Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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16-Oct-2022 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - North/Central
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
15-Aug-2022 16:39 EDT
Registration Deadline
7-Oct-2022 16:40 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

VRC ROBOTICON Rumble! is part of the larger annual youth robotics showcase held in Tampa, FL each fall.  ROBOTICON - now in its 10th season! -  is a Manufacturing Month event, and will feature a variety of activities, workshops, tours, and Innovation Fair with industry and academic exhibits, and other learning opportunities for participating students.  Registered teams will receive updates leading up to the event day to help them have the most enjoyable opportunity possible, and the full event schedule will be listed on the ROBOTICON website.

Spectators are welcome and the event is free and open to the public.  Competitive youth robotics teams can register through September 30.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 16-Oct-2022

AMRoC FabLab
2154 University Square Mall
Tampa, Florida 33612
United States

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9 am - Doors open to teams for pit setup 

9am -10 am – Inspections

9:30 - 11:30 Skills

11:15 am– Drivers Meetings

11 am – Doors open to public

11:30 am to 12:30 pm – Qualification Matches

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm  – Lunch Break

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm – Qualification Matches

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Alliance Selection

3:45 pm  to 4:45 pm – Elimination Matches

4:45 pm Awards

The event wraps up by 5pm.  


Sign up to Volunteer at !  ROBOTICON is volunteer-powered, and we appreciate all the amazing time, expertise, kindness, and support all our volunteers bring to the event.  ROBOTICON 2022 will be running throughout the month of October, with different STEAM competitions, tournaments, and scrimmages running at different times throughout University Mall and inside the Fab Lab itself.  Volunteers receive a continental breakfast and/or lunch, depending on shifts worked, as well an event shirt and other perks.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event is held indoors and unless there's severe inclement weather - like a hurricane - will continue as planned.  In the event of a severe weather event, the tournament will be canceled and fees refunded

Refund and Payment Policies

Event fees are nonrefundable after September 30

Health and Safety Policies

Masks are encouraged but not required at ROBOTICON.  Teams are asked to use common sense health etiquette around each other and older guests or those who may have obviously impaired immune systems, and to maintain safe hygiene practices throughout their visit to AMRoC Fab Lab and at ROBOTICON.  Anyone who is not feeling well is advised not to participate in the event.  AMRoC’s full health and safety policy can be read here.

Date: 16-Oct-2022
AMRoC FabLab
2154 University Square Mall
Tampa, Florida 33612
United States

Travel Info

AMRoC Fab Lab is located at 2154 University Square Mall, Tampa FL 33612 - at the west end of the Mall.  Use for travel directions.  Parking is free and abundant around the mall, both in the parking garage and outside of it.  Bus parking is also available.  Lodging specials are listed here:


Watch VRC ROBOTICON Rumble! on 

Judging Format

Engineering notebooks will be submitted electronically for evaluation on by 11:59pm on October 11th. 

Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the Event.

Teams can bring a physical copy of their notebook to show the judges during the interview but it has to be uploaded before.