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Portage, IN: VRC Over Under Blended Qualifier

16-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
4-Sep-2023 07:53 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Dec-2023 11:00 EST
Payment Deadline
14-Dec-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

Portage High School - West Building
6450 US Highway 6
Portage, IN 46368
Central Time Zone (CST)

•    Enter through Door "F" (Facing US Hwy 6).
•    Bus and parking available in lot at Door "F".
•    Student waivers must be completed online.
•    Check in immediately upon entry.
•    Physical Engineer’s Notebooks submitted at Check-in.
•    Competition Arena located in PHS West Gymnasium.
•    Team Pits located in adjacent PHS West Cafeteria.
•    Full Concessions available. (Breakfast and Lunch items.) 
•    Facility is ADA accessible.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: No

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 16-Dec-2023

6450 US-6
6450 U.S. 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

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Schedule (Subject to change):
7:30 AM                Doors Open & Registration 
7:45-8:45              Inspection and Practice on main fields
8:45-9:00              Drivers meeting, Announcements and Introductions
9:00-9:10              Opening Ceremony and National Anthem
9:20-12:00 PM     Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge
12:00-12:25          Lunch (Please visit our concession stand or Order Pizzas!)
12:30-3:00           Qualification Matches and Skills Challenge
3:00-3:30             Alliance Selection
3:30-5:00             Elimination Matches and Championship
5:00-5:20             Awards and Closing Ceremony


Any interested Volunteers should contact [email protected]


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will receive advance notificatio via email.

In the event of tournament cancellation due to weather visit either:


Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Tournament cancellation by the Host will result in a refund, less RobotEvent fees.


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

Refunds requested by teams will be issued on a per-situation basis and may be reduced based on competition expenses.  If granted, refunds will be processed in one month.


Health and Safety Policies

Simply put, if anyone on the team is ill or has symtoms of illness, please do attend the tournament.

Should the health climate change, Porter County Health protocols will be followed.


Date: 16-Dec-2023
6450 US-6
6450 U.S. 6
Portage, Indiana 46368
United States

Travel Info

Portage High School-West Building
6450 US Highway 6
Portage, IN 46368

From the South:
I-65 N to exit 258, E 37th Ave/Ridge Rd/US 6 in Hobart.
Drive 7.5 miles East Portage High School.

From the East:
US 30 West to IN 49 North @ Valparaiso.
IN 49 North to US Highway 6 West exit.
Drive 6 miles West to Portage High School

Several restaurants and shopping stores are located right near Portage High School.

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • 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 at check in.


  • Judging will take place in the pits. Teams may be invited to a second interview, and will be observed in both the pits and during game play.


  • Physical Notebooks only.  Digital books should be printed and submitted at check in.