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West Michigan Holiday VEXU Spin Up Tournament

3-Dec-2022 Add to Calendar
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Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
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Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2022 23:57 EDT
Registration Deadline
26-Nov-2022 23:58 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is the 8th Annual Very Merry Holiday VEX Tournament! Again, there are four concurrent events this year - two High School events, a Middle School event, and a VEXU event. This is the VEXU event - you can find the other events on

This has become one of the largest annual events in the United States, and the top teams in Michigan come out to play.  There will be eight competition fields in one gym (and of course they will all be named after the reindeer)!

Lunch Preorder

Coaches can preorder lunch for their team.  Lunch will be served in the school cafeteria.  Please submit orders before 8 pm Wednesday, November 30. 

The Holiday Tournament preorder lunch includes:   2 pcs of pizza (pepperoni or cheese), Salad, Snack (choice of fruit, cookies, chip) and Drink (choice of pop, juice, bottle of water).    Cost is $7.00 each. 

Please use the link to order your team's lunch:

Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Dec-2022

Grandville High School
4700 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

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Schedule/Agenda - subject to change

Schedule/Agenda - subject to change
6:30 am Doors Open/Robot Check-in
8:00 am Robot Inspection Begins *Please see note below for local teams
9:15 am Robot Inspection Ends
9:30 am Driver's Meeting (Competition Fields)
10:00 am Qualification Rounds Begin
12:00pm Lunch/Skills 
1:30 pm Qualification Rounds Resumes
3:30 pm Elimination Rounds Begin
5:00 pm Awards

*If you would like to have your robot inspected on Friday night to avoid lines, Inspection will be open from 7:00p to 9:00p.  Your robot must be left at your pit table overnight (the facility will be secured).


Individuals interested in volunteering may contact Doug Hepfer ([email protected])

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on where we will post updates about the event status if there is a delay or cancellation. Please feel free to contact me by phone if you are going to be late to the event (616-540-3239)

Refund and Payment Policies

Event payments are expected when you register for the event. Please contact us if you need some specific accommodation in this area (Doug Hepfer, 616-540-3239)

We will refund event fees for any team that is unable to attend the event, for whatever reason

Health and Safety Policies

We will conply with all local, state, and federal requirements in place as of the event date related to managing the spread of COVID-19.

Judging Format


  • No Judging