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Salt Spring Island VRC Over Under Tournament

3-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
Vancouver Island (BC)
Standard Registration Opens
12-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
27-Jan-2024 13:10 EST
Payment Deadline
3-Feb-2024 13:28 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info


This is a Qualification Event for the Vancouver Island Region of British Columbia.

100% of total capacity is reserved for Vancouver Island (BC).

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2024

Gulf Islands Secondary School
232 Rainbow Road
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2A9

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8:00am - Doors Open

8:30 - 9:45 - Tech Inspection, Skills, Practise, Judging

9:45 - Opening Ceremony / Driver Information

10:00 - 12:00 - Qualifying Matches

12:00 - 1:30 - Lunch and Skills Challenge on Main Fields

1:00 - 2:30 - Qualifying Matches

2:45   Alliance Selection

3:15 - Elimination Rounds

4:00 - Awards Ceremony

5:00 - Clean up by local coaches, parents, and team


Volunteers are vital contributors to the success of our events. Read about opportunities to participate here.

Please contact Rachel FitzZaland at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the weather is terrible and travelling to Salt Spring Island is not possible, we will refund funds and / or cancel the tournament. 

Keep an eye on the weather and we will also notify all teams by email if weather becomes a factor.

Please make sure your contact information is up to date in Robot Events.


Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be available.

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

Refunds available up to 48 hrs prior to the tournament. 

Contact Rachel FitzZaland at  [email protected] 

Date: 3-Feb-2024
Gulf Islands Secondary School
232 Rainbow Road
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2A9

Travel Info

Teams travelling from Victoria will need to catch the 7am ferry leaving Swartz Bay to arrive by 8am.
Teams travelling from up island will need to catch the 7:40 ferry leaving Crofton to arrive by 8:20am.

Ferry returning to Swartz Bay departs Salt Spring (Fulford terminal) at 5:50pm or 7:50pm.
Ferry returning to Crofton departs Salt Spring (Vesuvius terminal) at 5:30pm, 6:45, or 8:30pm.

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.