Katy New Years Showdown (Canceled)

Katy New Years Showdown

Event Code: RE-VIQC-19-1403

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 30 / Spots Open: 30

Max Registrations per Organization: 4

Price: $50.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Award Qualifies for
Excellence Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC) State/Regional Championship
Design Award (VIQC) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Finalist Ranking

Teamwork Ranking

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Team List ( 0 Teams )

There are no teams currently registered for this event.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric


Participant Release Form Spanish

Participant Release Form Spanish


REC Foundation Code of Conduct

REC Foundation Code of Conduct


Criteria for registered VEX IQ Challenge teams (Elementary and Middle School) to qualify for participation in championship events.

VIQC Qualifying Criteria


A description of this year's STEM Research Project

STEM Research Project Topic (2019-2020)


A description of this year's STEM Research Project  Rubric.

STEM Research Project Topic Rubric (2019-2020)


VIQC Sqaured Away One Page Description.

VIQC Sqaured Away One Page Description


VIQC Robot Inspection Checklist.

VIQC Robot Inspection Checklist


Participant Release Form English

Participant Release Form


Refund Policy

Refunds will only be issued in extreme circumstances, please contact the event coordinator.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

District policies will be used to determine if cancellation is necessary, and we will pass on the information as soon as it becomes available. If canceled due to inclement weather we will reschedule to another date if possible. If rescheduling is not possible, refunds will be provided.


Volunteers are always needed!  If you are interested and willing to help, please contact Thea Drake at TheaRDrake@katyisd.org.  Lunch will be provided for adult volunteers.


Tentative Schedule:

Skills Matchs will be run - Times will be set once registration closes and clearly announced during the tournament.

7:00 am- Doors Open for Volunteer Check-in / Practice Fields Open

7:30 am- Inspections Open/Door Opens

8:30 am- Drivers Meeting, Referee and Judges Meeting, Field Staff Meeting, Notebooks due.

9:30 am- Opening Ceremonies

9:30 - 12:00 pm- Qualifying Rounds

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm LUNCH (on your own)

1:00- Alliance Selection

1:30 - 3:00 pm- Elimination Rounds/Finals

3:00 pm Awards Ceremony

5:00 p.m. Venue Closed

Event Dates

Date: 01/18/2020


Katy High School
6331 Highway Boulevard
Katy, Texas 77494
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

STEM Research Offered: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Thea Drake
Title: TSA/Robotics Advisor for KHS
Email: theardrake@katyisd.org
Phone: 2812371891
Event Day Phone: 832-465-2776

Secondary Contact
Ted Vaughan
Title: TSA Advisor for KHS
Email: teddyrvaughan@katyisd.org
Phone: 2812341891
Event Day Phone: 832-465-2776

General Info

This is a Vex IQ tournament for “Squared Away” for middle and elementary school teams.  We will have judging, competition matches, and robot skills.  More information about the event and schedule will be emailed out closer to competition day.  The tournament will be held in Katy High School's West gym.