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VRC, Panther Spin Up Tournament, HS Only, In-Person, with Standard Judging

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 2
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
14-Nov-2022 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
9-Jan-2023 20:00 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

Florin High School is excited to host Panther Spin Up Tournament. The event will be in person and open to 36 teams.  This event will be limited to four teams per organization. Once the event is full, a waiting list will be created for teams who were unable to register.


Safety is a primary concern in VEX robotics and this event will meet or exceed all COVID safety protocols.  Requirements for attending this event are:

  • A team is defined as a maximum of 4 students, 1 mentor and 1 adult supervisor.  Capacity is 36 teams.  This is to meet occupancy limitations and ensure the ability for social distancing.
  • All parents will need to be up in the stands during the tournament

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Event Partner, Michael Rosales, at

On-site parking is free.

LATE Arrivals: Teams must be checked in 45 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event. 

Team Payment: Teams must be paid two weeks prior to the event. Teams not paid at this time may be dropped at the event partner's discretion to allow teams in from the wait list.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Jan-2023

Florin High School
7956 Cottonwood Lane
Sacramento, California 95828
United States

Contact Information

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7:30 am Registration / Pits open / Practice fields open
7:45 am  Inspection begins
8:10 am  Drivers meeting
8:30 am  Qualification matches begin
12:00 pm Break for lunch
12:45 pm Qualification matches continue
3:00 pm   Qualification matches finish
3:10 pm   Alliance selections
3:30 pm   Elimination matches begin and Skills events Close after Quarter Finals
5:00 pm   Awards ceremony
5:30 pm   Competition event closes


Volunteers are appreciated.  If you have a group that wishes to volunteer, please contact Michael Rosales at

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the case of bad weather conditions, COVID restriction changes or possible cancellations, please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed.  Please make sure your team contact information is up to date in in the event we need to contact your team. 

Refund Policy

Event payments are expected when you register for this event and must be completed a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event date.  Unpaid teams will be removed from the event, allowing space for teams on the wait list.  Due to the financial commitment on the part of the event venue, no refunds will be possible. Thank you for your understanding. It is essential that all teams check in before 8:00 am.  Please contact Michael Rosales ( regarding any questions or concerns.  

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Digital Notebooks only.  

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.