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VRC, Battle for Placer Gold - Skills-Only event hosted by PART, In-Person, MS&HS, with No Judging

26-Feb-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
In-Person Skills Only
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
26-Dec-2022 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
19-Feb-2023 22:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

February, 26th 2023

Note: payment is due immediately on registration. Any team that registers and does not pay or submit a Purchase Order will be immediately moved to the waitlist. We've expanded the capacity to 40 teams. If the event is full, please add your team to the wait list.

The Battle for Placer Gold is a in-person, skills only event. It is not a state qualifying event, however, results will be uploaded to World Skills Rankings.

  • This is a skills only challenge with no judging
  • Awards will be given to the two top teams.
  • Results will be uploaded to RobotEvent and count towards Worlds Skills rankings
  • GPS field codes will be on a competition field 
  • Each team will get 3 programming runs and 3 driving runs
  • Each team will be assigned (or given a signup sheet) for a ~1 hour session for your inspection and skills runs 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 26-Feb-2023

Placer Robotics Center
3256 Penryn Road, Suite 100
Loomis, California 95650
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda (tentative, subject to adjustments based on number of teams). Each team will have a 1 hour, pre-assigned time slots for their skills runs.

8:15 doors open for Inspection

8:30 AM- 12:20 PM Skills Sessions

12:20 PM - 12:45 PM Break for Volunteers

12:45-4:00pm Skills Sessions



All volunteers are welcomed to contact the Event Partner at [email protected]



Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Bad weather should not affect this event. In case of a cancellation, the event partner will contact you as early as possible. Teams should make sure their contact information in is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Refund and Payment Policies

Teams must pay or submit a purchase order immediately upon registeration. Teams that register for the event, but do not pay, will be immediately moved to the waitlist.

There are no refunds unless the event is cancelled.  

If the event is cancelled, a full event registration (minus $5) refund will be given to all paid teams. Teams are responsible for their own transportation and hotel costs.

Health and Safety Policies

Health and Safety Policies

As we are in the midst of the pandemic, following precautions will be implemented to minimize the risk.

1) It is mandatory to wear face mask to participate in this Tournament

2) Only team members and 1 adult coach/parent is allowed entry into the facility. 

3) Teams will be given a 1 hour slot for inspection and their skills runs, and will need to await outside until their pre-assigned window 

EP retains the right to modify/change health and safety policies based on local conditions. 


Judging Format


  •  No Judging