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One World Showcase Event @ UC Berkeley

19-Nov-2023 - 21-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
24-Jul-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
12-Nov-2023 20:00 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Oct-2023 22:18 EDT

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

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

First of its Class Event!

The Robolabs Foundation invites your teams to participate in the flagship VEX Worlds Championship qualifying One World Showcase Event @ UC Berkeley, California. As part of the One World Initiative, the first registered team from each country will receive a complete registration fee waiver. With 120 top-notch teams from all over the United States and the globe competing at the #1 Public University in the World, the One World Showcase Event promises to be one of the most exciting events of the 2023-2024 VEX Robotics Competition Season. During your stay, you'll be able to:

  • Tour UC Berkeley Campus, the #1 Public University in the World

  • Network with current UC Berkeley Students, Organizations, Faculty, and Senior Administrators

  • View transformative product demos from our tech industry event sponsors

  • Explore Northern California: Berkeley, San Francisco, Napa Tours, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Yosemite, etc.

World Championship Qualifying Spots

This event will offer 4 VEX Worlds Qualification Spots to VRC Teams:

  • Tournament Champions (2)

  • Excellence Award (2 – middle and highschool team)

Hotel and Event Information:

We have secured a 25% stay discount for a price of 169 USD per night. The 100 hotel rooms reserved for this event will fill up fast, book your room to secure a discounted rate. Last day to book is Monday, October 30, 2023.

To book online use this link: Robolabs Foundation One World Showcase Event

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 19-Nov-2023 - 21-Nov-2023

UC Berkeley - Pauley Ballroom & Lower Sproul Plaza
2495 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, California 94720
United States

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One World Showcase Event @ UC Berkeley Event Agenda

We at the Robolabs Foundation are looking forward to seeing you at our One World Showcase Event! Below you will find the schedule that we will run our event on. It is important that teams show up on time to all aspects of the agenda, from matches to ceremonies featuring leadership from both the STEM industry and the UC Berkeley Ecosystem.


Day 1 (11/19/23) Agenda


Event Detail

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Team Check-in & Inspection @ Lower Sproul

11:00 AM

Doors for Venue Open | Inspection Closes

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  Inauguration | Opening Ceremony @ Pauley Ballroom:

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Welcome Address by Arya Sasikumar
  • Guest of Honor Rich Lyons [UC Berkeley Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation & Entrepreneurship]
  • Olivier Welker [CEO of Omron Robotics & Safety Technologies]
  • Inaugural Address from Andy Schaafs [Senior Director of Development of REC Foundation]

12:35 - 12:50 PM

Drivers Meeting

1:00 - 6:00 PM

Qualification Matches | Skills Fields are open @ Pauley Ballroom

6:00 PM

Venue Closes


Day 2 (11/20/23) Agenda


Event Detail

7:45 AM

Doors Open

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Matches Resume | Skills Fields are open

9:00 AM

One World EXPO is LIVE @ Lower Sproul

12:30 - 1:00 PM

Lunch Break | Skills Fields will not be open during lunch

1:00 - 5:30 PM

Matches | Skills Fields are open

5:00 PM

One World EXPO Closes @ Lower Sproul

6:00 PM

Venue Closes


Day 3 (11/21/23) Agenda


Event Detail

7:45 AM

Doors Open

8:00 - 11:20 AM

Qualification Matches | Skills Fields are open @ Pauley Ballroom

11:45 - 12:30 PM

Alliance Selection | Skills Fields permanently close @ Pauley Ballroom

12:30 - 1:00 PM


1:45 - 4:45 PM


5:00 - 6:00 PM

  Awards Ceremony | Closing Ceremony @ Pauley Ballroom:

  • Closing Address by Arya Sasikumar
  • Olivier Welker [CEO of Omron Robotics & Safety Technologies]
  • Guest of Honor Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu [UC Berkeley Dean of College of Engineering]
  • Final Remarks from Dan Mantz [CEO of REC Foundation]

6:30 PM

Venue Closes


Volunteers Needed!
We will need a lot of volunteers to set up the venue on the preparation day and to operate the event smoothly on the competition day.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Bad weather should not affect this event. In case of a cancellation, the event partner will contact you as early as possible. Teams should make sure their contact information in is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

In the case of an emergency/bad weather, we will make adjustments to the agenda and notify all teams via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event:

  • Refunds will only be made if the event is canceled by the host. 

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

  • Registrations will not be refunded for teams that register but choose not to come.



Day 1


Day 2

 for the 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. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.