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Maryland VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) Middle School State Championship - Spin Up

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2022 10:08 EDT
Registration Deadline
13-Feb-2023 10:09 EST

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General Info

The VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) State Championship is a one day event. Teams must qualify for the tournament by participating in a regional event by February 4, 2023.  Teams qualify by winning awards at a local tournament or by invitation based on the highest skills scores posted in Maryland during the season. 
Hereford Middle School is the site of the event.  It is a Baltimore County Public Schools building.  
Parking is in the front and behind the building.  If weather allows we can also open up more parking.

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Feb-2023

Hereford Middle School
712 Corbett Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111
United States

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7:30am      doors open
7:30          check in / inspection opens
8am          skills open on 3 fields
8:30          all teams inspected and checked in, 
8:45          skills closed
9:00          opening ceremony/driver meeting
9:15          Qualifying Matches begin and skills field opens
11:30        lunch    3 fields open for SKILLS during Lunch
12:30        matches resume
12:50        skills field closes
1:00          Qualifying ends,   each team 7 matches

1:00        alliance selection, 12 alliances
1:20          playoff begins
Finals  -     best of 3
2:30 pm    awards


Thank you for your interest in volunteering and/or helping us recruit volunteers.  Please contact both Chris Putnam and Mike Doddo at and  if you would like to volunteer or can assist us with recruiting volunteers.

We will be in need of many Judges, Computer Operators and General Assistants.  We will have training available on-site for these positions.  We do have a lunch for volunteers.

Please also go to our volunteer signup to see

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather we will attempt to modify the event to fit within this weekend.  In the event of a complete cancellation details will be emailed to teams on how to proceed.

We must go by Baltimore County Public School weather policy. If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will partially refund teams.

There is a possibility of a snow date.  The snow date is March 12th. 

Look for emails from the event partner and also check our State Championship website at
  Twitter at

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued up to February 12, 2022. Any teams cancelling beyond this date or not showing for the event will not receive a refund. If the event is cancelled we will issue refunds to teams who cannot attend the alternate date.

There is a possible date and location to reschedule the competition. 

If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will refund teams minus the $5 fee that RECF charges us.  However, the event does have a weather date of March 12, 2022.


Livestream information will be posted here before the event begins.

Get all the scores from the 'results' tab or use the VexVia app.




There is limited parking in the front of the building.  Entrance and exit are one way.  There is more parking behind the building.  Rear of building is accessible only from the front entrance road.   
If the ground is dry, a gate at the main entrance will be open to offer additional parking by the tennis courts.
Do not park on the road.  All road parking is illegal and tickets will be written by local police.












15 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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