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Region One ESC - Texas Region 6 VRC Regional Championship

Blended VRC [TSA Qualifier]

10-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Texas - Region 6
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
15-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
9-Feb-2024 08:00 EST
Payment Deadline
13-Jan-2024 13:00 EST

100% of total capacity is reserved for Texas - Region 6.
11 remaining spots are reserved for Texas - Region 6.

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is a qualifying event for the Texas TSA State Championship.

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for 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 at 

2. Check the official VEX IQ forums for rule updates and changes.

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

4. Pack for the event the day before. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.

  • Goggles/Safety Glasses
  • Spare parts & tools
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Programming cable
  • Power strip
  • Laptop computer
  • Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and 
  • Excellence Awards )
  • Banners and other decorations for your team pit
  • Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament. 

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

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

8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX IQ participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. the referee videos can be found using the same procedure outlined in Item 1.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. The guide can be found here.

11. Ensure that you have the latest version of firmware for Modkit or RobotC.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in.

The participation and Consent form may be foound using the procedure outlined in Item 1 under Competition Preparation.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes




Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

Region One Education Service Center
1900 West Schunior Street
Edinburg, Texas 78541
United States

Contact Information

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Event Activity

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Team Check-In, Robot Inspections, & Submission of Engineering Notebook

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Open Ceremonies & Drivers Meeting

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Qualifying Rounds, Skills Challenge, Judging, & Practice Field

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM


12:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Qualifying Rounds/Skills Challenge, Judging, & Practice Field

2:45 PM-3:15 PM

Alliance Selection

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM


4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Closing Ceremonies/Awards


Contact Arturo Leon:

[email protected]

Additional Contacts:

[email protected]

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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather, teams will be contacted and tournament will be cancelled.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be issued in the event that the event has to be cancelled or rescheduled or special circumstances arise. Deadline for refund will be one full week before event date.

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.