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The 21-22 Season | Elementary School Teams | Australian National VEX Robotics Championship | Pitching In

03/04/2022 - 03/06/2022
The 21-22 Season | Elementary School Teams | Australian National VEX Robotics Championship | Pitching In

Event Code: RE-VIQC-21-4629

Program: VEX IQ Challenge

Type of Event: Tournament

Event Format: In-Person

Capacity: 30 / Spots Open: 30

Event Region: Australia

Max Registrations per Organization: 10

Registration Deadline: Fri, Nov 19, 2021 11:04 AM EST

Price: A$200.00

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Event Dates

Date: 03/04/2022 - 03/06/2022


Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000

Grade Level: Elementary

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

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General Info

The 21-22 Season Australian VIQC Elementary School National Championships will be returning to the Adelaide Convention Centre in March 2022. 

The REC Foundation are proud to bring this event alive with the support of our sponsors SMC, Ford, Adelaide Convention bureau, Australian Space Agency, SA Power Networks & Government of SA.

This will be a 2 day event (Saturday 5th March & Sunday 6th March) with Team check in & inspection taking place on Friday.

Volunteer, Mentor, Teacher Awards:

This is your chance to say THANK YOU for all the hard work that teachers, volunteers and mentors put into making it possible for you to participate in your VEX program.
Please take the time to recognise teachers, volunteers and mentors for their efforts in this season.

The link for nominations will be open soon.

Design / Engineering Books :

Please hand the clearly labelled design books in during check in & inspection.

Student definition and grades
(If you think your team is in the wrong grade please email us asap):

This EVENT is for Elementary School Teams only

Student - Anyone born after May 1, 2006. Eligibility may also be granted based on a disability that has delayed education by at least one year.
Students are the individuals who design, build, repair, and program the Robot with minimal adult assistance. 
• Elementary School Student - Any Student born after May 1, 2009. Elementary School Students may “play up” and compete as a Middle School Student.
• Middle School Student - Any eligible Student that is not an Elementary School Student.

Live Stream:

The event will be livestreamed via the VEX Robotics Australia YouTube channel.

Links will become available closer to the date


We love to have you volunteer:

We would especially like to see Tech companies, who would like to volunteer one or more of their staff to come and help the teams with their design/engineering notebooks.

Volunteer Jobs: referee, scorer, field resetting, judging

Email: if you would like to help out

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will endeavour to send registered teams an email if event is cancelled due to unforseen weather or COVID guidelines.


Friday 3rd December

  • 10:00 Teams Check in and get inspected
  • 16:00 Inspection and check in closes

Saturday 4th Dec

  • 08:00 Venue Opens
  • 09:00 Opening Ceremony
  • 09:45 Drivers Meeting
  • 10:15 Matches Begin
  • 12:35 Lunch
  • 13:20 Matches restart
  • 16:05 Matches conclude

Sunday 5th Dec

  • 08:00 Venue Opens
  • 09:00 Matches Begin
  • 11:20-12:20 Alliance Selection & Strategy Break
  • 13.00 Finals Begin
  • 14.00 Awards
  • 14:25 Closing Ceremony
  • 14:45 Photo Opportunity with Teams
  • 15.00 Bump-out


We love volunteers. 
Any skill level | Food, fun and event shirt provided! 

If this sounds like something you are interested in please contact to learn more about the wide oppurtunities we have available.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We do not expect emergencies or bad weather to stop the National happening however the unexpected can happen. Check this Event page to see if anything is affecting the Nationals. Updates will be here with an event status clearly shown below.

Refund Policy

Please discuss any refund policy with Jessica McGaffin at 08 8326 5500

Date: 03/04/2022 - 03/06/2022
Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000

Travel Info

Please see all travel info in pre-event handbook














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