Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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VIQRC Cutting it Close (VIQRC- ES&MS)

Elementary and Middle School Teams

13-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
29-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
2-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
10-Jan-2024 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
25-Jan-2024 15:04 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

A coaches/advisors hospitality room will be set up, but WILL NOT provide a meal at lunch. Snacks, drinks and bottled water will be made available for coaches and advisors. Please help us keep student competitors in the contest area. The hospitality room is for coaches, advisors and volunteers only.

Concessions will be available starting at 9:00 am.

Digital notebooks will be submitted utilizing the instructions in the "Judging Format" link on the left side of this page. Please note the deadline to submit the digital notebook. Notebooks received after the deadline specified will NOT be considered for judged awards and will not be reviewed. No exceptions.

We look forward to seeing you at this in-person event. We hope you are looking forward to a high intensity, fun-filled event.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 13-Jan-2024

Wallace State Community College Wellness Center
801 Main Street NW
Hanceville, Alabama 35077
United States

Contact Information

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January 13, 2024  (This agenda is tentative and IS subject ot change, before OR during the event)

8:00 am   Doors Open (Pits open)

8:30 am   Check-in and inspection

9:00 am   Event Meeting (Driver’s and coaches)

9:15 am   Skills Fields open

9:15 am   Qualifying Matches Begin

11:30 am  Lunch Break (skills fields close temporarily – fields are NOT available for practice during lunch)

12:30 pm  Qualifying Matches Resume and Skills Fields reopen

3:00 pm  Finals Matches Begin

4:00 pm   Awards Ceremony


If you wish to volunteer for this event, please reach out to Mr. Jeremy Wilt (256) 352-8148 or [email protected] no later than Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, this event may be cancelled or postponed. In the event the tournament is cancelled, refunds will be given (minus the $5 REC Foundation website maintenance charge, per team).

If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather, notification will be sent out to all advisor's/coaches email addresses (as posted in the team registration system) on the Friday afternoon prior to the event, no later than 5:00 pm CST.

Phone calls and text messages will NOT be sent out.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be given, minus the $5 per team REC Foundation website maintenance fee (per team).

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

Refunds will NOT be given if the team withdraws, does not attend the event or fails to complete the robot inspection in order to compete. Make sure your team's robots will pass inspection before bringing it to the inspection table. Teams should be prepared to complete robot inspection prior to 9:00 am.

Payment is expected to be recevied by the REC Foundation at least 5 days prior to the event.

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. The submission deadline for digital notebook submission for this event is Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at Noon. Notebooks with a "timestamp" receipt after this date/time will NOT be reviewed for Judged Awards.









Judge Advisor training certificate for Ken Sedlmayr for 2023-2024 season

Judge Advisor Certificate - Ken Sedlmayr


We could not locate the original so Jeremy did his training again earlier this week.

Jeremy Wilt - Head Referee Training - FY24