NTX Tournament of Robots

A FIRST Robotics Competition Off-Season Event on October 13th


A FIRST Robotics All-Female Competition Off-Season Event on October 12th

Two great events at one venue on one weekend! 

October  11-13, 2019

Utley Middle School 

1201 TL Townsend Drive, Rockwall, Texas  75087


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Registered Teams



Friday, October 11th

5:30 pm-11:00 pm Field Set Up

Dinner Provided for Registered Volunteers


Saturday, October 12th

6:30 am     Load in

8:30 am     Opening ceremonies; Field Connections

9:30 am     Matches Begin

10:30 am   Morning Presentation Options - Field Closed

11:15 am      Matches resume             

12:30 am    Alliance Selection; lunch

1:30 pm      Final Matches Begin

3:30 pm     Awards

4:30-6:00 pm   NTX Practice Matches

6:00 pm   Pits Close


Sunday, October 13th

6:30 am     Pits Open

8:30 am     Opening Ceremonies; Matches Begin

~12:30 pm  Lunch break (45 minutes)

~3:00 pm   Alliance Selection

3:30-6:30 pm  Playoff Matches

6:30-10:00 pm Clean-up

Dinner provided for registered volunteers




Rule Changes

We believe that the TRI rule changes were just right and have adopted those changes. 

Thank you, TRI for allowing us to use your verbiage.

STEM Gals Participation

Female driver, operator, and human player.  We encourage all people on your drive team to be new to the role that they will be performing during this special tournament, so please don't use members of your competition drive team in their normal roles (outside of the drive coach).  If your team doesn't have enough female members, please feel free to use family members, members from other teams, etc. The goal of this tournament is to get more female members of our community in roles that they may not have experienced before, including driving and drive coaching.

NTX Alliance Selection

The top 8 teams are not allowed to select each other.  The selection sequence will be 1-8; 8-1​.  Since alliance selection will be outside the top 8, teams will not be allowed to decline unless they cannot stay for playoffs.





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Community Outreach

Students from the Rockwall High School Robotics Team, Full Metal Jackets, organize cell phone donation barrels for Secure The Call, which provides free 911 cell phones for those in need, including senior citizen centers, women/domestic violence centers and police.


Team 5431 is collecting Halloween costumes for children who are staying at the Samaritan Inn.  The Samaritan Inn serves homeless families and individuals.  In 2018, the Inn served 577 residents; 173 of them were children.


Additional Information

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Food Pre-Order
Venue Maps
Parking and Load-in
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