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VEX IQ Japan Cup @Tokyo Global Gateway

18-Mar-2023 - 19-Mar-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
24-Jun-2022 09:44 EDT
Registration Deadline
28-Feb-2023 09:44 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event has reached capacity. Teams on waitlist may still be added.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

****** The moning workshop on March 18th has been cancelled ******

The Japan Cup aims to provide opportunities of international exchange to VEX IQ teams from alll over the world as well as inspire young people to pursue further education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math while building self-confidence, knowledge and life skills and developing collaboration among students and instructors.

Since this event is dated after March 12th in 2023, there will be no allocation for the World Championships. However teams will challenge to acquire a title of the 2022-2023 Champion on Teamwork Challenge in Japan and also encourage their skill level on Driving and Programming Skill Challenge.

Please pay the entry fee ¥15,000 at door. We accept cash and creditcard.

One of our event sponsors Kawasaki Heavy Industries runs the robot showroom in Odaiba, Tokyo called Kawasaki Robostage.
You can watch, touch and experience the Kawasaki’s state-of-the-art robotics technologies and knowledges.
Setting a main concept “human-robot coexistence and collaboration,” the facility continues to display the latest robots.
Please visit there in the morning. The door opens at 10:00 on the 18th.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Mar-2023 - 19-Mar-2023

江東区, 135-0064

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3/18 Sat.
****** The moning workshop has been cancelled. ******
15:00 Doors Open / Get-together
16:00-17:00 Hula Workshop (The entrance door will be closed from 16:00 to 17:00 due 
17:30 Door Close
18:00 Start Preparations for the Event

3/19 Sun.
08:00 Door Open for only Volunteers and Staff
08:30 Volunteer and Staff Check-in
09:00 Team Registration / Inspection
09:45 Driver's Meeting
10:00 Skills Challenge (Programming and Driving)
11:30 Lunch Break (Practice Fields Open)
12:30 Teamwork Challenge
15:15 Finals Matches
16:00 Awards and Closing Ceremony
16:30 Close



Always looking for volunteers.
Please contact Dice or Shinya for more information.

We have enough volunteers for the event.
Thanks for your kind cooperation.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event is indoor.
In the event of severe weather the event may be cancelled.
Teams will be notified accordingly.

Refund and Payment Policies

No payment until the event day.
When team registers, payment will be available at door.

Health and Safety Policies

Student, coach, spectator, and volunteer safety is of upmost concern.

** Facemasks are currently required at ALL times in ALL TGG Buildings **

Please contact Dice or Shinya with questions or concerns.

Date: 18-Mar-2023 - 19-Mar-2023
江東区, 135-0064

Travel Info

Unfortunately bus services are not available from both Haneda Airport and Narita Airport to Odaiba Area.
Service has been suspended by Covid-19 and still not been restored.

The closest train station to TGG (Tokyo Global Gateway) is Telecom Center (Yurikamome Line).

If you would like to save your time and avoid hassles, you may order an airport taxi.
They will provide a van upon your request.


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.