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Cork VEX VRC Regional

19-Jan-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
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Field Control System
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Standard Registration Opens
24-Oct-2022 16:42 EDT
Registration Deadline
13-Jan-2023 16:42 EST
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General Info

Cork Vex VRC Secondary school event

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 19-Jan-2023

MTU Bishopstown Campus Students Parking
Cork, Ireland

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08:45 – 09:30

Arrive to MTU Nexus Hall.

Register your team on arrival at the check-in desk.

Handover your Engineering Logbook.

Handover Student Consent Forms on the day. Permission for photos etc.

Receive your passport that needs to be completed during the day. Image will follow.

Setup at your allocated pit.

09:00 – 09:45

Complete Robot Inspection as soon as possible. There will be an inspection desk.

09:30 – 11:30

Robot Skills Matches. 3 X Driver Skills & 3 X Programming Skills. (see Appendix B in Game Manual)

-One team per Arena. (up to 3 Arenas play in parallel)

-Each Skills Match is 60 seconds in duration.

-Robot Skills is a trophy award and independent of the Teamwork Matches that follow.

11:45 – 13:00

Head to Head Matches as per timetable that will be handed out during morning.

-Two alliances per Arena (Red alliance and Blue alliance), so 4 robots in play at once.

-Paired team alliances are decided as per the schedule that is handed out during the morning.

-Each match consists of 15 seconds autonomous period & 1:45 of driver controlled (2 minute matches)

-Each team could have up to 8 matches during this period !!!

-The objective is to attain a higher score than the opposing alliance. So it’s Red versus Blue.

13:00 – 13:30


13:30 – 13:45

Top Team Selection (Top ranked teams form alliance by selecting a partner team for Final Matches)

13:45 – 14:30

Top Team Final Matches   15 seconds autonomous period & 1:45 of driver controlled (2 minute matches)

14:30 – 15:00




Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Date subject to change due to weather

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Judging Format


  • 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.