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2024 VEX U Tussle For The Southwest

10-Feb-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX U Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
26-Sep-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
2-Feb-2024 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
2-Feb-2024 23:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

18x18az, in partnership with ASU, are proud to present the 2024 VEX U Tussle For The Southwest! Please read below and on the accompanying tabs for information about the event.


The event will take place at the ASU Polytechnic Campus in the Sun Devil Fitness Complex. Parking will be free for the event on Saturday for both competitors and spectators. Please see the "Travel Info" tab for a venue map.

Food Options:

There are a variety of food options within a 5 minute drive away from campus. Alternatively, you can eat on campus in the Citrus Dining Hall or the Student Union.

Competition Fields Information:

The competition fields and robot skills challenge fields will use the metal competition field perimeter with the GPS Field Code V2 strips installed. The practice fields will also use the metal competition field perimeter with at least one field using the GPS Field Code V2 strips.


Grade Level: College

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

ASU Polytechnic Sun Devil Fitness Complex
5950 South Tweet Street
Mesa, Arizona 85212
United States

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Friday, February 9th:

• 12:30pm: Pre-event set up
• 6:00pm: Inspection opens*
• 8:30pm: Venue closes, Inspection pauses

Saturday, February 10th:

• 7:15am: Doors open
• 7:30am: Volunteer meeting at the competition fields
• 7:45am: Inspection resumes and Robot Skills begins
• 9:00am: Inspection deadline, Robot Skills pauses
• 9:15am: Team Meeting
• 10:00am: Qualification matches begin, Robot Skills resume
• 12:00pm: Lunch, Qualification matches and Robot Skills pause
• 12:30pm: Robot Skills resume
• 1:00pm: Qualification matches resume
• 2:15pm: Qualification matches and Robot Skills end
• 2:30pm: Elimination Tournament and Awards Ceremony

*Subject to change pending if event is fully set-up. If you can help with event set up to ensure this time, please sign up on the volunteer form.


We need many volunteers to make this event possible! There are a variety of positions to fill. To sign up, please fill out the volunteer form and share!

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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

As we are in Arizona, it is extremely unlikely the event will be cancelled due to weather. If an emergency occurs, we will notify everyone registered the tournament is cancelled.

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds will be given.

Date: 10-Feb-2024
ASU Polytechnic Sun Devil Fitness Complex
5950 South Tweet Street
Mesa, Arizona 85212
United States

Travel Info

Event Map:

Parking Information:

Please park at Lot 10, next to the Student Union. If that lot is full, please park in Lot 16, across from the SIM building. Details can be seen on the map above. Parking is free on Saturday. However, parking is $2 an hour before 5pm on Friday.


Recommended, on campus hotel, can walk to venue:

Four Points by Sheraton at Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport

Hotels less than a 5 minute drive away:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gilbert – Mesa Gateway Airport

Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport

Legacy Inn & Suites



This event will unfortunately not be broadcasted.

Judging Format

All 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 upon check-in.