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Bot Battle at the Bluff (HS Only)

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
South Carolina
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
19-Sep-2022 08:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2022 08:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
5-Nov-2022 09:11 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Picture with layout of school grounds posted. Busses must use entrance C. Drop of students in the bus loop by door "4" Cafeteria. Cafeteria is where the crew pits are located. All other vehicles use entrance A and come through door "3" or go to the buss loop and use the same door "4".

Picture with indoor layout of Crew pits, Event Arena, posted. 

Lunch options. At this time we could have the Concession stands open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Other options, within 5 minutes driving distance: Subway, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, McDonalds, Taco Bell, Chili's. 

No food or drinks in the Event Arena (gym).


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2022

River Bluff High School
320 Corley Mill Road
Lexington, South Carolina 29072
United States

Contact Information

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7:00 a.m. - Doors Open

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration, Check-in and Inspection

9:10 a.m. - Drivers and Coaches meeting

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Qualifications Start & Skills Challenge Opens

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Qualifications Continue & Skills Challenge Closes

2:15 p.m. - Alliance Selection

2:45 p.m. - Elimination Matches

4:00 p.m. – Awards


Volunteers are essential like high strength axles: we need YOU! 

Please contact Horst Daichendt @ or Sarah Tooley @

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will always follow the advice of the state's emergency management service.  In the event of a weather event, the tournament will be cancelled.  In the event the tournament is cancelled, refunds will be given. Cancellation will be communicated no later than 24 hours before doors open.

Refund Policy

All payments must be received by Nov 5, 2022. If payment not received by that time, your team will be moved to the waiting list.

No refunds will be given to teams that do not show up.

Refunds will only be given if we cancel the event. The refund amount will be $75.  Finally, refunds will not be issued until after the event and all payments have been received from

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • 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.
  • Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.