Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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2024 Western Pennsylvania VRC State Championship

4-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Pennsylvania - West
Standard Registration Opens
12-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
28-Feb-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Mar-2024 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The Western PA VEX VRC Championships will be held on Monday, March 4 at Clarion University of Pennsylvania in Tippin Gymnasium.

This Digital Welcome Package will be / has been updated as of 5PM on February 22, 2024 to reflect up to date information about the day. An updated concessions menu will be available on Monday, February 26.

Additional questions should be send to Tim Heffernan at [email protected].

We look forward to seeing you March 4th!

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Mar-2024

PennWest Clarion
840 Wood Street
Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214
United States

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MARCH 4, 2024 TENTATIVE AGENDA - Based upon the number of teams that the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation has invited we are preparing for a 60 team field.

Our goal is to have a well-run and enjoyable event for all teams involved. We will be running two field sets with the goal of getting 8 Qualifying matches per team.

TEAM INSPECTIONS ARE GOING TO BE A CRITICAL PART OF THE DAY. Inspections will be from 8:30AM-9:30AM. If a robot is not inspected by 9:30, that team will not be included in the match schedule.

We simply will not inconvenience everyone who is involved to accomodate teams that are not prepared. Please take weather and other unknowns into account as you plan your day.

Event Agenda

8AM - Doors Open

8:30-9:30 - Inspections

9:30-9:45 - Driver's Meeting

9:45-10:00 - Match Schedule Distribution and Begin Queuing

10:00-12:30 - Qualification Matches

12:30-1:00 - Lunch Break

1:00-1:15 - Reconvene and Begin Queuing

1:15-3:45 - Qualification Matches

3:45-4:15 - Alliance Selection

4:15-5:30 - Elimination Matches

5:30-6:00 - Award Presentation




Thank you to all of our robotics coaches and friends that have volunteered!  And an extra big thanks to our friends at Clarion University!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Student safety will be our #1 priority.  Coaches will be notified by email of any weather related issues.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: Full refunds will be given.

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

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • 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.

All Engineering Notebooks must be submitted by midnight on Monday, February 26, 2024.