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Centennial roBOOtics SPOOKtacular 2022

29-Oct-2022 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 3
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
29-Aug-2022 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
21-Oct-2022 11:31 EDT

100% of total capacity is reserved for California - Region 3.
2 remaining spots are reserved for California - Region 3.

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2022 roBOOtics SPOOKtactular held in the Centennial High School Cafeteria

We will have a full VEX Tournament featuring two competition fields, a skills field, and a practice field.

There are currently 32 slots for this tournament, and a maximum of 5 teams per organization are allowed. Make sure that you are marked as paid (or PO received) two weeks in advance or you may be replaceed with a team from the waitlist.

Teams need to arrive by 8:15am so that they can be inspected before the 8:45am deadline. Teams that have not checked in by 8:30am will be dropped from the roster so that the match list may be run.Teams that are running late must contact the event partner prior to this cut off if they do not wish to be dropped.

Teams are encouraged to dress up for a Team costume contest (with award). 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 29-Oct-2022

Centennial High School
8601 Hageman Road
Bakersfield, California 93312
United States

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7:00 am . . . Door Open for Volunteers
7:30 am . . . Referee's Meeting
7:30 am . . . Team Arrivals / Pits Open - - - Team Check-In and Registration - - - Practice Field Opens - - - Inspection Table Opens

8:30 am . . . Judge’s Meeting

Teams not present and inspected by 8:45 will be dropped from competition.

8:55 am . . . Team Meeting
9:15 am . . . Qualifying Matches Begin - - - Skills Challenge Field Opens - - - Judging Begins
12:15 pm . . Lunch Begins
1:00 pm . . Qualifying Matches Resume
1:30 pm . . . Qualifying Ends - - - Judging Ends - - - Skills Challenge Field Closes
1:45 pm . . . Alliance Selection
2:15 pm . . . Playoff Matches Begin
3:15 pm . . . Awards Ceremony
3:30 pm . . . Team Load-Out - - - Clean-Up


Volunteers are needed and appreciated. Individuals wishing to volunteer, please contact the event partner at: [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If weather causes travel delays or prevents teams from competing, a partial refund may be available.  Contact [email protected] before the beginning of the event. Please make sure your team contact information is up to date in your account in case we need to contact your team prior to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

There will be no refunds available for teams that choose to cancel due to fixed costs for the event partner.

Health and Safety Policies

Health and Safety policy will match the current local guidelines and will be updated/communicated within 1 week of the event.

Date: 29-Oct-2022
Centennial High School
8601 Hageman Road
Bakersfield, California 93312
United States

Travel Info

There are several safe and clean hotels located fairly close to the school.

1) TownePlace Suites Bakersfield West - 8300 Granite Falls Dr
2) Doubletree - 3100 Camino Del Rio Ct.
3) Comfort Suites - 3115 Camino Del Rio Ct.
4) Holiday Inn & Suites - 3927 Marriot Drive.

Don't forget to check out the Buck Owens Crystal Palace located just a short distance from these hotels! It is a piece of Bakersfield history!


There will be no live webcast, but teams can watch matches published within one week of the event on our YouTube Channel

Judging Format


  •  In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams can bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.