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Duel in the Desert VRC Qualifier

VRC, Blended HS/MS, All In Person Judging

27-Jan-2024 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
Standard Registration Opens
28-Nov-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
19-Jan-2024 18:00 EST
Payment Deadline
19-Jan-2024 18:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Desert Christian Schools is pleased to be able to host our 4th Annual Duel in the Desert VRC Qualifier in Southern Arizona!  

Please be sure to complete the online participation release form prior to arriving to our event. You may choose to bring physical copies of the release forms to the event, but please note that a parent must sign off on the release form (we will have extra copies at our event, but completing the form online is much easier and prevents a lot of hassle during registration).

We are planning on having pit areas located inside our main building around our campus.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

7525 E Speedway Blvd
7525 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona 85710
United States

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7:30AM - Doors Open, Team Check-in Begins

8:00AM:  Inspection Opens

8:30AM:  Skills Challenge Open 

9:30AM - 9:55AM:  Coaches and Drivers Meeting in the Gym

10:00AM - 12:00PM:  Qualifying Matches 

12:00PM - 1:00PM:  Lunch, Skills Challenge Open

1:00PM - 2:45PM:  Qualifying Matches

3:15PM:  Skills Closed, Alliance Selection

3:30PM - 5:00PM:  Finals, Closing Ceremony, Awards


If you would like to volunteer, please email [email protected].  We would love a variety of volunteers from all over Southern Arizona to help at our event!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

There will be no refunds for bad weather.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be given (with the exception of the $5 processing fee given to RobotEvents).

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

No refunds will be given, unless it is for an extenuating circumstance.  If this is the case, please contact me at [email protected]

If teams have not paid prior to the payment deadline (January 19th at 6:00 PM ET):

Teams will be moved to the waitlist.

Health and Safety Policies

We ask that if any members of your team are experiencing symptoms of sickness 24 hours prior to the event that they would remain at home as a precaution.

Date: 27-Jan-2024
7525 E Speedway Blvd
7525 East Speedway Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona 85710
United States

Travel Info

Desert Christian High School
7525 E Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710

Please use the general parking lot, do not park in front of the main building.


We are planning on providing a livesteam of the tournament on our YouTube channel!  Please visit there the day of the tournament to see the competition play out.

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