Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Spin Up Challenge at AORE

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - North/Central
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
10-Aug-2022 15:27 EDT
Registration Deadline
29-Oct-2022 15:28 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Register today for your chance to compete at a live event.

The Academy of Robotics and Engineering at Loften High School is excited to host the VEX VRC 2022-23 Challenge: Spin Up! 

Registration will be prior to 9am. (Doors open at 7:30am) Teams that have not checked in 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the qualifying matches will be dropped from the roster so that the match list may be run. Teams running late must contact the event partner prior to this cut off if they do not wish to be dropped.

Engineering Notebooks: Please submit physical, paper notebooks. 

Participation Legal Release: A completed legal release form for all participants must be turned in during check-in or uploaded to prior to arrival.  Get it here: Form with instructions how-to-upload.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Nov-2022

3000 E University Ave
3000 East University Avenue
Gainesville, Florida 32641
United States

Contact Information

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  • 7:30 – Doors Open, Check-in and Inspections begin
  • 8:45 – Check-in Closes
  • 9:00 – Inspection Table Closes, Driver’s Meeting
  • 8:45 - 10:15 Skills Fields Open (One field will remain open during qualification matches)
  • 10:30 – Qualifying Matches Begin
  • 12:15 - Lunch Break
  • 1:00 – Qualifying Matches Resume
  • 3:00 – Qualifying Matches End
  • 3:30 – Alliance Selection
  • 4:00 – Elimination Rounds
  • 5:00 – Closing Ceremonies/Awards


Please contact the event partner for details about volunteering. We must follow current district volunteering guidelines.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of severe weather (a hurricane, for instance) this event will be CANCELLED and your registrations refunded (less a $5 processing fee).

Weather notices or information about a possible cancellation will be posted here on!  Please inform your team and parents to check here for official updates from PAM @ Loften High School.

Make sure your team contact information is up-to-date in in the event we need to contact your team.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued in the case of an event cancellation or COVID-19 related issue or quarantine (less a $5 processing fee). Please only register robots/teams that intend to attend.

Due to the limited space for events, we will not issue a refund for a 'no show.'

Date: 5-Nov-2022
3000 E University Ave
3000 East University Avenue
Gainesville, Florida 32641
United States

Travel Info

Please use the entrance to the school that is off University Avenue. Google Maps will take you to a closed road in the back.

When you enter the school grounds take the first left and head to the 2 story building in the back. There is parking there.

Judging Format

We will have 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.