Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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South San Diego VEX Spin Up

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
California - Region 4
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
22-Aug-2022 20:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
8-Oct-2022 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
14-Nov-2022 20:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event will be held in the San Ysidro High School Gymnasium.  

Food, drinks, and snacks will be available for purchase.

This event will be held in accordance with all COVID-19 restrictions for San Diego County and Sweetwater Union High School District. Registered teams can expect an email regarding what they are approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 19-Nov-2022

San Ysidro High School
5353 Airway Road
San Diego, California 92154
United States

Contact Information

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7:15 am      Doors open for Volunteers

7:30 am      Judges meeting / Referee meeting

7:45 am      Registration Table Opens

                   Pits open 

                   Team Check-in

                   Practice Field Open

                   Inspection Table Open

8:45 am      Registration Table Closes

                   Printing of Qualifying Rounds

                   Drivers Meeting with Head Referee

9:00 am      Opening Ceremonies (Pits Closed)

9:30 am       Qualifying Rounds Begin

12:00 pm     Lunch

12:45 pm     Qualifying Rounds Resume

2:30 pm        Qualifying Rounds End

3:00 pm        Alliance Selections

3:30 pm        Elimination Rounds Begin

5:00 pm        Awards Ceremony

5:30 Teams Load Out / Tournament Clean Up

Skills Field

The Skills field will be open from 9:30 am -12:00 pm. They will take a break for lunch and reopen from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm.


If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact Carrie Northum at 619-857-5168 or

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event will be held rain or shine.  In the event of an emergency, or event cancellation teams will be issued a full refund.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued up to one month prior to the event (October 19).  After that time, refunds will only be issued if the spot can be filled from the waitlist.  All refunds will be for $145 due to the $5 fee charged by RECF


The event will be live-streamed at

Judging Format

All 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.