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Traverse City VEX IQ Qualifying Tournament

Event Code
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
9-Sep-2016 00:01 EDT
Registration Deadline
20-Jan-2017 00:02 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

TCAPS (Traverse City Area Public Schools) is excited to host their first ever qualifying event. The event will be hosted at Traverse City Central High School and run by Quarkmine. The event is open to Elementary and Middle School IQ teams. 

This event will offer the following awards:

  • Excellence Award - Qualifies for State Championship
  • 2 Teamwork Champion Award - Qualifies for State Championship
  • Robot Skills Champion Award
  • Design Award
  • Judges Award
  • STEM Research Project Award
  • Think Award 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 28-Jan-2017

Traverse City Central High School
1150 Milliken Drive
Traverse City, Michigan 49686
United States

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VEX IQ - CrossOver
---Agenda is subject to change---

  • 7:30 Check-in and inspection
  • 8:45 Deadline for Team Check-In
  • 9:00 Driver's Meeting
  • 9:30 Schedules Distributed
  • 9:35 Opening Ceremony
  • 9:55 - 12:00 Qualification Matches 
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Qualification Matches
  • 2:00 - 3:30 Finals
  • 3:45 - Awards
  • 4:00 - clean up

Skills and Programming matches will begin as soon as teams are inspected and conclude with the conclusion of Qualification matches.  Each team will be given up to three (3) opportunites for the Skills and Programming challenge.  


Interested in Volunteering? Join the excitment!

We need your help and would love to involve your team's parents.  Please let your teams know that they may volunteer at this event.
Child and Adult responsibilities are available!

Contact John Gilligan if you have questions about the roles available.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, please check back to this page for updates about possible cancelation and rescheduling.

Refund Policy

It is our policy to not offer refunds for team cancelations as it is unfair to others who have put in time and energy to ensure a successful event.

Team Substitutes will also not be permitted.  

Please bring signed Participant Release Forms for all team members (students and adult mentors) to team check-in/registration.

Participant Consent Form


Please use the Robot Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to the event:

Inspection Checklist


For a checklist to prepare your team for this event, please download and read the following document:

Tips for Teams to Prepare for VEX IQ Challenge Ev