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Speedway: Tipping Point (VRC Blended) - Signature Event

12-Nov-2021 - 13-Nov-2021 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
13-Sep-2021 13:38 EDT
Registration Deadline
4-Nov-2021 13:39 EDT

A maximum of 75% of team registrations can be from any one event region

Region Maximum % # Spots Allowed # Spots Remaining
Indiana 50% 30 5
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

Welcome to the 2nd Speedway Signature Event - Speedway: Tipping Point!

This year's event will be hosted at the Dallara IndyCar Factory, just outside the gates of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The Pit Stop Challenge and Indy500 Racing simulators will return, and we will also have 2-seater Indy Car rides. 

This event will offer 4 VEX Worlds qualifications:

Tournament Champions (2)

High School Excellence Award

Middle School Excellence Award



Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2021 - 13-Nov-2021

Dallara IndyCar Factory
1201 Main Street
Speedway, Indiana 46224
United States

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FRIDAY November 12

 8:00AM Doors Open, Check-In, Inspection, and Practice Fields Open
 9:30AM Driver Meeting
10:00AM Opening Ceremony​
10:15AM – 12:15 PM Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch  
1:15 PM – 4:00PM Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Speedway Challenge - Pit Stop Challenge and Hot Lap Time Challenge

 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Skills Fields Open
7:00 PM 
Facility Closes  


SATURDAY November 13

 8:00AM Doors Open and Practice Fields Open
 9:00AM – 12:15 PM Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
12:15 PM - 1:15PM   
Lunch Break  
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM  Qualification Matches and Skills Fields Open
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Alliance Selection
 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Eliminations and Finals
 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Awards Ceremony & Photos at Winners Circle6:
 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Cleanup and Departure


The heroes of all VRC events are the volunteers, and this event will be no exception.  We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:



Field Reset



Skills Referees



If you're interested in volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Suzanne Phelps, at [email protected]


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of any emergency or bad weather, we will post updates on  

If your arrival will be delayed, please call or text 317-590-7839 with your team number(s), and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refund requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.


Health and Safety Policies

All attendees will be required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, any changes that will be required to the event.

More information on State of Indiana, Marion County, and Town of Speedway COVID policies can be found at:

Date: 12-Nov-2021 - 13-Nov-2021
Dallara IndyCar Factory
1201 Main Street
Speedway, Indiana 46224
United States

Travel Info

Information on hotel rooms coming soon.