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AFCEA Pikes Peak Robotics Classic VRC Signature Event (HS/MS)

18-Feb-2024 - 19-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
29-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
12-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
28-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
7-Jan-2024 11:59 EST

45% of total capacity is reserved for Colorado.
0 remaining spots are reserved for Colorado.

A maximum of 50% of team registrations can be from any one event region other than Colorado

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Colorado 50% 32 0
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

General Info

Welcome to the AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium Pikes Peak Classic Signature Event! This Signature Event kicks off a week of buzz in the Rocky Mountain region with the Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium right after and throughout the week. What better way to preface conversations of cyber security, espionage and awesome technology than with some friendly robotic competition!


The When:

This event will take place over the course of 2 days starting with check-in and Insepction at 7:00 AM and then Opening Ceremonies at 9:00 AM on Sunday, the 18th.


The Stream:

We'll be streaming the event live at


The Where:

Check-in as well as the event itself will take place in the International Center which is located on the east side of the Broadmoor Campus. Paid Parking can be found across First St. eastward of Colorado Hall, or up beside Broadmoor Hall. Check the Broadmoor Campus Map for more details...


The What:

Don't get too distracted by the beautiful 5-star Hotel venue framed by the magnificent front range. This competition will be fast paced with high stakes. In addition to multiple awards, 4 Worlds spots are up for grabs!


Fields will be elevated.

Lunch options available on site are limited.  We are providing a 1-hour lunch break for participants to venture off-campus for lunch. The Broadmoor has a strict no-outside-food policy, so please plan accordingly for the extended afternoon match schedule.

Please remember to come prepared with all of your own power strips, tools, parts, etc.

See you on Sunday, 02/18/24!

All the Best,

Pikes Peak Robotics

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Feb-2024 - 19-Feb-2024

1 lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
United States

Contact Information

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Schedule is subject to change...


Day Date Time Agenda
Sunday 2/18/24 7-9  Inspection, Opening Ceremony at 9
Sunday 2/18/24 9AM 

Skills Fields Open

Sunday 2/18/24 12PM Lunch
Sunday 2/18/24 1PM Qualification Matches Begin
Sunday 2/18/24 6PM Qualification Matches End For Day
Monday 2/19/24 8AM Qualification Matches Resume
Monday 2/19/24 11:30AM Lunch
Monday 2/19/24 12:30PM Alliance Selection
Monday 2/19/24 1PM Finals
Monday 2/19/24 4PM Awards and Closing Ceremony



We need and welcome volunteers.  To volunteer, please go to the link found at under the "Volunteer!" section at the bottom of the page.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of an emergency or bad weather, we will send out an event cancellation email to all coaches and volunteers as soon as that decision is made (hopefully the night before).  

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: Teams will be refunded $495 of the $500 event fee.

Teams who have registered but not paid or submitted a PO by January 7, 2024, will be moved to the waitlist unless Pikes Peak Robotics is contacted and arrangements are made. No refunds will be provided to teams who cancel after 12/15/2023. Reach out to the Event Partner for any questions regarding the refund policy. 

Date: 18-Feb-2024 - 19-Feb-2024
1 lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
United States

Travel Info

If you're looking for lodging options in the area, the Broadmoor offers discounted group rates.

We will update this page with more information when it becomes available.

It might be worth giving them a call at 1-855-634-7711 and tell them you're there for the AFCEA Robotics Tournament that is happening.


If not at the Broadmoor there is also affordable lodging in the Southeast Colorado Springs area.




We'll be posting a recording after the event at!

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.


Teams who have registered but not paid or submitted a PO by January 7, 2024 will be moved to the waitlist unless Pikes Peak Robotics is contacted and arrangements are made.

Signature Event Early Bird Policy

  • All Signature Events will have a specific Early Bird Registration that is independent of all local/regional Early Bird systems
    • Each team starts the season with three (3) opportunities to register during the Signature Event Early-Bird period
      • An opportunity is taken away each time the team registers for a Signature Event, whether during the Signature Event Early-Bird period or Standard period
      • A Signature Event Early-Bird opportunity is not taken away if a team registers for a tournament hosted by their school or organization (where the team’s coach is the Event Partner)
    • Early Bird Registration will open 16 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
      • Note: Modifications to this may be made for events in August and September
    • Standard Registration will open 14 weeks before the event at 12:00PM EST
    • An Event Partner may register their own teams to their Signature Event during Signature Event Early Bird Registration no matter how many other Signature Events they are already registered for  
      • The Event Partner must be the Primary Contact for the teams they are registering