Clean Sweep (2009)

Game Information


Clean Sweep Game

VEX Clean Sweep is played on a 12'x12' square field configured as seen above. Two alliances – one "red" and one "blue" – composed of two teams each, compete in matches consisting of a twenty-second autonomous period followed by two minutes of driver-controlled play.

The object of the game is to attain a higher score than your opponent's alliance by moving as many balls as possible onto their side of the field and by "locking up" small balls in the triangular goals.

A bonus is awarded to the alliance that has the most total points at the end of the Autonomous Period.

Clean Sweep Details

VEX Clean Sweep is played on a 12'x12' square field configured as seen above. Two alliances – one "red" and one "blue" – composed of two teams each, compete in matches consisting of a twenty-second autonomous period followed by two minutes of driver-controlled play.

The object of the game is to attain a higher score than your opponent's alliance by moving as many balls as possible onto their side of the field and by "locking up" small balls in the triangular goals.

A bonus is awarded to the alliance that has the most total points at the end of the Autonomous Period.

Clean Sweep Scoring

  • 1 point for Each Small Ball Scored
  • 3 points for Each Small Ball Locked Up
  • 5 points for Each Medium Ball Scored
  • 10 points for Each Large Ball Scored
  • 5 points Autonomous Period Bonus

Below is a short animated video of the 2009 VEX challenge, Clean Sweep



Click here for more information about the 2009 VEX challenge.



Judged Awards

Judged Awards

AwardTeam NumberTeam Name
Amaze Award1429BKaos (Galena Park, TX)
Build Award8748Akins H.S. (Austin, TX)
Create Award441BReagan RoboDogs
Judges Award994QuickSilver
Sportsmanship Award118Robonauts (League City, TX)
Think Award1429CKaos (Galena Park, TX)
Performance Awards

Robot Performance Awards

AwardTeam NumberTeam Name
Robot Skills Champion2587zDiscoBots (Zeta)
Programming Skills Champion2587zDiscoBots (Zeta)

Robot Performance & Top Awards

AwardTeam NumberTeam Name
Tournament Champion8748Akins H.S. (Austin, TX)
Tournament Champion118Robonauts (League City, TX)
Tournament Champion1088In-VEX-Ables (Humble, TX)
Excellence Award2587dDiscoBots (Delta Force)


2009 Video
Videos of 2009 Matches at Houston VEX