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North / Central Florida Region VRC Middle School State Championship

2-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - North/Central
Standard Registration Opens
3-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
26-Feb-2024 23:59 EST

100% of total capacity is reserved for Florida - North/Central.
24 remaining spots are reserved for Florida - North/Central.

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

Congratulations on qualifying for the North Florida Regional Tournament! 

We are so proud of all of the hard work from all of our teams.

Please note:

Be at your match on time. If no member of a Team is present in the Driver Station at the start of a Match, that Team is considered a “no-show” and will receive zero (0) points. The other Team in the Alliance will still play and receive points for the Match.

Robots on the field must be ready to play. If a Team brings its Robot to the Field, it must be prepared to play (i.e., batteries charged, sized within the starting size constraint, etc.) 

a. Robots must be placed on the field promptly. Repeated failure to do so could result in a violation of .

We will be running matches on or ahead of schedule, so please have students arrive at the queuing tables 5 minutes ahead of their match.   This is a championship event, so please ensure that all team members understand that matches will be run on time.

Pit Areas

The team Pit Area will be located in the cafeteria and all skills and matches will be in the library.  It is each team’s responsibility to make it to their matches on time.  We recommend that you download the VEX Via app.

Download VEX via from Google Play or the App Store.


Regional Championship apparel will be available at the event.  Apparel will be available in different colors.


The CASH ONLY concession stand will be open from 8-4 for the Regional Tournaments. 

Participant Waiver 

Team members should have already completed the RECF Participant Release Form at the beginning of the season, but if not, please have parents/guardians submit the form online by visiting:

Don't forget to read through all of the event pages for important information, especially about judging!

All attendees are expected to abide by the code of conduct.

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form. (also available in Spanish)  Once per season covers all events

Note: Ensure your IT does not block emails from and   

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 2-Mar-2024

East Ridge Middle School
13201 Excalibur Road
Clermont, Florida 34711
United States

Contact Information

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8:00 Doors open, registration, and inspection

Robot skills will start for inspected teams as soon as it's ready to go.  We will run robot skills as long as there is a queue.


10:00 Opening remarks, driver meeting

10:20 - 12:00 Qualification matches

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch break for ALL volunteers.  

1:00 - 3:30 Qualification matches followed by Alliance selection

4:00 Eliminations followed by awards


Parents and coaches, thank you for helping us run a smooth event!


All volunteers can get a fast pass at skills for their designated team. 

With everyone working together, we know this event will be an incredible success that celebrates our students' accomplishments this year.

Volunteer for remote interviews for VIQRC on 2/20, 2/21, 2/27, and 2/28 from 4:15 - 7 PM in two shifts.

The form will be added here.  If you want to be notified, please email [email protected]

Volunteer sign-up for the day of events:

The forms will be added here.  If you want to be notified, please email [email protected]

March 2:  Elementary IQ

March 2:  Middle School VRC

March 3:  Middle School IQ

Learn more about volunteering here:

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Given that this event is in March in Florida, we will have a beautiful day for our event!  If there are any issues you will receive and email.

For event day information regarding weather delays or cancellations, please check the event page for updates.

Refund and Payment Policies

Your registration to this event commits the event partners to set costs.  Therefore, no refunds can be given.


Event Region Championship Deadlines

  • Teams that qualify for an Event Region Championship, on or before, January 31, 2024, will have two weeks to register and pay by credit card, check or purchase order.
  • Teams that qualify for an Event Region Championship on or after February 1, 2024, will have one week to register and pay by credit card, check or purchase order.
Date: 2-Mar-2024
East Ridge Middle School
13201 Excalibur Road
Clermont, Florida 34711
United States

Travel Info


East Ridge Middle School

13201 Excalibur Rd

Clermont, FL 34711




The streams will be created the morning of the event on the following channel:

Judging Format

Notebooks will all be judged before the event.  Be sure that your Notebook URL is up to date in  Your notebook could be checked at any time. 

Deadlines will be added months before the event.

Team interviews will be done at the event.