Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Venture Miami presents the Martin Luther King VEX Robotics Competition

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - South
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
5-Dec-2022 08:00 EST
Registration Deadline
7-Jan-2023 11:54 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The City of Miami and Florida Memorial University are delighted to host Martin Luther King VRC Robotics Spin Up Challenge” the 2022-23 VEX Spin Up Tournament. The event will be in person and open to 20 teams.  This event will be limited to two teams per organization. Once the event is full, a waiting list will be created for teams who were unable to register.

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form . (also available in Spanish)  Once per season covers all events.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Event Partner, Dr. LaShinda S. Moore,

On-site parking is free.

All teams need to be checked in by the end of the inspection. 

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: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Jan-2023

Florida Memorial University
15800 Northwest 42nd Avenue
Miami Gardens, Florida 33054
United States

Contact Information

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If you are running late, please call Ms. Gerald at 305-877-1998


Time Activity Location
7:15am Volunteer Sign-In and Breakfast Lecture Room 121 
8:00-9:00am Team Check-In and Robot Inspection Lobby of the Gym
8:30-9:45am Skills 3 Fields Gym
9:45am Driver's Meeting Gym
10:00am- 12:00pm Qualification Matches, Judging, Skills (1 field) Gym
12:00-12:45pm  Lunch (The concession stand in the gym will be opened throughout the day for your convenience) Lobby of the Gym
12:45- 2:30pm Qualification Matches, Judging, Skills (1 field) Gym
2:45pm-3:00pm Alliance Selection Gym
3:00-4:00pm Elimination Matches Gym
4:30pm Awards Gym


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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event will only be canceled if the school district is closed. 

Refund Policy

No refunds. 

Judging Format

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. The submission deadline for the Engineering Notebooks will be January 7, 2023, at 11:59pm.