Gateway Robotics Challenge (GRC)

This off-season FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) event is co-hosted by FRC teams:

1706 Ratchet Rockers, 4329 Lutheran Roboteers, and 4256 Cyborg Cats

The Gateway Robotics Challenge (GRC) is an off-season FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) event where teams are invited to compete using their previous season's robots. The event will be played using the 2022 Rapid React game rules on an official FRC playing field from AndyMark Inc.

Event Schedule

Friday, Sept 23rd 2022:

  • Field Setup Starting @ 1:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM - Teams are allowed to unload robots and pit materials into Hyland Arena at Lindenwood University.
  • 7:00 PM – FMS field connection & testing begin if field is ready.
  • 8:00 PM – Pits & venue closes to teams for the night, all non-volunteer personnel must exit the facility.

Saturday, Sept 24th 2022:

  • 7:00 AM Volunteers Arrive
  • 7:30 AM Doors Open
  • 8:00 AM Field Connection Begins - No Practice Matches
  • 8:30 AM Drivers Meeting on Field w/ Head Referee
  • 8:45 AM Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00 AM Qualification Matches Begin
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Lunch Break
  • 2:30 PM Alliance Selection
  • 3:00 PM Elimination Tournament
  • 5:30 PM Closing Ceremonies

Event Location

Thank you to Lindenwood University for providing their Hyland Arena as a great venue for this event!

Lindenwood University - Hyland Arena
209 S. Kingshighway Rd.
Charles, MO 63301

Lindenwood University Campus Map

Event Rules

The Gateway Robotics Challenge will use the 2022 Rapid React Game and Tournament rules.

Alliance Selection

  • Inter-drafting between Top 8 seeded teams WILL be allowed

Registration

Registration current costs $425 per team. 

2022 GRC Team Registration

2022 GRC Team Registration QR Code

Participating Team List

Updated: Sept 3rd, 2022

  • 1178 - DeSmet united Robotics Team (DuRT)
  • 1288 - Raven Robotics
  • 1706 - Ratchet Rockers
  • 202300022 - Warsaw High School -- Cats that Code
  • 2978 - Cavaliers
  • 3397 - Robolions
  • 3792 - Army Ants
  • 4143 - Mars/Wars
  • 4187 - RoboRams
  • 4213 - MetalCow robotics
  • 4256 - Cyborg Cats
  • 4329 - Lutheran Roboteers
  • 4500 -Robohounds
  • 5176 - RoboBills
  • 5454 - Obsidian
  • 5454B - Obsidian
  • 6317 - Disruptive Innovation
  • 6391 - Ursuline Bearbotics
  • 6424 - Stealth Panther Robotics
  • 7117 - Robotics Dragons
  • 7472 - R2Jesu
  • 7496 - Mascoutah Robo Indians
  • 7662 - 3RingCircuits
  • 8069 - Super Hornets
  • 8077 - DREAM

Volunteer

Off-Season events are primarily run by teams in the area and will need additional volunteers

2022 GRC Volunteer Sign Up Form