Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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Ridgely Robotics IQ Extravaganza

18-Jan-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Early-Bird Registration Opens
26-Oct-2022 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
7-Dec-2022 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
13-Jan-2023 11:57 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This tournament is open to both elementary and middle school teams. We strive to make it as welcoming as possible in order to attract new schools and students to the rewarding world of VEX Robotics.  Please contact us if there is anything we can do in order to make your participation in the event possible. 

If the event fills up, please contact the event coordinator, Gregory Kallaur, regarding possible availability.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Jan-2023

Ridgely Middle School
121 East Ridgely Road
Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland 21093
United States

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4:00 PM                  Doors open
4:00-4:45 PM          Check in and Inspection. Practice fields open.
4:15 PM                  Skills fields open

4:45 PM                  Drivers meeting
5:00 PM                  Qualifying Matches begin
8:05 PM                  Qualifying Matches end

8:15 PM                  Finals
8:35 PM                  Awards presented


Please contact Greg Kallaur at [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions and/or possible cancellation, please revisit the event on where updates will be posted. Please call the event coordinator if you are going to be late to the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

All requests for refunds must be made two weeks prior to the event. Refunds, if approved, will be processed within one month following the event - less the $5 REC Foundation processing fee.

Health and Safety Policies

COVID-19 Related Event Modifications

Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of everyone at the event. All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

The following will be in effect for the event (subject to change in response to current conditions):


  • This event may be canceled, restructured, or otherwise restricted due to developing conditions.
  • Hand santizer stations will be available throughout the venue
  • Fields will be placed further apart to allow for distancing
  • Alliance stations will be enlarged at the fields to allow for more social distancing between teams

Procedures for Participants

  • Cloth face coverings will be required for all competitors, coaches, volunteers,spectators, and officials  during the event
  • Please maintain 6' distancing between teams as much as possible throughout the event
  • No hand-shakes, high-fives or other unnecessary touching during the event (Please find non-contact ways to show your sportsmanship and encouragement)
  • One member from each alliance will assist with resetting the field at the end of each match
  • Food may only be consumed at a team's pit table or at the tables available (No walking around and eating)
  • No spectators/parents/family are allowed in the pits tables areas in the cafeteria
  • Spectators in the gym are restricted to the bleachers only   

Judging Format

  •  In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in-person the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.