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The Children's House VEX IQ ES/MS Pitching In Tournament of Cherries

Event Code
VEX IQ Challenge
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the first annual VEX IQ ES/MS Tournament of Cherries at The Children's House in Traverse City.  Please review the agenda and general information sections on the event page, and make sure to have all those associated with the team complete the Online Consent Form prior to the event. 

Concessions will be available (including apple cider, donuts, and coffee!). 

We are very excited to host our first tournament and look forward to seeing everyone there! 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10/16/2021

The Children's House - An Independent Montessori School
5363 North Long Lake Road
Traverse City, Michigan 49685
United States

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8:30am-10:30am Check-In & Inspection

9:00am- Robot Skills Challenges Open

10:30am- Event Meeting

11:15am- Robot Skills Challenges Closes

11:30am- Qualification Matches Begin

1:00pm-1:45pm - Lunch Break

1:45pm- Qualification Matches Continue

3:00pm- Finals Matches

3:30pm- Award Ceremony 



Volunteers needed! Please contact Ryan at (231) 409-6449 or if you are interested in any of the following roles: 


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of an emergency or if your team is experiecning issues attending the event due to bad weather, please call or text the Primary Contact event day phone (231-409-6449) and include your organization/school name and team number(s). 

If there is inclement weather, please check the General Information event tab for updates. Teams will be noticed via email at least 24 hours prior to the event if the event needs to be post-poned or cancelled. 

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given under the condition that the team gives at least three-weeks notice prior to the tournament (minus the $5 REC Foundation fee). 

If the event is cancelled a full refund (minus the $5 REC Foundation fee) will be given.

If the event is post-poned to a later date, the option to refund will be availible (minus the $5 REC Foundation fee). 

Date: 10/16/2021
The Children's House - An Independent Montessori School
5363 North Long Lake Road
Traverse City, Michigan 49685
United States

Travel Info


Grand Traverse Montessori, dba The Children's House

5363 N Long Lake Road 

Traverse City, MI. 49685

Note: We are NOT the big high school across the street, we will have signs out front. 


The tournament will be live-streamed on Instagram and can be found at