Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 3
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
9-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
25-Oct-2023 10:33 EDT
Payment Deadline
25-Oct-2023 10:42 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2023-24 SLOTown Over/Under Showdown.  The tournament will take place in our brand new Commons area located near the top of the campus.  Provided maps will show best routes to tournament location by vehicle for equipment load in and load out.  Vehicles will need to be parked in the lot at the front of the school except for loading.  

We will have 2 competition fields, a skills field and a practice field.

There are currently 32 slots for this tournament, and a maximum of 5 teams per organization are allowed. Make sure that you are marked as paid (or PO received) two weeks in advance or you may be replaced with a team from the waitlist.

Teams need to arrive by 8:15am so that they can be inspected before the 8:45am deadline. Teams that have not checked in by 8:30am will be dropped from the roster so that the match list may be run.Teams that are running late must contact the event partner prior to this cut off if they do not wish to be dropped.

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2023

San Luis Obispo High School
1499 San Luis Drive
San Luis Obispo, California 93401
United States

Contact Information

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Tentative Agenda - May change depending on number of competing teams

7:00 am . . . Door Open for Volunteers
7:30 am . . . Referee's Meeting
7:30 am . . . Team Arrivals / Pits Open - - - Team Check-In and Registration - - - Practice Field Opens - - - Inspection Table Opens

8:15 am . . . Judge’s Meeting

Teams not present and inspected by 8:45 will be dropped from competition.

8:55 am . . . Team Meeting
9:15 am . . . Qualifying Matches Begin - - - Skills Challenge Field Opens - - - Judging Begins
12:15 pm . . Lunch Begins
1:00 pm . . Qualifying Matches Resume
1:30 pm . . . Qualifying Ends - - - Judging Ends - - - Skills Challenge Field Closes
1:45 pm . . . Alliance Selection
2:15 pm . . . Playoff Matches Begin
3:15 pm . . . Awards Ceremony
3:30 pm . . . Team Load-Out - - - Clean-Up


We are looking for volunteers for the following roles:


Field Referees


please contact the event partner at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather causes travel delays or prevents teams from competing, a refund (less the $5 RobotEvents fee) may be available. Contact [email protected] before the beginning of the event. Please make sure your team contact information is up to date in your account in case we need to contact your team prior to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event:  Due to the costs involved with this event, any refunds will be given after all the event expenses has been paid.

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

Only under extraordinary circumstances and at the discretion of the EPs will the team will be given a full refund (minus the $5 robotevents fee). Otherwise, no refund will be given.

Teams that have not paid by the deadline will be moved to the waitlist.


Health and Safety Policies

Any applicable health and safety protocols will be communicated within 2 weeks of the event, based on local health department guidelines.


Tournament will be streamed live on YouTube on the SLOHS-TNN youtube channel.

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.












Map showing the location of the Commons which is where the tournament will take place.  There is an access road behind the campus that can be entered from the District Office on Lizzie St.  to allow teams to load robots and equipment.  Vehicles must move back to either the District Office Parking Lot or the Parking Lot in front of the school.

Campus Map



5 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

Please login to add or remove teams from the waiting list.