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Freeport VEX Robotics Competition: Spin Up (MS/HS)

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
New York-South
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
14-Sep-2022 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
28-Jan-2023 21:18 EST
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  • This event currently has no spaces available.
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General Info

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Welcome to the 8th Freeport VEX Robotics Competition.  This year's game VEX: Spin Up will be played by high school and middle school teams of students as they design, build and program a robot to defeat each other.


Breakfast and Lunch are offered for purchase by the PTA.  Please support our parent-teacher association.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Feb-2023

Freeport High School
50 South Brookside Avenue
Freeport, New York 11520
United States

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7:30 AM - Doors Open
8:00 AM - Volunteer Training
8:15 AM - Inspection Table Open / Skills Field opens
9:00 AM - Inspection Table Closes 
9:05 AM - Match Schedule Created
9:15 AM - 12 Qualification Matches / Judging Interviews in Pits
12:00 - 1 Lunch Break
1-2:30 PM Qualification Matches / Skills Field closes
2:30- 2:50 PM Alliance Selection
3-4:15 PM Tournament
4:30 - 5 PM Award Ceremony


Volunteers are always welcome.  We offer a complimentary breakfast, lunch, event t-shirt and certificate of community service hours.  Experts in engineering and robotics are always welcome but anyone can help.  We have roles for volunteers of all ability levels.


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of severe inclement weather or other emergency the event partner will coordinate with the school district and building administrators to decide as early as possible about any potential delay or cancelation of the event.

Any delay or cancellation will be posted on the website and the event host will contact by text/email all attending teams as eary as possible.

The tentative reschedule date in the event of an emergency cancelation due to wheather is Sunday February 5, 2023

Refund Policy

Refund requests for any reason other then event cancellation must be received by January 1, 2023 in writing or email.

In the event of severe inclement weather or other emergency cancelation.  The event partner will attempt to reschedule.  If the new event date does not work for you then full refunds of the portion of the registration fee received by the event partner will be refunded.

All refunds will be issued by check.

Health and Safety Policies

Covid Policies:  Any updates to health related policies will be posted here.

Masks: optional

Social Distancing: optional

Hand Sanitizer: available

Pit Layout:  Teams from different schools were separated last year.  This year teams will return to a normal pit layout.

Date: 4-Feb-2023
Freeport High School
50 South Brookside Avenue
Freeport, New York 11520
United States

Travel Info

Freeport High School is located at

50 South Brookside Ave, Freeport, New York 11520

The building is located between Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road.

Bus Dropoff: Busses should use the front entrance to drop off students and equipment.  Busses may park in the back of the school during the event.

Car Parking: Enter the parking lot and park near the Custodial Entrance.  If you are near the football field then you went too far.

Train: The LIRR Baldwin train station is a couple blocks away along Sunrise Highway.

Judging Format

The Freeport VEX Robotics Competition: Spin Up offers the following method of judging.

  •  In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.