April  6th-8th, 2017

at the Mid-America Center

1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA

** WEBCAST ** WEBCAST ** WEBCAST ** - Coming Soon


Volunteer! - VRC / Open

                     CREATE Jr.

              VEX IQ

Welcome to the U. S. Open Robotics Championship tournament home page.  This year CREATE's signature event will be held in the Omaha Metro area at the The Mid-America Center.  This state-of-the-art facility will be the perfect home for the Open.  Teams from across the World will be invited to participate in a unique event that spans all ages with four different games played in five separate tournaments. 

At the U.S. Open Robotics Championship teams will participate in:

  • CREATE Junior's game Moto Math for 4th-6th graders.
  • VEX IQ's game Crossover for 4th-8th graders.
  • VRC Middle School Starstruck 6th-9th graders.
  • VRC High School Starstruck for 9th-12th graders (Younger teams are welcome to play up).
  • and for all ages the CREATE Open.

This year's registration fee is $150 for the single day tournaments of CREATE Jr. and VEX IQ, $495 for the 3 day tournaments of VRC and CREATE Open.  To confirm your reservation qualifying teams can contact us at or call (402) 614-2210.

Event Documents:

  • CREATE High School Schedule - Coming Soon
  • CREATE Middle School Schedule - Coming Soon
  • CREATE Open Schedule - Coming Soon
  • Awards
  •   VRC and CREATE Open Awards - Coming Soon
  • Award Nomination Forms
  •   Teacher of Year - Coming Soon
  •   Mentor of the Year - Coming Soon
  • Site Tournament Policies and Guidelines
  • Hotels
  •     List of Host Hotels - Coming Soon
  •     Country Inn - Coming Soon
  •         All hotels will allow you to ship your robot to them to be held until you arrive.

                  Each offer a different price point/value.  You may book your room directly with them

                  via the links provided above.

  • Waiver Form
  • Team Celebration Challenges
  •   CREATE Jr. Challenge - Coming Soon
  •   Mega Alliance Challenge - Coming Soon
  • Maps
  •    Omaha - Entire City


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