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Eligibility

  • Each team must be comprised of five members. A sixth member can be appointed as an observer per team. The observer can communicate with the team throughout the competition except for any judged sessions. Qualifications of the observer are not part of team selection criteria.
  • All team members must be current UC Berkeley Undergraduates.
  • Each team must appoint a Team Lead who will serve as the point of contact and voice for the team.
  • For teams selected to compete in the Competition must also commit to:
    • Sign the NDA and the Code of Conduct, and abide by all VCIC rules.
    • Attend the pre-competition workshops and to compete through the Regional competition in February if selected, and to the Global Finals.
    • Ensure all team members named on the application are present on the day of the competition No alternatives and no absences are allowed.

How to Apply
The application for 2021 VCIC is now open!

  • Applications are now live at tinyurl.com/submissionVCIC and are due Friday December 11th, 12PM (noon) PT.
  • The designated Team Lead from your team should submit the submission form (1 application per team).
  • If you do not have a team, you can reach out to potential teammates here: tinyurl.com/2021teams.


  • Contact: anikarawat@berkeley.edu

    Important Dates

    Here are the tentative 2020-2021 Graduate VCIC Important Dates:

    • Join the VCIC Interest Form for Updates
    • December 11th - UG VCIC Application Deadline
    • December 12th - Optional interviews will be conducted by invite only
    • December 22nd - Decisions will be released
    • Friday, January 22nd - Training Workshop 1 (required)
    • Friday, January 29th - Training Workshop 2 (required)
    • Saturday, February 6th - UC Berkeley UG VCIC Competition (required)
    • Saturday, February 13th - Regional VCIC Competition

    Contact: undergradvcic@gmail.com

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