Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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New Year MS Only Tipping Point Tournament

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is an annual VEX New Years MS Only Tournament held in conjunction with the VEX IQ New Years Tournament.  

Lunch Pre-order:  Lunch includes: 2 pcs of pizza (pepperoni or cheese), Salad, Snack (choice of fruit, cookies, chip) and Drink (choice of pop, juice, Powerade). Cost is $6 each.  Pay at check-in with cash or check made out to GATB.  Please submit orders before 8pm Sunday, January 2.

Use this link to order your lunches:

Grade Level: Middle School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 01/08/2022

Grandville Middle School
3535 Wilson Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

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Schedule/Agenda - subject to change

7:30 Doors Open, Robot Inspection, Skills Field Open

8:15 Drivers'  Meeting

9:00 Teamwork Rounds, Skills and Judging

12:00 Lunch

12:00 Teamwork Rounds, Skills and Judging

3:15 Alliance Selection and Play-off

4:00 Awards


Individuals interested in volunteering may contact Katie Clark (

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 call or text us by phone, if you are going to be late.

Refund Policy

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)

All requests for refunds must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Refunds if approved will be processed within 1 month following the event.

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.


Webcast for the event is TBD.


















Design Award:   216A - The Jupiters from Grandville Middle School

Humdinger (aka Excellence Award):  216B - hî î4m îrratîonal from Grandville Middle School