VEX V5 Robotics

VEX Version 5 is a platform that allows students to build with endless design possibilities to complete the task of the yearly competition.

Here’s a link to this year’s game: Over Under


Tournaments are held from November through February across Vancouver Island, and potentially the World Championship in April.  Travel for tournaments that are down Island leave the Saturday morning from the Tim Hortons/Home Depot Parking lot at Crowne Isle between 5:30am and 6:30am.  Lunch is always provided for students at tournaments.  Dinner is usually a stop just south at Ladysmith at Coronation Mall where there are several options.  Arrive back to Courtenay at Tim Hortons/Home Depot Crowne Isle is usually somewhere between 9:00pm and 10:00pm.

2023-2024 Tournament Dates

Saturday, November 18th  – Shawnigan Lake School

Saturday, December 9th – Highland Secondary

Saturday, January 20th – Claremont Secondary

Saturday, February 3rd – Saltspring Island

Saturday, March 2nd – Brentwood College (Regional Championship)

Typical Tournament Format/Schedule

8:30am - 9:40amSkills Challenge
9:40 - 10:00amOpening Cermony
10:00am - 12:00pmQualifying Matches
12:00am - 1:30pmLunch
1:30pm - 3:30pmQualifying Matches
3:30pm - 4:00pmAliance Selection
4:00pm -5:00pmPlayoffs
5:00pm - 5:30pmAwards Ceremony

2023-2024 Robotics71 Sponsors
(Vex & FIRST)