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Silicon Valley VRC Tournament: Bionic Bruins Beat the Bay

VRC, Blended MS&HS, In-Person with Physical Notebook Judging Presented by Branham Robotics

18-Nov-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 2
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
9-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
10-Nov-2023 22:31 EST
Payment Deadline
8-Nov-2023 22:47 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

We look forward to seeing you at the Silicon Valley Tournament # 1, hosted by the Branham High School Robotics Club, The Bionic Bruins

If you have more than 4 teams, please use the waitlist and your teams will be added based on capacity.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Nov-2023

Branham High School
1570 Branham Lane
San Jose, California 95118
United States

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7:40 AM  Doors Open for team checkin - please go to the main gym 

7:45 AM Inspection Begins

8:15 AM  Deadline for Inspection

8:20 AM -  8:40 am    Driver's meeting in Gym

8:40 am Match Schedules Available, 

8:40 am Teams sign up for judging 
8:55 am Start queuing for first matches
9:00 am Qualification Matches begin/Skills Field Open
9:15 am Team Interviews begin
~12:30-1pm Lunch
3:00 pm Qualification Matches Complete/Skills field closes
3:30 pm  Alliance Selection
4:00 pm Elimination Matches Begin
sometime 4:30-5:15pm Early awards: Think, Build, Judges, Design  and Skills Champion
~5:30pm Finals
~5:40 pm Awards
6:00pm event concludes


We always appreciate volunteers. Please contact [email protected]  if you're interested in volunteering:

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 and non-school phone numbers.

Refund and Payment Policies

Teams who have registered but have not paid or submitted a PO 10 days prior to the event will be removed from the event unless a special arrangement has been made with the Event Partner.

No refund will be provided as the organization incurs expenses upfront to organize the event.

If the event is canceled, a full event registration (minus $5) refund will be given to all paid teams.

Teams are responsible for their own transportation and hotel costs.

Health and Safety Policies

We highly encourage everyone to avoid coming into the facility if you are not feeling well and follow all commonly expected safety and health precautions.

Date: 18-Nov-2023
Branham High School
1570 Branham Lane
San Jose, California 95118
United States

Travel Info

Branham High School

1570 Branham Ln, San Jose, CA 95118

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.