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John Bapst October Fest

28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX V5 Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
VEXNet Field Control
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
30-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
24-Oct-2023 10:42 EDT
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 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!

The event will be broadcast on Youtube during the tournament. All notebooks will be submitted digitally on Saturday prior to the tournament.

There will be concessions available on site.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2023

100 Broadway
100 Broadway
Bangor, Maine 04401
United States

Contact Information

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Saturday, October 28, 2023
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 - 2:30 pm - Judging/Team Interviews
9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Qualifying Rounds
9:30 am - 2:30 pm - Skills Runs
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Qualifying Rounds
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm - Alliance Selection
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm - Finals
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Awards and Closing Ceremony




If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Mike Murphy at [email protected].

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



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 and Payment Policies

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 2 weeks 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 station for first aid supplies at the pit admin table.

Date: 28-Oct-2023
100 Broadway
100 Broadway
Bangor, Maine 04401
United States

Travel Info

We are located adjacent to Downtown Bangor on 100 Broadway in the Historic District in Bangor.  Parking is available on the street.  All guests should enter at the handicap entrance on the front of the school building.


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 RobotEvents. Engineering notebooks are due one week prior to the event.