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WestMech VRC Mid-Season Showdown

14-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Smart Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
27-Oct-2023 12:20 EDT
Registration Deadline
12-Jan-2024 12:21 EST
Payment Deadline
12-Jan-2024 23:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to WestMech Mid-Season Showdown!


*Note* Since RobotEvents does not accept payments for Canadian events when registering for the event, select "Pay Later." An email will be sent afterwards on how to pay, or check the Payment tab


About the Event

This is a 1-day tournament.


Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for the competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.

1. Review the rules, the code of conduct, and run through the inspection checklist

2. Check the VEX Forum and the Q&A for official rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in this tournament posting

4. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

5. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

6. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware.

7. Bring your own power expander

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Jan-2024

Western Mechatronics Robotics Club
4114 Unit C, Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 2R7

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Agenda is subject to change!

10:00am - Doors open, registration open, pits open
10:15am - Inspection starts
11:00am - Opening ceremonies and driver meeting
11:30am - 12:00 pm - Lunch
12:00pm - 3:00 pm - Qualifications, skills challenges, Elims
3:30pm - Cleanup


If interested, please email [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Refunds will happen if event is cancelled

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds unless event is cancelled.

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.