Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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John Bapst October Fest

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
17-Aug-2022 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
17-Oct-2022 18:54 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event does not have Early Bird Registration enabled, but may impact Early Bird registrations for other events. Please see this link for more information.

This event is the second event of the season north of Augusta. Join us with your designs as we continue the roll towards States and Worlds! Bring your best so far and let's see who comes out on top.

There will also be a new award offered at this event... Best team costume. Judges will be evaluating team costumes during the interview, so have fun and be creative. Decide on a team theme and come dressed to impress!

We take Covid safety measures extremely seriously on our team, and we will be striving to meet and exceed measures expected by both state and federal guidlines. 

The event will be broadcast on Youtube during the tournament, and interviews will be conducted via Zoom. All notebooks will be submitted digitally on Wednesday prior to the tournament.

There will be concessions available on site. There are also numerous take out options in the area near the venue.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Oct-2022

100 Broadway
100 Broadway
Bangor, Maine 04401
United States

Contact Information

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Saturday, October 22, 2022
7:15 am - 8:30 am - Team Registration, Pit Setup(Auditorium), and Inspection
8:45 am - 9:00 pm - Drivers and Coaches Meeting
9:00 am - 9:15 am - Opening Ceremony
10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Judging/Team Interviews
9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Qualifying Rounds
9:30 am - 1:30 pm - Skills Runs
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Qualifying Rounds
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm - Alliance Selection
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm - Finals
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Awards and Closing Ceremony




If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Mike Murphy at or Katie Hayes at

If you are interested in being a judge, please contact our Judge Advisor Shannon Levesque at



Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of inclement weather, check the Event on Robot Events for further updates the night before the event date.

Refund Policy

If the event is cancelled for any reason, registration fees received will be returned minus the $5.00 processing fee. If something happens and you are unable to attend the competition, please notify the primary contact through email or phone. Refunds for non-attendance will only be given if your cancellation notice is received no later than 1 week prior to the event date.

Health and Safety Policies

The health and safety of our competitors and volunteers is of the utmost importance. Please be sure to bring gloves for working with metal and safety glasses. There will be a stsaion for first aid supplies at the pit admin table.


This will be provided on the day of the tournament.

Judging Format

  •  Live in person judging - The Team Interviews will be in person at the event.  Engineering Notebooks will be submitted at sign-in for judges to review.