Event Code: RE-VIQC-20-3173
Program: VEX IQ Challenge
Type of Event: Tournament
Event Format: In-Person
Capacity: 12 / Spots Open: 4
Event Region: Florida - North/Central
100% of total capacity is reserved for Florida - North/Central.
4 remaining spots are reserved for Florida - North/Central.
Max Registrations per Organization: 4
Price: $35.00This event is closed to registration because:
Grade Level: Elementary
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: No judging
Register today for your chance to compete at a live event.
Tavares Middle School is delighted to host the VEX IQ Challenge: Rise Above! We are implementing strict health-safety policies that reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19 while still allowing students the excitement of a live, in-person experience. For safety reasons, there will be no all-day dedicated Skills Field, nor a dedicated Practice Field as provided at our prior events. Instead, we will run the Skills Challenge before Teamwork on our three main Competition Fields at scheduled times.
Please see the Health and Safety Policies Tab for important information and requirements.
Registration will be at 8:30am sharp. (Doors open at 8:15am) Teams that have not checked in 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the qualifying matches will be dropped from the roster so that the match list may be run. Teams running late must contact the event partner prior to this cut off if they do not wish to be dropped.
Participation Legal Release: A completed legal release form for all participants must be turned in during check-in or uploaded to robotevents.com prior to arrival. Get it here: Form with instructions how-to-upload.
Doors Open: 8:15
Driver Meeting: 9:00
Typically, volunteers are a necessity. However, with strict guidelines to follow, we be reducing interactions as much as possible.
Weather notices or information about a possible cancellation will be posted here on robotevents.com! Please inform your team and parents to check here for official updates from Tavares Middle School.
Make sure your team contact information is up-to-date in robotevents.com in the event we need to contact your team.
Refunds will be issued in the case of an event cancellation or COVID-19 related issue or quarantine (less a $5 processing fee). Please only register robots/teams that intend to attend. Due to the limited space for events, we will not issue a refund for a 'no show.'
While we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit, we are committed to making our venue as safe as possible in the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate your cooperation during this unprecedented time and ask that you Visit the CDC website for the latest information. The following participation standards do meet (and in most cases exceed) current Florida State guidelines.
Face covering required
Everyone is required to wear a face covering at the event.
Temperature check required
Temperature checks will be required before entering the competition building, anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or greater will not be admitted.
Wash hands often
Wash your hands with soap and water often for at least 20 seconds.
Practice social distancing and keep at least 6 feet (2 meters) between your team and others.
When present, please observe floor markings and posted signs specifying distancing and direction.
Avoid contact with people who may be sick
Days prior to traveling to our event, limit activities that may expose you to friends or family members who are sick
Use hand sanitizer when required
Each time entering the competition area, you will be required to use hand sanitizer. (provided)
Follow volunteer direction
Please follow directions from our volunteers and have patience as we work through these new event procedures.
Where do I have to go to get my temperature taken?
Participants will have their temperatures taken at the competition building entry checkpoint.
Any participant that has a temperature of 100.4 degrees or greater will not be able to enter the building and requested that the individual see a doctor, per CDC guidelines.
Yes. We are following CDC guidelines as well as local health protocols, and face coverings are required to participate in this event (indoors and outdoors). Please see details below on what is considered an appropriate face covering for your visit. If you do not have a face covering, we have them available for purchase. Also, children under the age of three are not required to wear face coverings.
An appropriate face covering for a visit must fit the following criteria:
The following are NOT permitted at the event:
Participants must wear face coverings at all times, unless they are actively eating or drinking, and they must also be socially distanced from other travel parties while consuming their food or beverage.
Visitors should be aware of and comply with government guidelines regarding travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines before visiting our campus.