]



Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of a weather-related concern, teams will be contacted as early as possible with information on re-scheduling.

Refund and Payment Policies

Please plan carefully. There will be no refunds for cancellations at this event.

Health and Safety Policies

At the present time - we expect that masks will be mandatory for all attendees, and minimum social distancing will be enforced.  The district whose building we are using for this event currently has zero exceptions to the mask mandate for visitors, and does not allow masks with any type of vent or one-way valve, bandanas or single-layer 'neck gator' style masks.  Participants and visitors who do not comply with the school district's masking guidelines will not be permitted to enter the building.

Of course, health and safety guidelines are changing minute-by-minute.  All registered teams will receive the then-current guidelines and requirements by email the week of the event.

Judging Format

In-Person Judging is expected - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.

There is a possibility, depending upon the COVID restrictions in place at the time, however, that either of the following judging formats could be used.  Teams will be notified in advance if any changes are made to the expected judging format. 

  •  Remote Team Interviews: Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, possibly before the date of the event. Engineering Notebooks will still be submitted in person the day of the event to be evaluated by judges.
  •  Electronic Engineering Notebook Submissions: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the Event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted electronically for evaluation, with a submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.