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Clash at the Castle - VRC Tournament

15-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Pennsylvania - West
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
2-Nov-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
15-Dec-2023 08:00 EST
Payment Deadline
15-Dec-2023 09:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to Franklin Junior/Senior High School's Clash at the Castle - VRC Tournament!  This event is primarily for schools located in Western Pennsylvania. 

The event will be locked for Western PA Region Teams ONLY unless all spots have not been filled by the registration deadline.  If your team is from outside Western Pennsylvania, please add your team to the "waitlist".  As we near the registration deadline we will begin moving teams off the registration list and contacting those teams.

*This event is FREE to PA Rural Robotics Member Schools.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 15-Dec-2023

Franklin Senior High School
246 Pone Lane
Franklin, Pennsylvania 16323
United States

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8:00 AM - Doors Open

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Inspections

9:00 AM - Drivers Meeting

9:15 AM - Skills Start (Each team gets a maximum to 3 runs each per drive and autonomous)

9:15AM - 12:00 PM - Qualifying Matches

12:00 - 12:30 PM - Lunch Break

12:30 - 2:30 PM - Qualifying Matches Continued

2:00 PM - Skills Field Closes

2:30 - 3:00 PM - Alliance Selection

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Finals

4:00 PM - Awards Ceremony


We will be utilizing volunteers from our school, but will also need coaches and mentors to fill roles when they are at the competition. Responsibilities for volunteers will be determined after registration has closed, but may occur as late as competition day.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event bad weather or emergency closure, event partners will notify coaches via email.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be issued in the event of a weather cancellation or extenuating circumstance as determined by the Event Partner.  You may contact Alyssa Mansfield to discuss circumstances.

Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.