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South Florida Regional VRC State Championship Spin Up (High School)

5-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - South
Standard Registration Opens
26-Sep-2022 09:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
27-Feb-2023 08:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

VRC High School "Spin Up"  South Florida Regional Championship and World Championship Qualifier on Sunday, March 5th at Archbishop McCarthy High School.

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form . (also available in Spanish)  Once per season covers all events  

Plan to arrive with Robots that are COMPETITION READY.  Ideally, you should do a preliminary inspection of your own prior to arrival, using either the official VRC Spin Up inspection sheet or following guidelines in the Game Manual

Parking is free, but it is a bit of a walk to the gym, so a cart for equipment is recommended.   

Each team should bring a 15ft (or longer) extention cord--power will be within 15 ft of each pit table for charging.

Lunch will not be provided at this event.  However, we will have several excellent food trucks available starting after 10:00am.  

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED--ideally, each registered team brings along at least one adult to help run the event--email [email protected] if you are interested!


Grade Level: High School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 5-Mar-2023

Archbishop McCarthy High School
5451 South Flamingo Road
Southwest Ranches, Florida 33330
United States

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Agenda (tentative):

Doors open 7:30am

Check in and inspections  7:30-8:45am

Skills Field Opens 8:00am

Drivers Meeting 8:45am

Qualification matches 9:00-12:30pm

Lunch 12:30-1:15pm

Qualification matches 1:15-3:30pm

Skills Fields closes 3:00pm 

Alliance Selection 3:45-4:15pm

Eliminations 4:30-5:30pm

Awards 5:45-6:15pm


Contact [email protected] if interested in volunteering 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of severe weather (a hurricane, for instance or Zombie Apocalypse etc) this event will be CANCELLED and your registrations refunded (less a $5 processing fee).

Weather notices or information about a possible cancellation will be posted here on!  Please inform your team and parents to check here for official updates from Archbishop McCarthy High School.

Make sure your team contact information is up-to-date in in the event we need to contact your team.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be issued in the case of an event cancellation (less a $5 processing fee). Please only register robots/teams that intend to attend. Due to the limited space for events, we will not issue a refund for a 'no show.'

Date: 5-Mar-2023
Archbishop McCarthy High School
5451 South Flamingo Road
Southwest Ranches, Florida 33330
United States

Travel Info

Archbishop McCarthy High School 

5451 South Flamingo Road

Southwest Ranches, Florida 33330

Event held in Student Center

Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews:

Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on, see below.  Please have journals uploaded by March 1st. No physical journals will be accepted the day of the event. ​