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Great Lakes VRC MS/HS Tournament #1 - Over Under; Batavia, IL

19-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
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
4-Sep-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
8-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
10-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
10-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Great Lakes VRC Tournament will be held at the Batavia High School. Please use the South Entrance on Main Street.

This is a Blended Event for both HS and MS teams. 

This event will have 3 Qualification spots to the State Championship.
Excellence Award = 1 spot,
Champions will = 2 spots.

Trophies wil be given out. Review the awards tab.

If the event has more than 10 Teams of MS there will also be a MS Excellence award.

Concessions will be available for reasonable prices.

Please review all tabs about the event.

If you have any questions, send an email to [email protected].

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 19-Nov-2023

Batavia High School
1201 Main Street
Batavia, Illinois 60510
United States

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TENTATIVE subject to change.

Be sure to check back the week before the event for updated information or check your email for any updates.


7:30 am Doors open

8:00 am - 9:00 am Inspection

8:30 am Lunch Pre-order forms due in concessions

9:00 am Drivers Meeting

9:15 am Opening Ceremonies

9:30 am - 11:45 am Qualifying Matches

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Lunch (approximately)

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm Qualifying Matches

2:30 pm Alliance Pairings

3:15 pm Elimination matches and awards

5:00 pm Event Conclusion and clean-up


Interested in volunteering?

Send an email to [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Always check the evening before and the morning of the event for weather related concerns.

You will be notified via email if there is a weather condition that prevents the event from happening.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds are only available 2 weeks before the event.

Refunds will not be issued within 2 weeks of the event.

If you choose not to attend and it is before the 2 week window mentioned above, you can request a refund.

If the event is cancelled, you can choose to --
a) apply the money to another event which we are hosting for the current season
b) receive a refund via paypal minus the RECFprocessing fee
c) donate it to our scholarship program for 1st to 8th graders which are financially challenged

Send an email to [email protected] .


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.