Mankato West Robotics

2019-2020 VEX Competition: Tower Takeover

THE GAME

VEX Robotics Competition Tower Takeover is played on a 12’x12’ square field configured as seen above. Two (2) Alliances – one (1) “red” and one (1) “blue” which is composed of two (2) Teams each, compete in matches consisting of a fifteen (15) second Autonomous Period, followed by a one minute and forty-five second (1:45) Driver Controlled Period.

​The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by placing Cubes in Towers, or scoring Cubes in Goals.

DETAILS

There are 66 cubes, 22 of each color (Green, Orange, Purple). There are 7 posts, 2 are colored for each alliance, and one is a high post, there are also 4 scoring zones, 2 of the 4 are for each alliance.

Each Cube scored in a Goal Zone is worth a base of one (1) point. For each Cube of a given color that is placed into a Tower, the point value for Cubes of that color increases by one (1) point. For example, if there are three (3) green cubes placed in towers at the end of the Match, then all green Cubes Scored in Goal Zones are worth four (4) points. The Alliance that scores more points in Autonomous Period receives bonus points, as well as receiving 2 purple Cubes, which may be introduced at any time during the Driver Control period.