Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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North East “Spin Up” Regional Tournament

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
United Kingdom
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
1-Sep-2022 11:07 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
2-Dec-2022 11:07 EST
Registration Deadline
11-Jan-2023 11:08 EST

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General Info

North East Qualifier for VEX Robotics Competition

  • They will be a practice field available.
  • Power will be available through 2 charge stations, please ensure your laptop power will last the day and additional charging points are unavailable.
  • Please make sure that any cables, chargers and batteries are clearly labled with your school and team number.
  • The venue is Nissan Sports and Social Club, it's a brilliant venue with a massive manufacturing and engineering plant right next door.
  • Please feel free to tweet them with images of the day and thank them for hosting us: @NissanUK @ReeceSTEM
  • Password will be available to access free wifi.
  • Please bring packed lunch for children and adults.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 13-Jan-2023

Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex
Washington Road
Washington, SR5 3NS
United Kingdom

Contact Information

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Agenda for North East VRC: Friday 13th January 2023

9:00 Pits open & registration 

9:30 Inspection opens and check in.

9:45 Drivers Meeting 

10.00 Practice Matches

10:30 Start of Qualifying Matches

11:00 Robot Skills Field Open

14.00  Robot Skills Field Close

14.00 Alliance Selection

14:15 Finals Matches 

14:45 Awards

15:15 Finish

15:30 Pits Close 


Please get in contact if you wish to invite visitors, we may have limited visitor spaces.

There will be delegates from the Reece Foundation, Engineers from Hitachi, British Volt and Nissan, STEM Ambassadors and other representatives of North East Industry to Judge.

Shoud you want to bring a volunteer, to help with the day, please contact me directly.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We are not expecting inclement weather issues. Should issues with venue or routes into it occur then I will email out the night before.

Should you have transport issues, please contact my mobile.

Refund Policy

As this is a free event, refunds will no be needed. 

Health and Safety Policies

Covid-19 Risk Assessment will be issued, if needed.

Nissan Sports and Social Club and Event Risk Assessments will be able to download from DOWNLOAD and LINKS

Date: 13-Jan-2023
Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex
Washington Road
Washington, SR5 3NS
United Kingdom

Travel Info

Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex - Google Maps

Easy access from A1(M) both North and South Bound, ideally follow signed for A1231 Washington, nissan offices.

About 4 minutes from A19, Juction with A1290



Judging Format


  •  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 the judges.












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