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Ten Ton Robotics Groundhog Invitational VRC HS Tournament, In-Person, Live, Standard Judging


3-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
In-Person Invitational
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
British Columbia (BC)
Standard Registration Opens
1-Nov-2023 15:17 EDT
Registration Deadline
30-Jan-2024 18:00 EST
Payment Deadline
3-Feb-2024 15:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Ten Ton Robotics will host this event at West Vancouver Secondary School.

This tournament is for HS VRC teams only.

There will be expectations and safety requirements to comply with any safe practices for the school, the district and the province, in effect on the day of the tournament.

Please contact Mahesh Chugani ([email protected]) and Cari Wilson ([email protected]) if you have any questions or suggestions.  

Please see the AGENDA tab for the schedule. Please check the Agenda tab up to, and especially the day before the event. 

 We will need addtional help to run an event this large so please consider volunteering.  We look forward to having you at a safe, competitive event.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2024

West Vancouver Secondary School
1750 Mathers Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 2G7

Contact Information

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Tentative schedule  Subject to change...PLEASE CHECK THE DAY PRIOR TO THE EVENT. 

Saturday, February 3rd, 2024

8:45 am - Volunteers ONLY can enter

9:00 am - Doors Open, Inspection starts

9:15 - 12:15 - Skills Runs on 2 fields and Judging

12:15 - 12:45 - Lunch

12:45 - 12:55 - Drivers Meeting

1:00 - 4:00 - Qualification Matches

4:15 - 4:45 - Alliance Selection

5:00 - 6:00 - Finals

6:15 - 6:30 - Awards

6:30 - 7:00 - Set up for Sunday's event



We will need volunteers to help run this event. 

Please contact Cari Wilson ([email protected]) and Mahesh Chugani (mchugani!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the event cannot run because of weather or other event, teams will be contacted by email and if very last minute by phone.
Please make sure you have provided us with those current emails and numbers.

Refund and Payment Policies

Payment can be submitted the day of the event. If you withdraw less than one calendar week (Saturday, January 27, 2359h)  before the event you will still be expected to pay the registration fee.

Health and Safety Policies

As we get closer to the event this page will be updated to the best practices we have in place at this time.


Date: 3-Feb-2024
West Vancouver Secondary School
1750 Mathers Avenue
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 2G7

Travel Info

The event will be held at West Vancouver Secondary School in the Tech Wing.

From  Mathers Ave, please drive down to the Staff Parking Lot. The entrance to the Parking Lot is at the West end of the main school building on Mathers Ave. After you park, the Tech Wing is the 1-storey building just East of the parking lot.

Upon arrival, when you register at the Registration Desk, you will be given your time slot for judging.


We are not able to offer it at this time.

Judging Format

 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.

Judging – Each team will have 7 minutes (on a timer) to present to judges and must sign up for a judging time slot. See the Judging Tab for details.


Each team will have 7 minutes (on a timer) to present to Judges.

Every team will be assigned a judging time between 9:15 am - 12:15 pm. Please make sure your teams know when their scheduled time is.

IMPORTANT: We will have an adequate number of time slots so that every team has the opportunity to be judged. Please arrive a few minutes early for your time slot for judging.  


Please bring your own lunch, snacks, and drinks.