Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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B3: Bot Battle at the Bluff (HS Only)

4-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
South Carolina
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
1-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
23-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Nov-2023 23:59 EDT
Payment Deadline
3-Nov-2023 23:59 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • 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/Snack/drink options. Concession, run by our HOSA students, stands open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Items offered: Candy, Chips, Water, Coke Products, Gatorade, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for breakfast, Marco's Pizza for Lunch (if you want to place an order, contact Jeremy Searson at [email protected]), Nothing Bundt Cakes for Lunch. Please support our hardworking HOSA students, as their only other source of income for going to Nationals (which they do every year) are the robotics events organized at River Bluff HS. 

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


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Nov-2023

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

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7:00 a.m. - Doors Open

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Registration, Check-in and Inspection

8:50 a.m. - Drivers and Coaches meeting

9:15 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. Skills Challenge

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Qualifications Matches

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Qualifications Continue 

3:15 p.m. - Alliance Selection

3:45 p.m. - Elimination Matches

4:30 p.m. – Awards


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

Please contact Horst Daichendt @ [email protected] or Sarah Tooley @ [email protected].

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 and Payment Policies

All payments must be received by Oct 27, 2023. 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


  • Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event.
  • 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. Deadline: Thursday, Nov 2, 11:59 p.m.