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VRC Seton Christmas Tournament (MS/HS)

16-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
27-Jun-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
4-Nov-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
9-Dec-2023 20:00 EST
Payment Deadline
15-Dec-2023 21:01 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Seton Christmas VRC tournament.  This is a Virginia State qualifying event.  Tournament will be held December 16, 2023 at Seton School (9314 Maple St. Manassas, Virginia 20110).  

Live stream at:


After 5 years hosting 2 tournaments per year, we have mastered running a great tournament.  Key Features of this Tournament are:

  • 2 Skills Fields!!!!!!
  • 7 Qualification matches
  • Elevated tournament fields
  • Certified Head Referee
  • Tournament fields use portable fields with GPS grid.
  • Elevated skills field
  • Skills field uses portable field with GPS grid.
  • Pipe and drape at competition fields
  • 2 practice fields
  • Spacious pit areas w/seats
  • All matches live-streamed on YouTube-Live.
  • Live stream in the pits
  • In person judging
  • Certified Judge Advisor
  • Monitors with qualification rankings.
  • Monitors with skills scores.
  • Free parking at the school.
  • On-site concessions. You may bring your own lunch or visit local area restaurants.

Be sure that consent forms for all attendees are uploaded.  The form can be found here: REC Foundation Participant Release Form (

Payment:  All team payments must be sent to the REC Foundation by December 1 at 4:00 PM or your team will be dropped.  Only on-line payments will be accepted.  If the tournament is cancelled, all registered participants will be notified by 10 PM on the evening before the event.  The refund will be $90.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 16-Dec-2023

Seton Christmas Tournament - Middle & High School
9314 Maple St
manassas, Virginia 20110
United States

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Seton Christmas Tournament at Seton School – Agenda                                                    

6:45 am – Doors open to public

6:45 am – 8:00 am – Inspections

7:55 am – 8:15 am – Drivers Meeting, Judges meeting, Match Schedule distribution

8:15 am – 8:30 am – Opening Ceremony

8:30 am – 12:00 pm – Qualification Matches

Skills Field schedule – same as qualification rounds

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm – Lunch Break

12:45 pm – 3:15 pm – Qualification Matches

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm – Alliance Selection

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Eliminations & Awards  

5:00 pm – Event clean up


Volunteers, please signup at the links below.



Field Setters:


Registration Help:

Queue Help:

Field Setter – Skills:


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event the tournament is cancelled, you will be issued a refund of $90.  The event coordinator will e-mail coaches by 10:00 PM the day before the tournament if the event needs to be cancelled.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event: 

  • The refund will be $90.

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

  • No refunds will be made unless the tournament is cancelled by the Event Partner.

All participants will be notified by e-mail by 10 PM on the evening before the event if the tournament is cancelled. 

Health and Safety Policies

We will follow all State and Local Health and Safety Policies.

Date: 16-Dec-2023
Seton Christmas Tournament - Middle & High School
9314 Maple St
manassas, Virginia 20110
United States

Travel Info

Seton School

9314 Maple St.

Manassas, Virginia 20110

Event will be using both Buildings.  Check-in will be at the gym.


The matches will be live-streamed on youtube.  A link will be sent to mentors as soon as all teams have checked-in on the morning of the tournament.

Live stream at:



Judging Format

  •  In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams must bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.