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SCTCC Invitational Last Chance Tournament - Over Under

Blended VRC MS/HS

17-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
In-Person Invitational
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
18-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
14-Feb-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
14-Feb-2024 16:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome!  St. Cloud Technical and Community College's E Squared Club will be hosting this Last Chance MS/HS Blended Invitational Event.  This event will be an invitation only event for teams that have not yet qualified for the MN State Championship. 

Important Dates:

Monday, December 18th - Teams can be added to the waitlist.

Monday, January 22nd - We will send out invitations to the top teams on the Skills list that have not already qualified for the state tournament.  Once those invitations are sent, your team will have 6 days to accept the invitation. 

Monday, January 29th - We will fill the remaining spots with the top teams from the waiting list who have not already qualified for state. 

If you are interested in attending this event, please put your team on the waitlist when the registration period opens on December 18, 2023.

Judges Interviews & Engineering Notebooks

Please note: We will be following an all in-person judging format.  Only physical copies of engineering notebooks will be collected during team check-in.  Teams who have digital notebooks will need to print off the most recent version for judges to review.  Judge interviews will take place in-person at the team's booth in the pit area.

Team & Coach Information

Each team is required to have an adult coach present.  This person will be responsible for the supervision of team members and will be the team's primary contact for the day.

Registration Fee: All teams must have the registration fee paid prior to attending the tournament.  

Participation and Consent Form: All team members, coaches and adult mentors should fill out the online consent form which is good all season and for all RECF run events.  A link to the instructions for online consent form can be found here

For all elimination matches, including finals, we will be following a Best of 1.

Tournament Preparation

Competition Preparation: Teams should come prepared to compete.  Review the Over Under Game Manual, run through the Robot Inspection Checklist, and ensure your team is running the latest programming and firmware version and your Robot Brain has your team number.  We will be using the Smart Field Control.

Pack for the tournament the day before departure.  Here are a few items that you don't want to forget:

  • Safety glasses
  • Spare parts and tools
  • Extra batteries and chargers
  • Power strip and extension cord
  • Programming computer and cable
  • Printed engineering notebook

Lunch: Lunch will be on your own.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 17-Feb-2024

St. Cloud Technical & Community College
1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303
United States

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7:30 AM: Early Bird Check in/inspection; Practice fields open
8:00 AM: Check in/Inspections begin
9:00 AM: Check in/Inspections close.  All teams need to be checked in or have been in contact with the tournament coordinator in order to compete. 
9:20 AM: Opening Ceremony
9:30 AM: Qualification rounds begin; Skills Field opens
12:30 PM: Lunch Break
1:00 PM: Qualification Matches Resume
3:00 PM: End qualifications; Skills Field closes when final qualification match ends
3:15 PM: Alliance Selection for elimination rounds
3:45 PM: Elimination rounds begin
5:00 PM: Closing and Awards Ceremony


Thank you for volunteering!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will be notified if cancelled.  The event name will be red and have "Cancelled" in the title on  If bad weather were to occur, please use your own descretion on attending the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

Team Withdraws From Tournament

There is a no refund policy for this event. 

Weather Cancellation

There is a no refund policy for this event.

Date: 17-Feb-2024
St. Cloud Technical & Community College
1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303
United States

Travel Info

The event will be held in St. Cloud Technical and Community College's Commons (Rooms 1-139 and 1-141).  Please park in Lot A and enter door 4 or 5.

Campus Map

Northway Building Map

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