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2024 Mercer County Open VIQC Blended Qualifier

27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
West Virginia
Standard Registration Opens
15-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
22-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
22-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Join us for the Mercer County VIQC Blended Open Qualifier. This event is hosted by the Mercer County Blended Robotics League. Teams will compete in a fun, challenging and competitive tournament that is open to any elementary or middle school robotics team. Our event will feature three competition fields, multiple skills fields and more!  Participants may purchase tournament merch on the day of the event as well as concessions. This event is a qualifying event with teams having the opportunity to qualify for the West Virginia State Championship basedon the RECF advancement criteria. 


We are excited to showcase our area VRC teams in an exhibition display on the day of the event.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Princeton Senior High School
1321 Stafford Drive
Princeton, West Virginia 24740
United States

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7:30 a.m. - Doors Open

8:00 a.m. - Inspection Begins

8:45 a.m. - Driver's Meeting

9:00 a.m. - Qualification Matches, Judging Begins

12:00 p.m. - Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - Qualfication Matches Resume

2:30 p.m. - Skills Fields Close

3:00 p.m. - VRC Exhibition Matches

3:30 p.m. - Finals Matches

4:30 p.m. - Closing & Awards

Skills Challenge Fields will be open during qualification matches, breaking or lunch and closing for the day at 2:30 p.m.


Would you like to volunteer? Please contact Derek Belcher - [email protected] to volunteer.

Positions needed include: Referee, Judge, Field Reset and more.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Attendees will be notified of changes via email. All registrations are non-refundable. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be issued in the event of a cancellation by the Event Partner.

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

We are unable to process refunds for teams that register then choose not to attend. All registration fees are final. 


The 2024 Mercer County VIQC Blended Open Qualifier will be livestreamed. Streaming services will be provided by Princeton Middle School's Tiger Today student broadcast team. Please visit the link below on the day of the event to view the webcast. 

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.
  • Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions will be accepted if they are submitted prior to the registration deadline.