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Purdue SIGBots VEXU Midwestern Showdown; West Lafayette, IN

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Registration Deadline
1-Feb-2023 13:26 EST

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General Info

Purdue SIGBots is excited to host the Purdue SIGBots Midwestern Showdown! We will be hosting the competition at the Lawson Computer Science building. This will be a return for SIGBots to our past of hosting this competition as one of the largest in the world. The Lawson Computer Science building is at a central point on campus with easy access to parking and other campus highlights.

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 veteran team, we welcome you to join us!

Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 25-Feb-2023

Lawson Computer Science Building
305 North University Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
United States

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-------------- Friday, February 24, 2023 --------------------------------------
05:30 pm - Begin event setup
06:00 pm - Team Load In, Pit Area, Registration & Inspection Opens
06:30 pm - Practice Field and Skills Opens
10:00 pm - Venue Closes

-------------- 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 - First Match
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
01:30 pm - 6:00 pm Matches
07:00 pm - Tear down/Venue closes


We are always looking for volunteers! Please reach out to us at 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 Policy

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

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Date: 25-Feb-2023
Lawson Computer Science Building
305 North University Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
United States

Travel Info

Purdue Lawson Computer Science Building

305 N University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907


201 N University St, West Lafayette, IN 47906

(Free after 5pm on Friday)


We will be live streaming the event at:

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

A google form will be posted in this location well in advance of the competition with notebooks being due prior to the day of the event.

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.











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