Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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28-Oct-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
California - South
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
4-Sep-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
24-Oct-2023 23:59 EDT
Payment Deadline
18-Oct-2023 00:00 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is put on by ROBOSTARS.  More details will be sent in your registration email and closer to the day of the event.

This event will have skills tournament and live judging.  We hope to have some practice fields for teams but if you need a field, please bring your own and we will do our best to fit as many as practice fields we can. EVERY team player who participates in the competition will receive a certificate of participation.  For Excellence Award, Teamwork Champions and (or) Robot Skill Champion, EACH team member in the winning team will be awarded a trophy.  

Free lunch and on-site free wi-fi will be provided to ALL students, coaches, judges, and volunteers.  Free breakfast and refreshments are ONLY for judges and volunteers.

We hope you enjoy our event and are looking forward to hosting Southern California VEX teams. Good luck to every team this season.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Oct-2023

20 E. Foothill Blvd
Arcadia, California 91006
United States

Contact Information

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8:30 am Doors Open/ Team Check-In
8:30 am to 9:30 am Robot Inspection
8:30 am to 9:30 am Judge Interviews at Tables (only for the selected teams from the initial online interviews on Oct 25-Oct 27, 2023)
8:30 am to 9:30 am Practice Field Open (2 teams on field for 10 mins- first come first serve)
9:30 am  Meeting & Opening Ceremony
10:00 am Qualifying Matches Begin
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Qualifying Matches Resume
3:00 pm Qualifying Matches End
3:15 pm Finals Matches Begin
3:45 pm Closing Ceremonies and Awards
4:30 pm Event Ends
4:30 pm to 5:00pm Clean Up


If you would like to volunteer during the competition, please email Tiffany ([email protected]) to let her know.  It would be helpful if you would include in your email some volunteering activities that you would like to do. If you know of any engineers or STEM professionals, please have them contact us if they would like to help out in any way!

Help is always needed to quickly clean up at the end of a session so that EVERYONE can leave as early as possible.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Only in extreme circumstances will this event be canceled due to weather. In this circumstance, refunds will be made available minus any potential costs charged by the website. 

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be issued up to 14 days prior to this event if a replacement team is available to fill the vacated spot. Refunds will not be issued after that except in the case of very extenuating circumstances at the event partners discretion. Please be aware that event partners have fixed costs and rely on team registrations to meet these obligations.

Failure to pay the registration fee before the payment deadline will result in the cancellation of registration.  The related team will be moved to the waitlist.


Date: 28-Oct-2023
20 E. Foothill Blvd
Arcadia, California 91006
United States

Travel Info

Parking Instruction:

There are plenty of parking spots behind the building.  Please make sure park your car there.  Thank you.


Judging Format

  • The Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, and Engineering Notebooks will be submitted to judges digitally via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.  Notebook submission deadlines will be 6PM PST on October 23th. Initial Interviews will be on October 25th-Oct 27th.
  • Interviews will be conducted on October 25th-Oct 27th. Sign-up links will be shared soon. So keep an eye on the email associated with your registered team.
  • Top 30-50% teams selected from the initial online interviews on Oct 25-Oct 27, 2023 will have the follow up interview by judges in person on the event date.