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Online Challenges

Each year the VEX competitions have online challenges that can be completed by teams and submitted online. These challenges can earn a qualification for worlds. The challenge results are also considered in the judging for the Excellence Award at Worlds.

All the details of the Online Challenges are at this link: 2021-2022 Online Challenges. We will be registering as a team so there is no need to register individually.

Special Schedule:

Friday November 26, 2021 at Palos Verdes 12pm to 6pm

Events

Upcoming Events Here

Game Documents

All of the game rules etc can be found at the REC website Vex Robotics Competition under Game Resources.

Most all you need is found in the Game Manual. Appendix A is the field specification that includes details like the size and weight of the game elements. Appendix B details the skills competition.

Game Manual

The Game Manual is the rulebook. It is divided into topics:

  • Game Description An overview of how the game is played
  • Definitions A glossary of terms and their definitions.
  • Safety Rules. S Rules to keep everyone safe
  • Game Rules. G Rules to keep the game play fair. These rules typically stay the same from year to year
  • Specific Game Rules. SG Rules specific to this particular game.
  • Robot Rules. R Rules related to the design and build of the robo
  • Tournament Definition
  • Tournament Rules. T Rules

Link to forum updates

Appendix A Field Specification

Appendix A contains the field specification. This is where you will find the size and weight of the game and field elements. The field set up with positions of all game objects is here. Includes details of field assembly.

Appendix B - Robot Skills Challenge

Appendix B are the rules for the skills competition. Skills is when you have only one robot on the field striving to get the highest score. Skills scores go into the Worlds Rankings

World Skills Standings

See where your team stands in skills, filter by middle or high school. You may also want to filter by state so you can see where you stand in the state. These rankings are very important as the top teams may be invited to the state and world championships from this list.

VRC - HUB App

The VRC HUB app includes a scoring calculator to make it easy to score games. It also includes the Game Manual and a timer

Documentation Portfolio App

Portfolio App

v5 vex clawbot
Moby v5

2021-2022 Hero Bot Moby Build Instructions.

Summer Camp 2021

Here is a google doc with notes and sample code Summer Camp Notes.

Judging Guide

Rubric

Judge Guide

Inspection Document

Inspection Checklist

Events 2021-2022

       
       
7700R Swap 2021-12-18 RE-VRC-21-5110 South San Diego VEX Tipping Point Tournament
92305A Swap 2021-12-18 RE-VRC-21-5110 South San Diego VEX Tipping Point Tournament
7700N Swap 2021-12-18 RE-VRC-21-5110 South San Diego VEX Tipping Point Tournament
7700Z Swap 2021-12-18 RE-VRC-21-5110 South San Diego VEX Tipping Point Tournament
7700E Swap 2021-12-18 RE-VRC-21-5110 South San Diego VEX Tipping Point Tournament
7700C Swap 2022-01-14 RE-VRC-21-6374 VRC, California Central Coast VEX Robotics Competition, MS&Hs, In-Person, with Standard Judging
7700P Swap 2022-01-14 RE-VRC-21-6374 VRC, California Central Coast VEX Robotics Competition, MS&Hs, In-Person, with Standard Judging
7700R Swap 2022-01-14 RE-VRC-21-6374 VRC, California Central Coast VEX Robotics Competition, MS&Hs, In-Person, with Standard Judging
7700N Swap 2022-01-14 RE-VRC-21-6374 VRC, California Central Coast VEX Robotics Competition, MS&Hs, In-Person, with Standard Judging
7700A Swap 2022-01-14 RE-VRC-21-6374 VRC, California Central Coast VEX Robotics Competition, MS&Hs, In-Person, with Standard Judging
7700N Swap 2022-01-29 RE-VRC-21-6105 VRC, 2021-2022 STEM by the Lake VEX Robotics Lakeside Tipping Point
7700K Swap 2022-01-29 RE-VRC-21-6105 VRC, 2021-2022 STEM by the Lake VEX Robotics Lakeside Tipping Point
7700E Swap 2022-01-29 RE-VRC-21-6105 VRC, 2021-2022 STEM by the Lake VEX Robotics Lakeside Tipping Point
7700K Swap 2022-02-05 RE-VRC-21-5014 Harvard-Westlake Challenge - Middle School Only
7700E Swap 2022-02-05 RE-VRC-21-5014 Harvard-Westlake Challenge - Middle School Only
7700A Swap 2022-02-05 RE-VRC-21-5014 Harvard-Westlake Challenge - Middle School Only
7700C Swap 2022-02-05 RE-VRC-21-5014 Harvard-Westlake Challenge - Middle School Only
7700B Swap 2022-02-05 RE-VRC-21-5014 Harvard-Westlake Challenge - Middle School Only
92305A Swap 2022-02-05 RE-VRC-21-5014 Harvard-Westlake Challenge - Middle School Only
7700B Swap 2022-02-12 RE-VRC-21-4626 2022 San Diego VEX Middle School Robotics Tournament
7700C Swap 2022-02-12 RE-VRC-21-4626 2022 San Diego VEX Middle School Robotics Tournament
7700K Swap 2022-02-12 RE-VRC-21-4626 2022 San Diego VEX Middle School Robotics Tournament
7700E Swap 2022-02-12 RE-VRC-21-4626 2022 San Diego VEX Middle School Robotics Tournament