Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Inspiring students, one robot at a time.

Purdue SIGBots VEXU Midwestern Showdown; West Lafayette, IN

25-Feb-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
14-Sep-2022 01:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
8-Feb-2023 13:26 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Purdue SIGBots is excited to host the Purdue SIGBots Midwestern Showdown! We will be hosting the competition at the historic Purdue Armory building. This is a large venue expansion from past years of SIGBots' events and will allow for all teams to get extra breathing room and allow for a higher level of competition. 

Purdue's Team, ACM SIGBots, will be in attendance and welcomes any VEXU team who wants to compete. They will also be ready to answer any technical questions teams may have with VEX hardware and/or PROS.

Whether you are a new team or a veteran team, we welcome you to join us!

Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 25-Feb-2023

Purdue Armory Building
812 3rd Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
United States

Contact Information

You must login to contact this Event Partner


On Friday, setup will begin around 5:30, if you would like to run skills that evening, you must help with setup.

-------------- Saturday, February 25, 2023 ------------------------------------
08:00 am - Team Load In, Pit Area, Registration & Inspection Opens
08:30 am - Practice Field and Skills Opens 
09:00 am - Drivers Meeting
09:30 am - 12:30pm Qualification Matches
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
01:30 pm - 5:00 pm Qualification Matches
05:15 pm - 7:00 pm Elimination Matches and Awards
07:00 pm - Tear down/Venue closes


We are always looking for volunteers! Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Please feel free to contact us by phone if you are going to be late to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

Event payments are expected to be paid when you register for the event and must be completed 3 weeks prior to the event date. Teams that have not paid within 1 week of registering will be moved to the waitlist to allow teams on the wait list to register. Please contact us if there are considerations to be made.

All requests for refunds must be made 3 weeks prior to the event. Refunds, if approved, will be processed within 1 month following the event.

Health and Safety Policies

Please refer to Protect Purdue Policies:

Date: 25-Feb-2023
Purdue Armory Building
812 3rd Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
United States

Travel Info

Purdue Armory Building

812 3rd Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907


201 N University St, West Lafayette, IN 47906

(Free after 5pm on Friday)


Stream Broke :(


Judging Format

Judging Format

This event will feature a hybrid judging model, with Digital Notebook Submissions and Standard, In-Person pit interviews of teams.

Notebook Submission

Use this Google Form to submit the team's notebook:

Submission Deadline is February 20th at 11:59PM EST

Team Interviews

Each team will have an in-person interview in their pit, which will not be scheduled. Some teams may be called to secondary interviews with judges.