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2nd Annual Samoset/Johnson Elementary SmackDown

VIQRC Qualifier ES Only

27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Florida - North/Central
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
28-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
16-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
12-Jan-2024 13:50 EST
Payment Deadline
19-Jan-2024 14:07 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event was originally going to be at Samoset Elementary and will now takes place at Louise R. Johnson K-8 School. 2121 26th Ave E, Bradenton, FL

Team 3300 is hosting the 2nd Annual Samoset/Johnson Matchup VEX IQ Full Volume tournament.  This event will be held at Louise R. Johnson K-8 School of International Studies at 2121 26th Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208.  The Samoset/Johnson Matchup is an elementary school-only tournament.  Specific award winners will qualify for the State championship.  

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form (also available in Spanish).  Once per season covers all events. 

Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Louise R. Johnson K-8 School
2121 26th Ave E
Bradenton, Florida 34208
United States

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Times listed are subject to change and will be finalized two weeks prior to the event.

8:15 AM - Doors Open/Registration & Inspection Begins

8:45 AM - End Registration and Inspection

8:45 AM - Driver's Meeting

9:00 AM - Skills Opens

11:00 AM - Skills Ends

11:00 AM - Qualification Matches Begin

12:30 PM - Qualifications Matches End

12:30 PM - Lunch Break

1:00 PM - Qualification Matches Continue

3:30 PM - Finals Begin

4:15 PM Finals End

4:30 PM Awards


If you would like to volunteer to assist with this event, please email Lisa Wood at [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event will take place rain or shine, unless we have a weather event where the school district closes schools.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the EP cancels we will reschedule or issue refunds minus the $5 RobotEvents processing fee that is non-refundable.  If a coach cancels you will not receive a refund unless you spot can be filled and that refund, if issued, is minus the $5 RobotEvents processing fee that is non-refundable.

Health and Safety Policies

  • Only the team members and one adult, in addition to the team coach, is allowed at the table at any time during the event.
  • Skills runs will be scheduled prior to alliance matches. 
Date: 27-Jan-2024
Louise R. Johnson K-8 School
2121 26th Ave E
Bradenton, Florida 34208
United States

Travel Info

Louise R. Johnson K-8 School of International Studies

2121 26th Ave E. 

Bradenton, FL 34208

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. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date. Digital notebooks MUST be submitted no later than 4:00pm on Friday, January 19th, 2024.