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Lynx Robotics - VRC MS/HS Battle in the Bluffs

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
12-Sep-2022 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
8-Oct-2022 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
16-Nov-2022 15:11 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

General Info

All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website.

Lunch and Concessions

To be determined


Excellence Award - Top All Around Team
Tournament Champions - Each Team on Winning Alliance
Design Award - Team with a professional design approach
Judges Award - Recognition from Judges for special accomplishments
Robot Skills Winner - Team with the highest combined programming and driver skills

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 19-Nov-2022

Abraham Lincoln High School
1205 Bonham Street
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda is subject to change.

Tentative Schedule:

7:00 - Registration & Pits Open
7:30 - Robot Inspection 
8:00 - Judging begins
8:30 - Skills Fields Open
9:00 - Drivers Meeting & Opening Ceremonies
9:30 - Qualification Matches Begin
12:00 - Lunch Break
12:30 - Qualification Matches continue
2:30 - Alliance Selection
3:00 - Elimination Matches Begin
5:00 - Awards Ceremony


We are always looking for good volunteers or teams willing to bring a Game set. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Justin Heckman:

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather, all team advisors will be contacted via email. While sometimes weather can be unpredictable, usually we will make a decision by 4:00pm the day before the event, if not earlier. I will also update the "EVENT NAME" to read "CANCELED" at the top.

Please ensure your contact information in Robotevents is current

Depending on the circumstances, we will make every effort to reschedule, rather than outright cancel the event.

Refund Policy

- Full refund if request is made 3 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- Half refund if request is made 2 weeks prior to event (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

- No refund if request is made less than 2 weeks prior to event.

- In the event the tournament is canceled all teams will recieve a full refund (minus $5.00, per registration, if paid through Robotevents)

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.