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Middle School Only

14-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
2-Oct-2023 13:25 EDT
Payment Deadline
22-Sep-2023 13:33 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is a MIDDLE SCHOOL only event hosted by Stauffer Middle School.  

Thank you for participating in our tournament and we hope you enjoy our event!

  • We will not be offering a meal plan for teams, but there may be concession stands selling prepackaged items.
  • There are many food options in the Downey community surrounding the campus.
  • There will be two competition fields, a Skills Challenge field and a full practice field at this event.
  • Both Driving Skills and Programming Skills Challenges are open to all registered teams.
  • This event will have an eight team limit on the number of teams per school. If the event is full please place your team on the waiting list.
  • On-site parking is free.

Late Arrivals

Teams must be checked in 45 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event. 



Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Oct-2023

Stauffer Middle School
11985 Old River School Road
Downey, California 90242
United States

Contact Information

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(Times subject to change due to number of teams participating.)

Volunteers arrive at 8:00 AM

Doors Open & Check in 9:00 AM

Inspections 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Opening Ceremony/Event Meeting 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Tournament Qualifying matches 10:00 AM  - 12:30 PM

Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 (This may become a working lunch)

Tournament Qualifying matches (continued) 1:00 PM  - 2:30 PM

Finals matches 2:30-3:30 PM.

Awards 3:30 PM - 3:45PM

Load-out 3:45 PM

Skills matches will be available from 10:00 am - 2:00pm (Closed During Lunch). 3 attempts maximum per team.


If friends or family are interested in volunteering for the event, please email [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Tournament is indoors. Only under severe weather circumstances would the event be cancelled. An email would be sent the day before if there is a chance of cancellation. Teams should make sure their contact information is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

In the case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. Event Partners will also make every effort to reach teams directly in case of an emergency.   Make sure your team contact information is up to date in your account, as this is the information that will be used to contact your team. 


Refund and Payment Policies

Due to the fixed costs, refunds will not be provided within two weeks of the event and are made at the discression of the event partner.


No webcast at the moment.

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.