The VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) Virtual Skills Field has the same dimensions and setup as the Field for an in-person Skills Match. This information can be useful when creating projects in VRC Virtual Skills.


Field Dimensions


Each tile on the Field is 600mm by 600mm (~24 inches by 24 inches).


The Field is six full tiles long.

In total, the Field is 3.65m (~12 feet) long.


The Field is six full tiles wide.

In total, the Field is 3.65m (~12 feet) wide.

Measurement Notes:

  • Each full tile measurement begins and ends at the edge of the tile.
  • The total Field measurements begin and end at the inner edge of the Field perimeter.

Field Coordinates

In VRC Virtual Skills, the Hero Bot for this year, is equipped with a GPS Sensor that reports its location and angle. The GPS Sensor reports the (X, Y) coordinates of the center of rotation of the Hero Bot on the Field, in millimeters or inches. This can be used to code the Hero Bot to drive to specific locations, and navigate the VRC Virtual Skills Field using sensor feedback instead of set distances.


The Field in VRC Virtual Skills ranges from approximately -1800mm to 1800mm for the X and Y positions.

The center location, or the origin (0,0), is located in the center of the Field.


Game objects on the VRC Virtual Skills Field are the same size, and in the same location as the field for an in-person Skills Match.

See this article for more information about the location of the game elements on the VRC Virtual Skills Field.

See the VRC Game Manual for more information about specific game elements.

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