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2021 Hawaii State Middle School VEX IQ Championship - Remote Skills Only w/Judging

26-Mar-2021 - 28-Mar-2021
Event Code
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Remote, Skills Only
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
1-Mar-2021 18:06 EST
Registration Deadline
19-Mar-2021 18:07 EDT

100% of total capacity is reserved for Hawaii.
19 remaining spots are reserved for Hawaii.

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the 2021 Hawaii State Middle School VEX IQ Championships - Remote Skills Only w/Judging!

***Please review the entire event posting prior to registering your team.***

Qualification: All Hawaii VEX IQ teams qualify for the Hawaii State Championships if:

  • the team is registered on RobotEvents for the 2020-21 season;
  • and participates in at least one official qualifying event (local Hawaii event or other event region remote event) during the 2020-2021 season (please do not register for this event if you do not meet both of these requirements).

Remote Judging Info: all registered teams in Hawaii received info on the process for judged awards in February - please pay close attention to the submission process and deadline provided. If your team needs info on the remote judging process for this event or has questions about remote judging, please contact Rene Kimura, Hawaii State Judge Advisor, at (

Mandatory Release Form
All participants including coaches/mentors/teachers must have a Participant Release Form uploaded in 

Team Payment
Team payments must be paid two weeks prior to the event. Team payments not paid at this time may be dropped at the Event Partner's discretion to allow teams in from the wait list.

VEX IQ Skills Only: Remote 

  • Please refer to the Live, Remote Skills-Only Event: Remote Live section of the Game Manual VIQC Game Manual for specific rules and requirements.
  • Teams will be permitted to run up to (3) Driver and (3) Programming Skills per the Qualifying Criteria
  • Option to have 1 driver drive the entire 60-second match (with no driver switch required)

* More information will be provided after registering for the event *

Code of Conduct​
We expect the following behavior and ethical standards at all REC Foundation-sanctioned events:
       • Act with integrity, honesty, and reliability
       • Behave in a respectful and professional manner with event staff, volunteers, and fellow competitors
       • Exhibit maturity and class when dealing with difficult and stressful situations
       • Respect individual differences
       • Follow all rules as listed in the current game manual(s)
       • Student-centered teams with limited adult assistance
       • Safety as a top priority
       • Good sportsmanship, which includes supporting your alliance partners

These expectations apply to all team members and all adults associated with a team including, but not limited to, teachers, mentors and parents. This Code may also apply to behavior outside of REC Foundation-sanctioned events where inappropriate actions are related to an event or participating individuals.

Judges will consider team conduct and ethics when determining awards.

Repeated or egregious violations of the expectations in this Code may result in consequences up to the disqualification of the team or organization from the current event and/or future events, and potentially removal from the program after review by the REC Foundation.

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 26-Mar-2021 - 28-Mar-2021

Kamehameha Schools - Kapālama Campus
1887 Makuakane Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
United States

Contact Information

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Tentative Agenda

Day 1 (3/26/2021, Friday):

8:00 AM – Start Check in

8:30 AM – Event opens / Technical Inspection

8:35 AM – Coaches Meeting

8:40 AM – Event/Driver Meeting

9:00 AM – Skills Challenge Begins

5:00 PM (or earlier) – Day 1 of Skills Challenge Ends


Day 2 (3/27/2021, Saturday):

8:30 AM – Event opens / Technical Inspection

9:00 AM – Skills Challenge Begins

3:00 PM (or earlier) – Day 2 of Skills Challenge Ends

*if needed

*Makeup day in case of any internet connection issues on day 1. (Day 1 makeups will be scheduled to the last slot on day 2.)

*Anyone on day 2 who suffers any internet connection issues will be rescheduled to the last slot on day 2.


Day 3 (3/28/2021, Sunday)*:

12:00 PM – Event opens

12:15 PM – Skills Challenges Begin

4:00 PM (or earlier) – Day 3 of Skills Challenge Ends

*Day 3 will serve as a backup day in case we don’t finish on Day 2. (We will most likely not need day 3.)


*Backup day if needed

**Agenda subject to change.

***The awards ceremony will be held on the day when all teams finish their skills challenge runs. Expect the event to run at least 30 minutes over the tentative schedule for the awards ceremony to take place.


  • Teams will be assigned a timeslot for their skills matches. (Team schedule time slot will be sent at least 4 days before the event.)
  • Robot may be inspected before every scheduled skills match at the discretion of the head referee
  • Maximum Skills per team: 3 Driver and 3 Programming Runs per the Qualifying Criteria

NOTE:  The Agenda is subject to changes!


Due to COVID, we will not need outside volunteers at this event. Please contact the Event Partner if you have any questions.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This is a remote Skills Only event.  

The event will not be cancelled due to bad weather except for a declared state or federal emergency. 

The Event Partner will contact teams of any cancelations due to host internet issues. Teams should make sure their contact information in RobotEvents is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

Refund Policy

Due to fixed costs, refunds will not be provided. Please review the entire event posting prior to registering your team.




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