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Vancouver Island South Mid-Season VRC Challenge In-Person Qualifying Event - In-Person Judging and Skills

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Vancouver Island (BC)
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
1-Dec-2022 18:08 EST
Registration Deadline
13-Jan-2023 18:09 EST

100% of total capacity is reserved for Vancouver Island (BC).
6 remaining spots are reserved for Vancouver Island (BC).

A maximum of 0% of team registrations can be from any one event region other than Vancouver Island (BC)

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is a qualification event for the Vancouver Island region of British Columbia.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Claremont Secondary School
4980 Wesley Road
Victoria, British Columbia V8Y 1Y9

Contact Information

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Saturday, January 21, 2023

7:45 am - Doors open.

8:00 am to 9:45 am - Robot inspection.

8:30 am - 9:45 am - Both main fields open for Skills Runs (Local teams are encouraged to do this in the AM).

9:45 am - Opening ceremonies/Driver Information.

10:00 am - Pizza order deadline.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Qualifying matches begin. 4 minute rounds on 2 courts alternating.

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm - Lunch time & both main courts open for Skills runs with out of town teams have first priority in the queue. There will be a concession for students to purchase food and drinks in addition to the pizza order. Coaches, referees, and volunteers receive a free lunch in coach’s room.

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm - Qualifying matches continue.

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm - Alliance partners are picked.  Top 16 teams pick partners to advance to playoffs.

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Elimination rounds and finals.

4:30 pm - Awards ceremony & closing remarks.

5:00 pm - Clean up by local coaches, parents and teams.


Volunteers are vital contributors to the success of our events.  Please contact if you are interested in volunteering for this event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of an incident or circumstance affecting this event, the event organizer will notify teams in the followign manner:

  1. An advisory describing the situation (e.g. inclement weather) and the action being taken (e.g. event cancellation) will be posted to this RobotEvents event listing under this tab.  
  2. The same information will also be e-mailed to all registered team coaches.

Please make sure your contact information is up to date in Robot Events.

Refund Policy


Should the event be cancelled, registration fees will be refunded to all teams in full.

Team cancellation

Registered teams needing to cancel will be eligible for a full refund if notification of cancellation is submitted prior to freezing (publication of) the qualification match schedule.

Health and Safety Policies

We will be following all Government and Health Department COVID guidelines.  

Date: 21-Jan-2023
Claremont Secondary School
4980 Wesley Road
Victoria, British Columbia V8Y 1Y9

Travel Info


Please park in the main parking lot at the north end of the school.  Leave the bus loop open for drop-off only.


Judging Format

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.

Payment Address

Robot Events does not accept payment for events outside the US.  Please make cheques payable to "School District #63" and bring them on the day of the event or mail them to the following address in advance:

Rodney Paananen

Claremont Secondary School

4980 Wesley Road


British Columbia

V8Y 1Y9