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LSU - Capital Area STEM Center VRC Tournament

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
17-Oct-2022 13:15 EDT
Registration Deadline
18-Jan-2023 13:16 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The event is full and the waitlist function doesn't appear to be working.  If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail Vanessa.  If we have enough teams on the waitlist, we may consider opening some more spots. 

Welcome to the Capital Area STEM Network Center V5 Tournament!   This will be a in-person tournament and will include judging and robot skills.  Fees must be paid by 1/17/23 in order to compete.  After 1/17, any teams who are not paid will forfeit their spot so that waitlisted teams may be offered a chance to participte. All Consent Form Submissions must be in RobotEvents PRIOR to arrival at the Tournament.  Additional details about parking and concesssions will be provided as we get closer to the event. 

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

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Max Registrations per Organization: 4 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Patrick F. Taylor Hall
3304 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
United States

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We plan to finish at 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch.  If we are running behind, lunch will be shortened.  Note that if the judges are trying to interview you and you are not available, they will leave a tag so you can call them back for an interview.  All interviews must be completed by the end of lunch.)  

7:30 Doors Open/Pits Open

8:00 Check-In/ Inspection (Must be checked in by 8:45)

8:45 Drivers/Coaches Meeting

8:55 Welcome/Opening Ceremony

9-12:00 Skills Challenge Opens  (3 Driver and 3 Programming Attempts Max, Judging and Team Interviews Begin

9 Begin Qualification Rounds

12:00-1 PM Lunch, vendors will be on-site.  Please support our team by purchasing your lunch with us.  

1:00 Resume Qualification Rounds

2:30 End Qualification Rounds

2:45 Alliance Selection

3:00 Elimination Rounds Begin

4:30 Awards Ceremony

4:45 Clean up


If you are willing to volunteer, please email 

Volunteers Needed:

Role Job Time Experience
Team/Volunteer Check-In 1, 2 Welcome teams as they arrive. Verify teams, hand out materials, and collect Engineering Notebooks 7 AM - 9 AM Adult, None
Inspector 1, 2 Conduct inspections to verify the robots comply with the rules and specifications outlined in the Game Manual 7 AM - 10 AM Adult, Has background in VEX or willing to be trained
Judge 1, 2 Evaluate student teams through interviews and Engineering Notebooks. 9 AM - 12 PM Adult, Has background in VEX or willing to be trained
Queuing 1, 2 Staging teams for upcoming matches (ie herding cats!) 9 AM - 12 PM Adult/Student, None
Queuing 3, 4 Staging teams for upcoming matches (ie herding cats!) 1 PM - 4 PM Adult/Student, None
Concession 1 Sell concessions 7 AM - 10 AM Adult/Student, None
Concession 2 ,3 Sell concessions 10 AM - 1:30 PM Adult/Student, None
Concession 4 Sell Concessions 1:30-4 PM Adult/Student, None
Field Resetter 1, 2, 3 Reset the field between games 9-12 PM Student, None
Field Resetter 4, 5, 6 Reset the field between games 1- 4 PM Student, None


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event will be indoors. If LSU allows the campus to remain open, the event will occur with unattending teams forfiting entry fee.

Refund Policy

If the event is cancelled, refunds will be issued.

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • All 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.