Downey VEX MS Only Tournament 2
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- California - Region 4
- Max Registrations per Organization
- Early-Bird Registration Opens
- 14-Nov-2022 20:00 EST
- Standard Registration Opens
- 25-Dec-2022 20:00 EST
- Registration Deadline
- 27-Jan-2023 15:00 EST
- This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
- It is past the registration deadline.
This is a MIDDLE SCHOOL only event hosted by Downey Unified School District. The proceeds from this event are used to sustain DUSD robotics programs and to host tournaments for teams from around the Southern California area.
Thank you for participating in our tournament and we hope you enjoy our event!
- We will not be offering a meal plan for teams, but there will be a concession stand selling prepackaged items.
- There are many food options in the Downey community surrounding the campus.
- There will be two competition fields, a Skills Challenge field and a full practice field at this event.
- Both Driving Skills and Programming Skills Challenges are open to all registered teams.
- This event will have a six-team limit on the number of teams per school. If the event is full please place your team on the waiting list.
- On-site parking is free.
Teams must be checked in 45 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event.
Teams must be paid two weeks prior to the event. Teams not paid at this time may be dropped at the event partner's discretion to allow teams in from the wait list.
Grade Level: Middle School
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: All In-Person Judging
Event Dates & Locations
9633 Tweedy Lane
Downey, California 90240
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7:15 am Doors Open/ Practice Field Opens
7:30 am Inspection Begins
8:45 am Driver's/Coaches Meeting
9:00 am Opening Ceremony
9:15 am Qualifying Matches Begin/ Robot Skills Fields Open
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Qualifying Matches Continue
2:30 pm Alliance Selection
3:00 pm Finals Begins
4:45 pm Awards Ceremony
5:00 pm Clean Up
5:15 pm Event Closes
If friends or family are interested in volunteering for this event, please email Ron Legaspi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We need all the volunteers we can get! Thank you!
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
UPDATED: June 30, 2022
Tournament is indoors. Only under severe weather circumstances would the event be cancelled. An email would be sent the day before if there is a chance of cancellation. Teams should make sure their contact information is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.
In the case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on Robotevents.com where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency. Make sure your team contact information is up to date in your robotevents.com account, as this is the information that will be used to contact your team.
We will be operating this event according to current COVID policies established by our district school board.
Due to fixed costs refunds will not be provided within two weeks of the event and are made at the discretion of the event partner.
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.
Electronic Engineering Notebook Submissions: Engineering notebooks can be submitted electronically for evaluation, with a submission deadline of January 27, 2023.