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Maryland VRC High School State Championship - Spin Up

3-Mar-2023 - 4-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2022 17:19 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Mar-2023 17:18 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the VRC High School Maryland State Championship!

Teams must qualify for the Maryland VEX State Championship by competing in a qualifying event or having a top qualifying skills score at the end of the regular season.

If your team qualifies before January, 2022, registration must be paid by January 31, 2023.  If you qualify after January 1, 2023 you must pay within two weeks.  Anyone not registered and paid will be removed and replaced by a team from skills.  
Reminder - Friday evening - get a jump start for your team by checking in, getting inspected, and doing some of your skills attempts.  Skills is open on Friday, March 3
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM   Check-in, Inspection, and Skills


VOLUNTEERS!   Judges and a few other spots remain open.  Please contact Patrick Dougherty [email protected]     Volunteer sign up Link >


Like previous years, we plan to have Fine Designs onsite to provide custom print shirts for those attending the tournament.


  • Grade Level: High School
  • Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
  • Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Mar-2023 - 4-Mar-2023

Dundalk High School
1901 Delvale Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21222
United States

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Agenda 2023   

*SKILLS -  attempts are limited to:
3 robot driver
3 autonomous

Friday, March 3
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM   Check-in, Inspection, and Skills

Saturday, March 4

6 Qualification matches, one division

7:00 AM                       Doors Open

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM      Registration and Inspection

8:30 AM                       Opening Ceremony

                                    Drivers meeting

9:00 AM                       Qualification Matches Start
9:00 AM                       Skills open*

12:00 -12:45 PM         Lunch break

12:45-2:45                  Qualification Matches
2:45 PM                      Skills close

3:00-3:20                    Alliance Selections   -16 alliance captains-

3:30-4:15                    Elimination Eighth, Quarter & Semi-finals (14 matches)

4:15-4:30                     Awards cerermony- Skills, Judges

4:30-5:00                     Tournament Final (best of 3) 
5:00 - 5:30 PM           Awards Ceremony


Please contact Patrick Dougherty if you are interested in helping out - [email protected]
The following clubs have already stepped up to help with fields and support:

  • Hereford Zone Robotics
  • Calvert Hall College
  • Rebel Robotics
  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Dulaney Robotics

Volunteer Sign Up:

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Here is the plan for postponement due to weather date for this event.

March 11
Schedule and format would be posted after the March 4 event is postponed.

This event is subject to Baltimore County Public Schools weather policy.
If March 11th date does not work out...
In the event of cancellation, the world championship invitations will be based on VEX/Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation policy.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be considered on a case by case basis but are not guaranteed.  

Full refunds minus the $5 RECF fee charged to us will only be given if requested at least three weeks prior to event.

 No refunds will be given to any teams that cancel after February 19, 2020.
If the event is totally canceled, a portion of the entry fee will be refunded minus expenses of the event that cannot be recouped.



Maryland Robotics

Youtube channel 

Use this link and then go to the live tab to view the competition!

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.


Ample parking at the event.