Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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CANCELLED---2nd Annual GHS Qualifying Tournament

VRC, HS/MS Blended, All In Person Judging

10-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
14-Nov-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
10-Jan-2024 10:27 EST
Payment Deadline
7-Feb-2024 10:30 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome teams! We are excited for you to attend the GHS robotics tournament!

Awards to be handed out

  • Excellence Award
  • Design Award
  • Tournament Champions
  • Robot Skills Champion
  • Judges Award

Middle School Excellence * If ten middle school teams sign up.

 This is a blended event (HS and MS together), so the VRC Qualifying Criteria document on page 4 will determine the number of Excellence Awards.

We are planning in-person interviews; please bring a printed version of your Engineering notebook.




The event will be held in the Gymnasium or mini gym (tbd). Teams should park in the student parking lot. Building three is located straight and to the right of the student parking lot. Spectators are welcome.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m.  The event is in the gymnasium of Gilbert High School.

Health and Safety Policies

Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, health and safety policies are subject to change. Please check the "Health and Safety Policies" tab for current policies and more information. Masks are optional.


Concessions will be offered at this event and we encourage you to take advantage of the food, drink, and snacks throughout the day. Teams can also bring food into the building for your convenience. An eating area will be set up so that people are not eating in the gym. 

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 and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found on the Documents tab.
  2. Check the official game manual and Q&As at for rule updates and changes.
  3. Carefully read all of the information contained on this webpage and emails sent to participants.
  4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
    • Safety Glasses
    • Spare parts & tools
    • Batteries, chargers, and a power strip
    • Micro USB cable
    • Laptop computer
    • Engineering notebook
    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit
    • Giveaways if you have them
  5. Ensure your robot brain has the latest version of the firmware.
  6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards being given during the tournament.
  7. Prepare for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

Participation and Consent Form

Consent forms are required for all students, mentors, and coaches on a VRC team. Consent forms are now done online one time and are suitable for the entire season at all REC-run events. Please be sure to complete the online


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

Gilbert High School
1101 East Elliot Road
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
United States

Contact Information

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7:00AM Doors Open

7:15AM Volunteer Meeting

7:30AM Check in, inspection, & field calibration opens
7:30AM Skills open
8:30AM Final call to begin the inspection process
8:45AM Inspection & field calibration closes
8:50 AM Drivers meeting
9:00AM Qualification matches begin
12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch Qualification matches pause for launch
12:30PM Skills matches
1:15PM Qualification matches resume
2:30PM Skills closed
2:40PM 50/50 Drawing
2:45PM Qualification matches end
2:55PM Alliance selection
3:15PM-5:00PM Elimination tournament and awards ceremony

*To participate in skills matches, the robot must have passed inspection.


We need volunteers if you can, please contact: [email protected]

Field Reset(4-10)
Judge Advisor(1)
Practice Field Official(2)
Scorekeeper Referee(6)
Team Check-in/Volunteer Check-in(2)

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event will go on rain or shine.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

No refunds

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

No refunds

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.













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