Event Code: RE-VIQC-21-3424
Program: VEX IQ Challenge
Type of Event: League
Event Format: Remote, Skills Only
Capacity: 30 / Spots Open: 11
Event Region: Florida - North/Central
100% of total capacity is reserved for Florida - North/Central.
11 remaining spots are reserved for Florida - North/Central.
Price: FREEThis event is closed to registration because:
Date: 04/05/2021 - 04/11/2021
Grade Level: Elementary
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: Remote judging
Teams will be added to this event by the Regional Support Manager. No unqualified teams may attend.
The North/Central Florida VEX Regional Championship brings together top robotics teams in the VEX IQ Challenge whether in-person or remotely, to celebrate their accomplishments and participate with the best teams from across the state.
In the VEX IQ Challenge, teams compete in the exciting 2020-2021 VEX IQ Challenge game, Rise Above, to earn a spot at this prestigious event. For information about the game, click here.
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Skills and Judging will be completed remotely from Monday, April 5- Friday, April 9, 2021. For more details regarding Skills and Judging, please reference the event page, here.
Venue map will be available soon
You can use VEX VIA during the event to keep track of all the action! Please use your cell data to use this exciting app while at the venue!
Space at the Regional Chamionship will be in high demand and we don't anticipate many (if any) spots opening up for teams on the wait list. Click the “Wait List” tab to place your team on the wait list. If spots open up, teams on the wait list will be notified and instructed to register.
Please turn WiFi OFF on all of your devices while at the event. Comeptitors use the 2.4Ghz band and the competion will use the 5Ghz band at the event. Additional devices, connected to a network or not, can interfere with competitors and the event itself.
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The North/Central Florida VEX Regional Championship is free and open to the public, however due to safety protocols this year, each competitor will only be allowed 1 spectator in the event at a time with them this year.
Schedule Subject to Change
Sunday, April 11th - Elementary School VIQC - In-person and Live Remote Tournament (teams will be participating in one OR the other, NOT both).
7:15 AM - Start Live Remote Tournament, all teams login and prepare for matches (match schedule will be created once tournament it started) Inspection and Driver's Meeting (pre-recorded and sent to teams ahead of time)
7:30 AM - Start Live Remote Tournament matches
8:30 AM - In-person team registration opens
8:45 AM - In-person inspection opens
9:15 AM - In-person team registration closes
9:30 AM - In-person inspection closes
9:35 AM - In-person Driver's Meeting review (pre-recorded and sent to teams ahead of time)
9:45 AM - In-person Qualification Matches begin
10:30 AM - LRT Qualification Matches end and finals rankings posted
10:45 AM - LRT Finals Matches begin
11:15 AM - LRT Finals Matches conclude
11:30AM - LRT Remote Follow-up team interviews begin (if necessary)
12:45PM - In-person tournament Lunch Break
1:15PM - In-person Qualification Matches resume
1:15PM - In-person Remote Follow-up team interviews begin (if necessary)
4:00PM - In-person Qualification Matches end
4:30PM - In-person Finals Matches begin
4:55PM - In-person Finals Matches end
5:00PM - Awards begin
5:30PM - Awards end, in-person teams pack up and leave
6:00PM - Doors close to teams
We will need a wonderful team of volunteers for this event. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in volunteering.
In the event of bad weather or emergency, please contact Event Partners.
Registration for this event commits event partners to set costs. No refunds except for extreme circumstances with documentation. If entire event is canceled due to health or safety protocols, Event Partners will contact you regarding refunds.
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 campus, 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?
Everyone will have their temperatures taken at the competition campus entry checkpoints.
Anyone who has a temperature of 100.4 degrees or greater will not be able to enter the campus and it is suggested 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.
An appropriate face covering for a visit must fit the following criteria:
The following are NOT permitted at the event:
A surgical mask-type face covering will be available for purchase.
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.
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