Event #1, November 3, 2018, Kettering University VRC HS/MS Turning Point Tournament, Flint, MI

Event #1 will be our debut event for the new Major Trouble! This event at Kettering University  (Map) has been good to us in the past. The full schedule for the event is available at the event website. As competitors, we will need to get there when the doors open at 8:30am so we can check in and get ready for the day. As always, the days are long and may run over the scheduled 5pm stop time. If you are inviting family to come, they don’t need to get there until the matches start at 9:50am. Finals are scheduled for 2:50pm and awards are scheduled at 4:30pm.


UPDATE 18-10-16:  Up for grabs are the following awards:

  • Excellence, Design and Tournament champions (2) – Invite to East Michigan Regionals and Create US Open.
  • Skills Champion – Invite to Create US Open
  • Judges Award
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Tournament Finalists (2)

Event #0 – EngiVEX VRC HS/MS Turning Point Tournament, Grand Blanc High School

Event #0 is the tournament hosted by our friends at the EngiNERDS, FIRST team 2337 here in Grand Blanc. The full schedule for the event is available at the event website. We are planning to attend as spectators to learn more about the competition this year. It is scheduled to run from 7:30am to 6pm, however you do not need to be there the full time. Qualification rounds are scheduled to run from 9am until 3pm, with lunch from 12-1. Finals rounds are scheduled from 3:15pm to 5pm, with awards at 5. For those of you new to Vex robotics, this is a great chance to see an actual competition and understand what its all about. For all of us, it’s a chance to observe what works and what doesn’t, and begin sizing up our competition. See you there!