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NSW High School VRC State Championships

High School VRC

5-Nov-2023 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
Standard Registration Opens
13-Oct-2023 01:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Nov-2023 16:21 EDT
Payment Deadline
26-Oct-2023 16:25 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the NSW High School State Championship.

To enter this event you must have qualified from an event held in NSW during the 23-24 season.

This event will directly qualify to the VEX Robotics Australian National Championships 23-24 in Adelaide, South Australia.

Due to the size of this event, we request that each team provides a Volunteer to assist. Please email [email protected] for more information.


Event Location: The NSW State Championships will be held in the Great Hall of Knox Grammar School. 

Schedule: The competition will begin promptly at 9:45AM, and we kindly request all teams to plan their arrival before this time for Check in and Inspection. The event is expected to conclude at approximately 4:30 PM. Please note that these timings are subject to change closer to the event, depending on the final number of teams registered. We will notify you promptly if any schedule adjustments occur.

Please make sure you are well versed in the Code of Conduct Rules and Student Centred Policy.

We hope this general information helps you prepare for the upcoming robotics competition. Stay tuned for further updates and announcements as we approach the event date. 


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Nov-2023

Knox Grammar School- Great Hall
7 Woodville ave
Wahroonga, 2076

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Please note that the following agenda is subject to change based on the number of teams registered. We will notify all participants promptly of any schedule adjustments closer to the event date.

8:00 AM - Doors Open

8:15 AM - Technical Inspection opens

9:00AM Event Meeting

9:45 AM - Drivers Meeting

10:00 AM - Qualification Matches

10:00 AM - Skills Field opens

12:00 PM - Lunch 

3:15 PM - Alliance Selection

3:30 PM - Finals Commence

4:30 PM - Awards

5:00 PM - Venue Closes

Please make sure to arrive on time and be prepared for your scheduled matches and activities throughout the day.

You can review the Team Inspection Checklist at:

Stay tuned for any updates or adjustments to the agenda to ensure you have the most accurate information.



We appreciate your support in advance! Volunteering gives you a chance to be a vital part of the competiton, have fun and see the inner workings of a Tournament.

There are no age limits to volunteer, we will make space for everyone.

Without our amazing volunteers, this event is not possible.


Please note, all volunteers will be contacted with training calls and links to handy information before the event.


Volunteer Roles:

  1. Score kepper Referee: Volunteers will assist in refereeing matches, ensuring fair play, and maintaining game rules adherence.
  2. Queuing and Inspection: Volunteers will help sign off teams using a checklist, to insure all robots meet the standard build rules. Volunteers will manage team queuing before their matches to maintain the schedual.
  3. Judging: Volunteers will evaluate team performance, innovation, and design during the competition.

Please note that all volunteer roles will have experienced leaders who will guide and support them throughout their duties.


Volunteer Submission: If your team is willing to provide volunteers for the event, please submit the names of the volunteers to [email protected]. Chris and Jarod Li from Sydney Robotics Academy, will coordinate the volunteer assignments and provide further instructions.

We greatly appreciate your team's support and willingness to contribute to the success of the robotics competition. Your volunteers will play a crucial role in ensuring a fair, organized, and enjoyable experience for all participants. Thank you for your dedication and assistance!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of Emergency or Bad weather, this event will be cancelled.

Refund and Payment Policies


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

Teams will be charged the full amount unless they have a written request to withdraw and be refunded their registration fee, 14 days before the event.

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.
  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted in physical format at inspection. Please make sure your engineering notebook has your team name on it.