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Hoke County Schools VIQRC Elementary Only

27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
North Carolina
Standard Registration Opens
2-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
20-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
24-Jan-2024 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info


Welcome to the Hoke County Schools VEXIQ Tournament. We are looking forward to an exciting day of competition. 

Robot Skills, judged awards, and engineering notebook judging will be available.  All engineering notebooks are to be submitted electronically.   

This tournament will be held at Sandy Grove Middle School, Lumber Bridge, NC. . Parking and entrance locations will be emailed to coaches prior to the event.

Unless a payment date/plan has been precoordinated via email with the EP, registration fee must be paid by January 24, 2024, otherwise team will be moved to the waitlist. 


Light refreshments will be sold throughout the event. Teams are responsible for their own lunches.

COVID protocols for this event:

At this time, there are no specific COVID protocols for this event.  Please visit the Health and Safety Polices information page to stay abreast of any changes to the COVID protocol for this venue.

Participant Release Form:
A Participant Release Form/Consent Form must be completed and uploaded for all team participants (students, coaches, and mentors) prior to the event.  As a reminder, only those team members and coaches/mentors with a signed Participant Release Form/Consent Form will be allowed to participate.   Please take a few minutes to complete and upload the forms as soon as possible. Upon arrival, all team members, coaches, and mentors must sign in at the check-in table.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to seeing you there!



Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Don Steed Elementary School
800 Phillipi Church Rd
Raeford, North Carolina 28376
United States

Contact Information

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7:00 am – Doors Open  

7:00 am – 8:30 am – Check-in, Inspections, Practice Fields Open

8:00 am – 10:15 am – Skills Fields Open - Max of 3 Driving and Max of 3 Autonomous 

10:15 am – 10:30 am – Event Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm – Qualification Matches

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm – Lunch (Skills Fields are open)

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm – Skills Field are closed - Begin Qualification Matches

2:30 pm – Teamwork Finals (Top 8 teams matches) and Awards 

The agenda might change slightly prior to the tournament based on the number of teams registered.


Volunteers ar welcome to email Amber Hutchins, [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

An email will be sent to each team's primary and secondary POC in the event of bad weather.  This tournament will be cancelled only if The Hoke County School district closes due to weather. Teams that choose not to attend due to weather will not receive a refund.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

  • To cover processing fees and expenses leading up to the tournament, the refund will be $60.

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

  • No refund will be issued. 

Unpaid teams will be put on the waitlist January 24, 2024, unless payment has been worked out via email with the EP Amber Hutchins.


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.