2021-22 VEX IQ Challenge Nationals - Elementary School Grade
- 01/29/2022 - 01/30/2022
- Event Code
- VEX IQ Challenge
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- New Zealand
- It is past the registration deadline.
Save the date - the 2022 New Zealand VIQC National Championship for Elementary School will be returning to the Palmerston North Conference & Function Centre.
Kiwibots are proud to bring this event for our rangatahi with the support of The Wright Family Foundation, CEDA, Manawatu District Council, Central Robotics, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, and Smales Farm.
This will be a 2 day event (Saturday 29 Jan, and Sunday 30 Jan 2022) with early check in/inspection available Friday afternoon.
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.
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Wright Family Foundation, CEDA and Manawatu District Council, we have been able to waive the usual $150NZD fee for all travelling teams coming outside the Manawatu, and a significantly reduced entry fee of just $50NZD for Manawatu based teams.
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.
The event will be livestreamed via the Kiwibots YouTube channel.
The stream will be available via the following links.
2022 IQ Nationals - Day 1 (Saturday 29th)
2022 IQ Nationals - Day 2 (Sunday 30th)
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
Sign up here if you'd like to volunteer!
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
We will endeavour to send registered teams an email if event is cancelled due to unforseen weather events of COVID Alert Level changes. Note this event will only go ahead at Level 1.
Teams will get a full refund if registration is cancelled before 8 January 2022
No refunds will be given after this date
Grade Level: Elementary
Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: In-Person judging
Event Dates & Locations
Date: 01/29/2022 - 01/30/2022Venue/Location:
354 Main Street
Palmerston North, 4410
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More information about volunteering to follow.
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
This event will only go ahead if NZ and Manawatu-Whanganui region is in Orange or Green.
In the case of Red, the event will be assessed as to whether it can be postponed or if not, refunds will be offered.
Teams will get a full refund if registration is cancelled before 20 January 2022.
No refunds will be given after this date other than cancellation due to COVID Alert Level changes.