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Battle of the Bay 2024

VRC, Blended MS&HS, In-Person with Remote Notebook Judging

20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
13-Nov-2023 20:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
5-Jan-2024 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
5-Jan-2024 23:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Gael Force Battle of the Bay is a qualifying tournament for the 2023-24 VRC game Over Under. 

Helpful Links:

1) Consent Form: 

2) Game Manual:

3) Inspection Checklist:

Grade Level: Middle School + High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Dublin High School
8151 Village Parkway
Dublin, California 94568
United States

Contact Information

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Note: The agenda below is subject to change. If there are any modifications, we will communicate that via email. 

Time                   Event

7:00 AM              Doors open, check-in begins
7:15 AM              Inspection begins, practice field opens
8:45 AM              Drivers meeting
                               -  Inspection closes
9:00 AM              Qualification matches begin 
                               -  Skills Open
12:00 PM            Lunch break - Qualification matches pause
12:30 PM            Qualification matches resume
3:00 PM             Qualification matches end
3:15 PM              Alliance selections
                               -  Skills closes
3:30 PM              Elimination matches begin
5:00 PM              Awards ceremony
5:30 PM              Tournament ends/Doors close


Volunteers are appreciated. If you have a group that wishes to volunteer, please contact Gael Force Robotics at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather conditions, an emergency, or possible cancellations, please visit the event website on where updates regarding the event status will be posted as needed.  Please make sure your team contact information is up to date on in case we need to contact your team.

Refund and Payment Policies

Event payments are expected when you register for this event and must be completed (showing PAID in the system) a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the event date. 

Unpaid teams will be removed from the event, allowing space for teams on the waitlist. No refunds will be made once a team is marked PAID in the system.  Please contact Shalini Suravarjjala ([email protected]) if you have any questions or concerns. 

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.