Gulf Side Skirmish-VRC Blended
VRC and IQ teams kick off the season and stir up the Gulf
- 2-Sep-2023 Add to Calendar
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Field Control System
- Smart Field Control
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Texas - Region 3
- Standard Registration Opens
- 7-Jul-2023 12:00 EDT
- Registration Deadline
- 27-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
- Payment Deadline
- 27-Aug-2023 23:59 EDT
- It is past the registration deadline.
Thank you for registering for our event!
We would like you all to volunteer in any capacity you feel comfortable with. Please also feel free to encourage those adults traveling with your teams to volunteer as well.
Our events depend on the volunteers; we truly can't do it without you!
Doors will not open until 8 AM. If you get here early. please know that we can not open early. The events quality depends on using every second possible to set up for your teams.
If you are not paid or have made arrangements to pay before Monday, August 28th, you may be dropped from the event to make room for new teams.
Please do not call, prior to the day of the tournament. We are educators and will be working with kids all day. (yes night too! We run late camps.) Please use email as our primary source of communication regarding tournament needs and concerns.
If you are running late on the day off, by all means, please give me a ring so I can communicate that with our TM.
We will have two game fields, 1 skills, and 1-2 practice fields.
All game fields will be elevated.
We will use smart fields
Concessions will be available
Lunch pre-orders will go out two weeks prior to the event to coaches.
Hold your coffee mugs high, and cheers to another great season of amazing kids and competitions.
Grade Level: All
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks
Event Dates & Locations
4115 Avenue O
Galveston, Texas 77550
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8 AM- Doors open- NO TEAMS WILL BE PERMITTED PRIOR TO 8
8:15: Check-in, Inspections start right away. Skills start (teams must be inspected)
8:30- All teams must be checked in. If you are not checked in by 8:30, your team risks not being in match schedule.
9:15- Quals start
1:00-4:15- End of Quals (Skills ends at this time. If your robot is not on the field at 4:15, you cannot run skills. Please note, being in a line does not matter. We have to get the scores into the judges at this time.)
4:30- Alliance selections- One person from all teams must be present.
4:45- Finals start.
6:15 Doors close
Please volunteer!!! AND SHARE. We always need judges and would love to have our vrc adults to judge our IQ teams, and our IQ adults to judge our VRC teams. We like to invite judges from all over to ensure judging is as fare as can be.
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
We will reschedule if the weather requires
Refund and Payment Policies
If the Event Partner cancels the event:
Refunds will be provided
If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: No refunds will be provided.
Date: 2-Sep-2023Ball High School
4115 Avenue O
Galveston, Texas 77550
Head south right down 45, and take a right on 43rd. You will park on the lot to the right. Please note this is different from past years. We are currently under construction and excited about our new facilities!
Will update prior to event.
- 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.
Notebook links due August 25th- no late submissions will be accepted- for any reason.