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Sparks Robotics VEX Qualifier (MS/HS)

9-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
South Carolina
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
29-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
28-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
3-Nov-2023 14:31 EDT
Payment Deadline
20-Jan-2012 23:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Thw tournament will be held at Pickens MIddle School at 140 Torch Lane, Pickens SC.  The pits will be located in the Cafeteria abd the tournament matches will be held in the gymnasium.   There is pleanty of seating in the bleachers of the gym.  Guest who are coming to observe the tournament will need to stay in the gym area and will not be permitted in the pit area.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Melissa Riddle (event partner) or Abby Shiferl (PMS coach).

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Dec-2023

Pickens Middle School
140 Torch Drive
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
United States

Contact Information

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7:45am- 8:30am Check-in and Inspection

8:45am Drivers meeting

9:00am-12:00pm Qualification matches

12:00pm - 12:30pm lunch break

12:30 Alliance selection

12:45-3:30 Aliance matches

4:00pm Awards ceremony



Volunteers are needed on all levels (field resetters, score keepers, referees, judges, etc.)  Please contact Melissa Riddle if you would like to volunteer.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Pickens Middle School follows the direction of the School District of Pickens County.  In the event of inclement weather, we will make an announcement by email to the coaches of each team.  We will reschedule if necessary.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

All money will be refunded minus the $5.00 REC fee per team.

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

Money will be refunded only if another team is able to take your spot.

Date: 9-Dec-2023
Pickens Middle School
140 Torch Drive
Pickens, South Carolina 29671
United States

Travel Info

Pickens Middle School is located at the end of Main street in Pickens near McDonalds.  THe main entrance for the school is off of E. Jones Avenue.  Buses only can enter from Main St/Hwy183 for easier parking.

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. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.












Congratulations to all of the teams who earned an award at the Sparks VRC Qualifier.  For those of you who were invited to the State events, Good luck!