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Vexmen Invitational - VRC Qualifying Tournament - High School

27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Pennsylvania - East
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
25-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
19-Jan-2024 09:00 EST
Payment Deadline
13-Jan-2024 17:46 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event has Early Bird Registration enabled. Please see this link for more information.

Please be sure to read all of the event information contained on the Robot Events page.

Any spots not filled by Eastern PA region teams by December 23rd will be offered to teams on the waitlist in order of the date/time they were added to the list. 


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
489 Dorlan Mill Road
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States

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7:30 doors open for Volunteers only

7:45 doors open for Teams

7:45 - 8:45 Check In & Inspection

8:00 – 8:45 TENTATIVE - Fields open for skills

8:50 Event Meeting

9:20 – 12:00 Teamwork Matches Part 1 (5 matches) & Skills Open

12:00 Lunch (all fields closed)

12:45 – 2:30 Teamwork Matches Part 2 (2 matches) & Skills Open

2:30 Skills Closes

2:40 Alliance Selection

4:00 Awards & clean up

Note: This may be revised!    


We welcome outside volunteers to help judge and referee our event! Please email [email protected] for information.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event has no available makeup date. A weather-related event cancelation will be made in accordance with the Downingtown Area School District's policies.

In the event of a weather-related cancellation, teams will be contacted as early as possible and event registration fees will be returned minus the $5 RECF processing fee.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will only be made if the event is cancelled by the Downingtown Area School District.   i.e. Inclement Weather, COVID-19, etc.   Refunds will NOT include the $5 processing fee assessed by Robot Events.   Refunds will be coordinated thru the billing contact for the team.   For refund questions, email: [email protected]


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


Health and Safety Policies

Our event health and safety policy will follow the most stringent requirements of the Downingtown Area School District, the Brandywine Robotics’ Vexmen, and Federal, State, and local governments.

These policies will be subject to change based on any policy updates at the time of the event. These policies will be clearly communicated as information update emails.

This event is closed to the general public.   This event is an invitational event and only teams that are registered, their mentors, friends and family members may attend the event.    

Date: 27-Jan-2024
Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
489 Dorlan Mill Road
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States

Travel Info

The Downingtown Area School District, Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center (DASD MC6GC) has plenty of parking for cars and buses.

We recommend that all vehicles enter through the buses only entrance for the event.

Look for the Vexmen Robotics Event signs to help guide your path!


Our event will be held at the Downingtown Area School District Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center.

For the easiest access to the building, all attendees and teams should enter the parking area through the “Bus Only” entrance located at:

395 Dorlan Mill Rd.

Downingtown, PA 19335

(Bus only is only enforced during the school day)


Note that Marsh Creek is behind the DASD Shamona Creek Elementary School as shown in the photo below.

When entering the building, use the door farthest to your right on the front of the building.


This event will NOT be webcast.

Judging Format

 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. 

 To submit your digital notebook, ensure your team profile has been updated with a link to your notebook by Jan 19 6pm.