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Second Annual Redwood Choo Choo Winter Tournament

VRC, MS Only, In-Person with Digital Notebook Judging

10-Feb-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
4-Dec-2023 20:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
30-Dec-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
2-Feb-2024 21:25 EST
Payment Deadline
2-Feb-2024 21:28 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

Redwood Robotics is delighted to host the Second Annual Redwood Choo Choo Winter Tournament. The event will be open to 38 teams. This event will be limited to six teams per organization.

Check in will be at 7:30 am, sharp. Teams must be checked in 15 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event. Judgind will be in-person with digital submission of Engineering notebooks; refer to Judging format for online submission deadlines.

Teams must be paid by February 2. Teams not paid at this time will be moved to the waiting list.

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

Redwood Middle School
13925 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, California 95070
United States

Contact Information

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7.30 AM

  Doors, pits, and practice fields open; Check-In; Inspection; Robot Skillls begin

8:45 AM

  Opening Ceremony / Event Announcements / Drivers meeting

9:00 AM

  Qualification matches,  Robot Skills, Judging Interviews begin

12:00 PM

  Lunch break begins

12:30 PM

  Lunch break ends, Qualification matches resume

3:00 PM

  Qualification matches and skills conclude

3:15 PM

  Alliance selection begins

3:30 PM

  Elimination Matches

5:30 PM

  Awards & Closing Ceremony




We always appreciate volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please email [email protected] or (619) 630-8309 .

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Bad weather should not affect this event. In case of a cancellation, the event partner will contact you as early as possible. Teams should make sure their contact information in is up to date and includes both school (if applicable) and non-school phone numbers

Refund and Payment Policies

Teams who have registered but have not paid by 02/02/2024 will be moved to the Waiting List. No refunds after 02/02/2024 unless we can fill your spot with another team from the Waiting List.

Teams that have not checked in 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the qualifying matches will be dropped from the roster so that the match list may be run.

Registration contains a $5 RobotEvents processing fee that is not refundable.



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. Engineering notebooks MUST be submitted by Wednesday, Feb 7, 2023.