Toss Up (2013-2014)

Game Information


Toss Up Game

VEX Toss Up 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 fifteen second autonomous period followed by one minute and forty-five seconds of driver-controlled play.

The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by Scoring your colored BuckyBalls and Large Balls into the Middle Zone and Goal Zone, by Stashing your colored BuckyBalls and Large Balls into the Goals, and by Hanging or Hanging With A Ball, at various heights, off your colored Bar at the end of the match.

Toss Up Details

VEX Toss Up 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 fifteen second autonomous period followed by one minute and forty-five seconds of driver-controlled play.

Toss Up Scoring

  • 1 point for each BuckyBall Scored in Middle Zone
  • 1 point for each Large Ball Scored in Middle Zone
  • 2 points for each BuckyBall Scored in Goal Zone
  • 5 points for each Large Ball Scored in Goal Zone
  • 5 points for each BuckyBall Stashed
  • 5 points for each robot Low Hanging
  • 10 points for each Large Ball Stashed
  • 10 points for each robot High Hanging
  • 10 additional points for Robot Hanging with Large Ball
  • 10 points for Autonomous Winner

Below is a short animated video of the 2013 VEX challenge, Toss Up



Click here for more information about the 2013 VEX challenge.

Videos of Houston VEX
Official Results for Houston VEX 2013