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Fall Panther Tournament- Swope VRC Tournament

VRC, Blended HS/MS, All In Person Judging

23-Sep-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
25-Jul-2023 09:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
22-Sep-2023 14:35 EDT
Payment Deadline
22-Sep-2023 13:15 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is the kickoff event for Northern Nevada VRC tournament competitions.

Please pay at least one week before the event. If you don't, others on the waiting list may take your spot.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 23-Sep-2023

Swope Middle School
901 Keele Drive
Reno, Nevada 89509
United States

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7:00 am – Doors open to public

7:00 am – 8:30 am – Inspections

8:30 am – 8:45 am – Drivers Meeting, Judges meeting, Match Schedule distributed at the End of Drivers Meeting

8:45 am – 9:00 am – Opening Ceremony

9:00 am – 11:30 pm – Qualification Matches

9:00 am - 11:30pm - Skills Challenge

11:30am- 12:00 pm – Alliance Selection

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch Break/Alliance Strategizing

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Eliminations & Awards

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm – Event clean up


A detailed agenda will be available the day of the event when teams have been checked in. 


If you would like to volunteer, please contact me at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Please check your email for updates.

If you do not feel safe traveling, please stay home and contact me at [email protected]

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

             refunds will be given unless other circumstances apply.


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

              This is case by case, but in general:             

                           If your registration prevented someone else from registering, you may not receive a refund.

                           If a team is able to take your place, you will probably get a refund.

                           If it is an emergency or weather prevents you from coming, you will probably get a refund.

Payment is due by September 22 - if a team has not paid by this date, they will be moved to the waiting list and others may take their spot.

Judging Format

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