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Blakefield Robotics Challenge - VRC Tipping Point

11-Dec-2021 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
1-Nov-2021 15:06 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
30-Oct-2021 15:06 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Dec-2021 15:07 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event size is 36 teams.

The Blakefield Robotics Challenge is back! Join us at Loyola Blakefield, 500 Chestnut Avenue, Towson, MD 21204 for the return of a great robotics event for both Middle and High School robotics teams.

Doors will open at 7:30AM with registration and inspection beginning at 8:00 AM. Teams not inspected by 8:30AM may not be added to the event so please plan to arrive early enough to allow set up time.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Dec-2021

Loyola Blakefield
500 Chestnut Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
United States

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The tentative agenda is as follows:


7:30 AM - Doors/Pits open*

8:45 AM - Registration closes. Event meeting.

9:00AM  – 12:00 PM - Qualifications 

12:00 - 12:45 PM - Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Qualifications

2:15 PM - Alliance Selection

2:30 PM - Elimination matches

2:50 PM - Finals

3:00 PM  Clean-up 

3:30 PM - Awards and Recognitions

*We will open skills at 8:00 AM and keep it open through lunch to close at 1:00 PM


We encourage you to please sign up as a volunteer. Access our volunteer sign up at 

Volunteers please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, Loyola Blakefield will post delay, cancelation, and/or postponement information on its website at 


Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds for registered teams will only be provided to teams that cancel before November 24th. Refund wil be 75% of the entry fee.

Contact Ryan Bromwell for more information.

In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, the refund will be 75% of the registration fee. 

Health and Safety Policies

Loyola Blakefield requires all students, staff, volunteers, and spectators to wear masks when indoors.  If you are not feeling well, please do not attend the tournament, in an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Date: 11-Dec-2021
Loyola Blakefield
500 Chestnut Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
United States

Travel Info

Loyola Blakefield is located at 500 Chestnut Avenue in Towson, Maryland just off Charles Street and Baltimore Beltway/I-695 Interstate Exit 25 South. 

The tournament will be held in the Bunting Dining Hall in Knott Hall, the large building with the clock tower as you enter the main entrance. Teams may drop equipment and unload in the main circle and then proceed through the campus to the rear parking lots behind Sheridan Hall for parking. 

Loyola Blakefield Interactive Campus Map

Judging Format

We will following in-person judging of teams and notebooks as described below.

  •  In-Person Judging - 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.