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*Canceled* Dodd City Happy Hornet New Year Blended VIQC Tourney

7-Jan-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Texas - Region 2
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2022 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
6-Jan-2023 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has been canceled.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

We will have a concession stand open, but feel free to bring snacks or any diet-specific foods as there are limited restaurants/convenience stores in the area. 

We will be offering preorder pizza or burger lunches for teams.  You will receive an email with details at a later date.  

Eligible Teams: MS and Elem Teams

The following Awards will be offered:

Tournament Champion

Tournament Runner Up

Robot Skills Champion

Judges Award

Sportsmanship Award

Excellence Award



Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 7-Jan-2023

Dodd City School- East Gym/Cafeteria
602 North Main Street
Dodd City, Texas 75438
United States

Contact Information

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7:30 AM - Doors Open to Gym and Pits, Check-In and Inspection Open

8:15 AM - Skills Field Opens

8:30 AM - Check-In Closes

8:45 AM - Inspection Closes

8:45 AM – Event/Drivers Meeting

9:00 AM – Qualification Matches Begin

12:00 PM – PM Break for Lunch

1:00 PM – Continue Qualification Matches

2:45 PM - Final Alliances Announced

3 PM – Elimination Matches and Awards

*Don't forget to pick up notebooks

*Times are subject to change. 


If you're interested in volunteering as a Head Referee, Scorekeeper Referee, or Engineering Judge, please email Mr. Nathan Melson, Robotics Director at [email protected].  He will gladly accept volunteers.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Due to the possibility of winter weather in January, if bad weather occurs, events will either be canceled or rescheduled. Coaches will be emailed in advance. 

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds unless the event is canceled. Refund will not include the $5 Robot Events processing fee.  Payments must be made by competition day in order to compete in the event.  Non-payment by the deadline will be moved to the waitlist unless approved by the Event Partner ahead of time.  Communication is key to avoid conflicts.

Health and Safety Policies

Please be advised: Team members will be required to wear safety goggles while in the drive box on the practice field, skills field, or competition field.  This is proper safety practice and will be enforced by the referees.

Date: 7-Jan-2023
Dodd City School- East Gym/Cafeteria
602 North Main Street
Dodd City, Texas 75438
United States

Travel Info

Dodd City School is located in rural Fannin County 5 miles East of Bonham, TX 75418.

 Our address is :

Dodd City School

602 N. Main Street

Dodd City, TX  75438

I will email a map to coaches for unloading, parking, and Check-In during the first week of January.  We look forward to hosting your VIQC teams.


Judging Format

Please Note:

  • All 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.  You may print these and place in a 3-ring binder for judging.











11 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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