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R8 VRC Tournament 2023

[VRC Blended]

30-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Texas - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
27-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
24-Nov-2023 17:00 EST
Payment Deadline
30-Nov-2023 13:21 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Thank you for registering for the Region 8 ESC VEX Robotics Competition!  We are excited to host this year's event and look forward to meeting you and your students.

The event will be held on the 2nd floor of the Region 8 ESC.  Our physical address is 4845 US Highway 271 North, Pittsburg, TX  75686. 

Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. that morning and check-in will begin at 8:30.

We will not have spectator seating available at the tournament.

To join the event Remind group, text @r8vrc to the number 81010.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 30-Nov-2023

Region 8 Education Service Center
4845 US Highway 271 North
Pittsburg, Texas 75686
United States

Contact Information

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Tournament Agenda -- **Based on final number of teams entered, we will adjust the schedule as needed.**

Stay up to date with the event Remind group, text @r8vrc to the number 81010.

8:00 a.m. Doors open
8:30 a.m. Registration opens, pits open
9:00 a.m. Inspection starts
9:00 a.m. Volunteer training for referees, judges, field staff
9:00 a.m. Practice matches
9:30 a.m. Registration closes, inspection ends
9:45 a.m. Opening ceremonies and driver meeting
10:00 a.m. Qualifications, Skills Challenges, and Judging
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Qualifications, Skills Challenges, and Judging
2:00 p.m. Qualifications end, Skills Challenges end
2:30 p.m. Finals Matches
3:30 p.m. Awards
3:45 p.m. Clean-Up


We are always thrilled to have volunteers join us.  Please let us know if you can help!  Contact Kerri Bowles at [email protected] if you can help facilitate the event with us.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of an emergency, Region 8 ESC will contact registered teams.  

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be issued to all registered teams.

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

Refunds will be issued up to 14 days prior to the event.  Refunds will not be issued after that time except in the case of extenuating circumstances.

Health and Safety Policies

Information on this tab will be updated as we near the day of the event. Students and advisors should follow local school district guidelines as they relate to health and safety.  

Date: 30-Nov-2023
Region 8 Education Service Center
4845 US Highway 271 North
Pittsburg, Texas 75686
United States

Travel Info

The ESC is located on US Highway 271 approximately 5 miles south of Mount Pleasant and 5 miles north of Pittsburg.  Multiple hotels are available in Mount Pleasant.  If you have questions about housing arrangements, please contact Kerri.  [email protected].

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.