Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Turn Up the Volume! - Hosted by BuffRobotics

VIQRC, ES/MS Blended, All In-Person Judging

20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
7-Nov-2023 20:00 EST
Registration Deadline
19-Jan-2024 13:12 EST
Payment Deadline
19-Jan-2024 13:19 EST
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

The event will take place at Garden City High School in the main gym. The robot inspection table will be located at the point entrance on the north side of the high school. Each team will be provided a table to serve as their pit on the east side of the gym floor.  During matches, teams will report to the staging tables for each match. Driving skill and programming skill challenges will be available during qualification matches and are the responsibility of each team to complete at apporopriate times.

This is a qualifying tournament for the State Tournament. We will be awarding Teamwork Champions, Skills Champions, Design, Judges, and Excellence Awards.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Garden City High School
2720 Buffalo Way Boulevard
Garden City, Kansas 67846
United States

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Our expected schedule is as follows:

  • 7:30 - Doors Open
  • 8:00 - Robot inspection table is open
  • 8:45 - Referee/Judges meeting
  • 9:00 - Coaches Meeting
  • 9:30 - Qualification matches begin
  • 11:30 - Lunch Break
  • 12:15 - Qualification Resumes
  • 2:15 - Finals matches
  • 3:00 - Awards presentation



If you are interested in volunteering in any way please email Scott Glass or Yuriy Drubinskiy

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of weather or other emergency, if we are not able to postpone the event to the next weekend; the event will be cancelled. Teams will be notified as soon as possible.

Refund and Payment Policies

Teams that need to withdraw from the event before the event deadline and produce an invoice showing payment will be refunded, minus a $5 processing fee, in full at our earliest convenience.  Teams that withdraw between the event deadline and the day of the event will receive NO refund, unless as determined by the Event Partner that there are extenuating circumstances (these will be rare).

In the event of a weather postponement, the event deadline will be shifted to 3 days after teams are initially informed of the postponement.


Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. If teams use a digital notebook, please bring a printed copy for the judges the day of the event. Please organize the pages in the correct order and if possible, put in a binder or report cover.