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Battle for Las Vegas Signature Event (HS Only)

5-Feb-2023 - 7-Feb-2023
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
16-Sep-2022 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
16-Jan-2023 17:00 EST

A maximum of 75% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Nevada 50% 75 36
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.

General Info

Welcome to the first-ever Battle for Las Vegas VRC Signature Event sponsored by Tesla! 

There are now 2 events for teams.

Battle for Vegas Middle School

Battle for Vegas High School

Las Vegas has become a global leader in innovative entertainment and is now home to the famous BattleBots arena. We have partnered with BattleBots to provide exclusive behind the scenes tours, meet and greets, and even an opportunity to see teams battle it out in the Las Vegas BattleBot arena. . 

This event is more than just the competition! To ensure you get the most out of your Las Vegas experience, we are also working on additional unique events for teams to participate in every evening. Some of these may include: 

  • Vegas HyperLoop Tour and Experience featuring Teslas. Sign Up for a free time slot HERE
  • Special discounted offers to exciting Las Vegas shows featuring technology advancements in entertainment. 
  • Discounted tickets to area attractions including the AdventureDome, the Linq, and Omegamart at Area 15. 

This event will also have an engaging expo showcasing Nevada’s educational opportunities and local innovative companies that call Nevada home. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the first-ever Battle for Vegas! 


World Championship Qualifying Spots

This event will offer three VEX Worlds Qualification Spots to VRC Teams

  • (1) Excellence Award
  • (2) Tournament Champions 


Hotel and Event Information:

Location: The Westgate, the iconic off- strip hotel, where Elvis had his Las Vegas residency. This is right next to the Las Vegas Convention Center with access to the Monorail. 

Room block rate: $101/night (includes taxes fees and parking) 

*Resort fees are only waived when booked within the room block. 

To book online use this link: Westgate Room Block

To book by phone, call 1-800-732-7117 and give the following code: SBRE3R



We worked with the Westgate Fresh Buffet to provide an iconic, all-you-can-eat, Las Vegas buffet that will also be quick and accommodate all dietary restrictions. 

Every team registration will include one complimentary ticket for lunch on February 6th and 7th at the Westgate Fresh Buffet. 

Teams are encouraged to purchase additional lunch buffet tickets as soon as possible, since these are limited. Purchases can be made at by January 1st, pending availability. 

We have also worked with the Westgate on providing teams quick service for breakfast and afternoon snacks being sold in our competition area. 


Merchandice and BattleBots Show Tickets

Volunteers will recieve a free volunteer t-shirt. To purchase a variety of shirts and posters please visit

To purchace the discounted tickets to the Exclusive 45-minute BattleBots Show including the Q&A with the owners of BattleBots, click on the different show times and ticket options. There is no limit on how many tickets you can purchase, so if you need 16 tickets, puchase one 4-pack and two 6-packs. These are available to all teams, coaches, friends, family, and whomever you would like to invite. It is exclusive to you and your guests.

All shows are on Monday, February 6th.

6pm - Individual

6pm - 4 pack

6pm - 6 pack

8pm - Individual

8pm - 4 pack

8pm - 6 pack



Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Feb-2023 - 7-Feb-2023

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
United States

Contact Information

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  • Sunday

    • 1pm - 4pm Check-in and Inspection

    • 1pm - 4pm Practice Fields and Skills Fields are Open 

    • 4pm - 5pm Opening Ceremonies (Practice Fields are Closed)

    • 5pm - 6:30pm Practice Matches (Practice Fields are Open)

    • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Qualification Matches (Practice Fields are Open)

  • Monday

    • 8am Venue Opens, Practice Fields are Open until 4pm

    • 9am - 12pm Qualification Matches, Skills Matches

    • 12pm - 1pm Lunch

    • 1pm - 4pm Qualification Matches, Skills Matches 

  • Tuesday

    • 7:30am Venue Opens, Practice Fields are Open until 1pm

    • 8:30am - 11am Qualification Matches

    • 11am - 12pm Alliance Selection

    • 12pm - 1pm Lunch (Practice Fields Close at the end of Lunch)

    • 1pm - 3pm Divisional Finals

    • 3pm - 4pm Overall Finals and Awards


**Agenda times may change slightly, but will not go earlier on Sunday or later on Tuesday.


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Las Vegas is known for its great weather in the winter! However, in the case of an emergency/bad weather we will make adjustments to the agenda and notify all teams via email.

Refund Policy

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event:

  • Refunds will only be made if the event is canceled by the host. 

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: 

  • Registrations will not be refunded for teams that register but choose not to come.

Date: 5-Feb-2023 - 7-Feb-2023
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
United States

Travel Info

Discounted rooms are available at the Westgate for $101/night, which includes taxes, fees and parking.

All teams, volunteers and spectators are welcome to use the room block. Click on the link below.

 Westgate Room Block


Check back here for the Webcast link

Judging Format

 All Remote Judging - The Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, and Engineering Notebooks will be submitted to judges digitally via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.  Initial Interviews and Notebook submission deadlines will be scheduled ahead of the event date, with Notebook submissions due by January 16, 2023. Notebooks submitted on or after January 17th will not be accepted.

How to Submit a Digital Engineering Notebook

In-Person Judging - Teams who scored high on their initial interview will be given a follow-up interview in-person at the event. Teams who did not sign up or attend their initial remote interview will not be judged or eligible for awards.

Tickets and Merch Links

Lunch Buffet Tickets

BattleBots Tickets

Shirts and Poster Orders

Hyperloop sign ups (free)













49 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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