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Battle for Placer Gold Invitational: VRC Over Under

VRC, Blended MS&HS, In-Person with Remote Notebook Judging

24-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
In-Person Invitational
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
18-Dec-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
16-Feb-2024 13:49 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Jan-2024 17:42 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Battle for Placer Gold Invitational is an invite-only event , with priority consideration given to Placer area/Greater Sacramento teams. Contact us at [email protected] or place your team on the waitlist to be considered.

Update Feb 9th: Please put your team on the waittlist if you are interested in attending.  We'll contact teams if we have an openings or are able to get a couple more teams in the pit area.

Jan 15 Update: We've expanded the event to include more teams - thank you to West Park High School for partnering with PART to host at their facility!



Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 24-Feb-2024

West Park High School
2401 Panther Place
Roseville, California 95747
United States

Contact Information

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8:00 AM

  Doors, pits, and practice field open; Check-In and inspection begins, Robot Skills begin 

8:45 AM

  Inspection closes, event meetings

9:00 AM

  Qualification matches begin

12:00 PM

  Lunch break begins (May work through lunch if behind)

12:30 PM

  Qualification matches resume

2:15 PM

  Qualification matches and skills conclude

2:30 PM

  Alliance selection begins

2:45 PM

  Final matches begin


  Tournament  champions crowned and awards ceremony



We always appreciate volunteers and are in need for volunteers on:

- Friday evening for setup

- Saturday evening for teardown

- Event day volunteers ( Sat)

Please sign up for volunteering by contacting us at [email protected]

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.

Refund and Payment Policies

Teams who have registered but have not paid or submitted a PO prior to the payment deadline  will be moved to the waitlist unless special arrangement has been made with the Event Partner.

If you register after the payment deadline, payment is due immediately with your registration.

Registration contains a $5 RobotEvents processing fee that is not refundable

If the event is cancelled, a full event registration (minus $5) refund will be given to all paid teams. 

No refunds if the event is not cancelled

Health and Safety Policies

Based on local health and/or venue requirements, the event organizer reserves the right to require safety precautions based on the pandemic conditions at the time of the event - including masking or other precautions. (Currently masking is not required)


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.