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The 21-22 Season | VEXU | Australian National VEX Robotics Championship | Tipping Point

4-Mar-2022 - 6-Mar-2022
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100% of total capacity is reserved for Australia.
8 remaining spots are reserved for Australia.

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The 21-22 Season Australian VEXU Event will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre in March 2022. 

The REC Foundation are proud to bring this event alive with the support of our sponsors SMC, Ford, Adelaide Convention bureau, Australian Space Agency, SA Power Networks & Government of SA.

This will be a 2 day event (Saturday 5th March & Sunday 6th March) with Team check in & inspection taking place on Friday.

SMC have benn an integral part of getting our University teams of the ground this season! Massive thank you for all that they do.

Volunteer, Mentor, Teacher Awards:

This is your chance to say THANK YOU for all the hard work that teachers, volunteers and mentors put into making it possible for you to participate in your VEX program.
Please take the time to recognise teachers, volunteers and mentors for their efforts in this season.

The link for nominations will be open soon.

Design / Engineering Books :

Please hand the clearly labelled design books in during check in & inspection.

Live Stream:

The event will be livestreamed via the VEX Robotics Australia YouTube channel.

Links will become available closer to the date


We love to have you volunteer:

We would especially like to see Tech companies, who would like to volunteer one or more of their staff to come and help the teams with their design/engineering notebooks.

Volunteer Jobs: referee, scorer, field resetting, judging

Email: if you would like to help out

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will endeavour to send registered teams an email if event is cancelled due to unforseen weather or COVID guidelines.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Mar-2022 - 6-Mar-2022

Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000

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Friday 4th March 2022

  • 11:00 Check in opens to Teams
  • 16:00 Inspection closes

Saturday 5th March 2022

  • 08:00 Venue Opens
  • 09:00 Opening Ceremony
  • 09:45 Drivers Meeting
  • 10:15 Matches Begin
  • 12:35 Lunch
  • 13:20 Matches restart
  • 16:05 Matches conclude

Sunday 6th March 2022

  • 08:00 Venue Opens
  • 09:00 Matches Begin
  • 11:20-12:20 Alliance Selection & Strategy Break
  • 13.00 Finals Begin
  • 14.00 Awards
  • 14:25 Closing Ceremony
  • 14:45 Photo Opportunity with Teams
  • 15.00 Bump-out


We love volunteers. 
Any skill level | Food, fun and event shirt provided! 

If this sounds like something you are interested in please contact to learn more about the wide oppurtunities we have available.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We do not expect emergencies or bad weather to stop the National happening however the unexpected can happen. Check this Event page to see if anything is affecting the Nationals. Updates will be here with an event status clearly shown below.

Refund Policy

Please discuss any refund policy with Jessica McGaffin at 08 8326 5500

Date: 4-Mar-2022 - 6-Mar-2022
Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000

Travel Info

Please see all travel info in pre-event handbook



VEX U and VRC use the same field setup and scoring. 

VRC Tipping Point One-Page Description


VEX U uses the VRC game manual with VEX U specific rules to be found in the Appendices. 

VRC Tipping Point Game Manual


VEX U and VRC use the same field and field setup.

VRC Tipping Point Appendix A – Field Specificati


VEX U and VRC use the same field and field setup.

VRC Tipping Point Field Assembly Instructions


VEX U and VRC use the same field elements.

VRC Tipping Point Field CAD


VEX U and VRC use the same DIY field.

VRC Field Perimeter DIY


VEX U and VRC use the same field setup and scoring for skills. 

VRC Tipping Point Appendix - B Robot Skills



VEX U and VRC use the same LRT setup and scoring.

VRC Appendix E – Live Remote Competitions