Gateway (2011-2012)

Game Information


Gateway Game

VEX Gateway is played on a 12’x12’ square field configured as shown. 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 Alliance by Scoring Barrels and Balls in Goals, earning Bonus Points and Doubling or Negating Goals.

Gateway Details

VEX Gateway is played on a 12’x12’ square field configured as shown. 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.

Gateway Scoring

  • 1 point for Each Ball or Barrel Scored
  • 1 point for Each Goalpost Owned
  • Double points for Doubler Barrel placed on Goalpost
  • Zero points for Negation Barrel placed on Goalpost

Below is a short animated video of the 2011 VEX challenge, Gateway



Click here for more information about the 2011 VEX challenge.






Starter Rankings , Elimination Bracket.

Veteran Rankings , Elimination Bracket.