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West Virginia VRC Blended Season Opener

4-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
West Virginia
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
30-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Oct-2023 11:36 EDT
Payment Deadline
1-Nov-2023 12:09 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2023-2024 WV Season Opener at WVUTech! We are proud to partner with this school that has earned a number of awards for top small engineering schools in the nation. 

Digital Notebook Submissions
Engineering notebooks will be reviewed digitally in the days before the event. Digital notebooks (or scanned copies of physical noteboooks) must be submitted through RobotEvents. For detailed instructions regarding digital notebook submissions, see this page. Digital notebooks submitted via any other means (e.g. email) will not be accepted. Printed copies of notebooks on the day of the event will not be accepted.

The deadline to submit notebooks for review is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

Team interviews will be conducted in-person on the day of the event. 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Nov-2023

Van Meter Gym
400 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, West Virginia 25801
United States

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NOTE: This schedule is tentative and subject. to change.

Tuesday, October 31

Deadline to submit engineering notebooks for review via RobotEvents.

Saturday, November 4

8 AM: Doors open, inspection begins
9 AM: Drivers' meeting

9:30 AM Qualifying Matches

12:00 - 1 PM: Lunch Break

1 PM Qualifying Matches, Con't.

2PM Alliance Selection

2:30 PM Elimination Matches

3:30 PM Awards & Closing
5:30 PM: Doors close



Please contact Jo Frost at [email protected] for volunteer opportunities. Volunteers will be fed the day of the event. Thank you for your participation!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of a bad weather cancellation, we will reach out via email by 6 am the day of the event or as soon as we know of inclement weather. As this event is early in the season, we do not foresee any potential concerns. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: refunds will be sent through RobotEvents within 90 days of payment. 


If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: no refund will be offered. 


Health and Safety Policies

This event will follow all applicable university, local, and state health and safety policies. Be sure to check the WV Bureau for Public Health if you have any questions.

Date: 4-Nov-2023
Van Meter Gym
400 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, West Virginia 25801
United States

Travel Info

This event will be hosted at VanMeter Gym on the WVU Tech campus, easily accessible off of S Kanawha Street and Church Street in Beckley, WV. Buses will have an easier time accessing from Church Street. 


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Judging Format

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  •  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.