Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Inspiring students, one robot at a time.

Island Invitational- IQ

Date
8-Jan-2022
Event Code
RE-VIQC-21-4785
Program
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
League
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
20
Spots Open
0
Event Region
Texas - Region 3
Price
$50.00
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Competition Preparation

1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here.

2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on RobotEvents.com

4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.
Robot
Goggles/Safety Glasses
Spare parts & tools
Batteries and chargers
Programming cable
Power strip
Laptop computer
Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and 
Excellence Awards)
Banners and other decorations for your team pit
Giveaways if you have them

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament. 

6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament. 

7. Prep for your interviews with the judges. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks.

9. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament.

10. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide.

 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 8-Jan-2022

Venue/Location:
Austin Middle School
1514 Ursuline Street
Galveston, Texas 77550
United States

Contact Information

You must login to contact this Event Partner

Agenda

7:30 - Doors open/inspection/skills

9:00- matches start

12:00-Lunch 

12:45- Matches resume

3:00- Finals

4PM - awards

Volunteer

We always need volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please email catherinepickavance@gisd.org

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All cancellations will be communicated through email. Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).

Unfortunately, there will be no make-up in case of weather cancellations.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given once registration closes.