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The Essex Christmas Clash

Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
United Kingdom
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
3-Oct-2022 08:48 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
2-Nov-2022 08:48 EDT
Registration Deadline
12-Dec-2022 08:49 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

VEX IQ Competition Essex Slapshot Regional

Join us on Wednesday 14 December with 20 teams competing in the VIQC Slapshot Essex Christmas Clash St Helena School, Colchester.
For parking arrangements, please navigate to the 'Travel Info' tab.

It would be much appreciated if you could bring along with you any labelled game fields and sets of elements.

Join the conversation and talk with other competitors in the unofficial UK VEX Robotics Discord server.


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 14-Dec-2022

William James
St Helena School, Sheepen Road
Colchester, CO3 3LE
United Kingdom

Contact Information

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Time Event  
09:00    Team registration, Inspection begins
09:45 Driver's meeting  
10:00 Practice matches begin  
10:30 Qualification matches begin, Skills field opens
12:20 Event break  
12:40 Qualification matches resume     
15:00 Finals matches, Awards presentation
15:15 Event close-out  



If you'd like to volunteer, we'd love to hear from you.
Please send us an email at

We're looking for referees/scorekeepers, commentators, and judges.
If you're attending the event as part of a team, we'd really appreciate it if you'd reset the field after your games.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will try our best to ensure the event proceeds, regardless of weather or other ongoing situations. However, in the unlikely instance that weather prevents travel or an emergency occurs the event may be postponed or cancelled, dependant on the situation. We will endeavour to contact you using the information supplied by RobotEvents as early as possible should this happen.

Refund and Payment Policies

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