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Madison-Grant VEX IQ MS Qualifier; Fairmont, IN

Event Code
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
1-Sep-2022 00:01 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
22-Oct-2022 00:01 EDT
Registration Deadline
19-Nov-2022 23:59 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is an Official Indiana VEX IQ State Qualifying Event that will offer 3 State Qualification Spots. State-Qualifying awards given will be the Excellence Award and 1st and 2nd place Teamwork Champions. Non-qualifying awards for Robot Skills Champion, Design, and Judges will also be given.

Any team not paid by November 19th will be removed and that space will be offered to a team on the wait list.

The Madison-Grant Chapter of the National Honor Society will be running concessions as a fundraiser. Donuts will be available for breakfast and pizza by the slice will be available for lunch. Popcorn, hot dogs, coffee, various beverages, and other snacks will be available all day. Menu is subject to change.

Participation and Consent:

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in. The consent form is located in the Documents tab of this event. Alternatively, forms may be submitted online through Robot Events prior to the competition.

The day of registration check-in deadline is 9:30 am; teams not checked in by that time will be removed from the event and will not be included in the match list. Call 765-329-1991 if you have some issue getting to the event on time the day of.

All payments for entry fees MUST be in advance. Payments will not be accepted at the door.

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Dec-2022

Madison-Grant High School
11700 South East 00 West
Fairmount, Indiana 46928
United States

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Tentative Agenda:

(Subject to change)

8:00 am Doors open; Registration, Inspection Starts, Fields open for practice, Skills Challenges Open (run until 2:30pm with a break for lunch)
9:15 am Registration Deadline
9:30 am Inspection Ends
9:35 am Driver Meeting
9:45 am Opening Ceremonies
10:00 am-12:00pm Qualification Rounds
12:00 pm-1:00pm Lunch, SKILLS CLOSE DURING THIS TIME
1:00-2:30 pm Qualification, Skills open again.
2:30 pm Alliance Announcement, Skills close
2:45-3:30pm Finals & Awards
3:30 p.m. Pits Close, Help with clean-up


We welcome volunteers for our event. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator Eric Cale at 765-536-0032 during the school day, or at 765-329-1991 after school hours. We are looking for Queuing, Refereeing, and field setting volunteers.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on where I will post updates about the event status as needed. Please feel free to contact me by phone (765-329-1991) if you are going to be late to the event. Match Lists will be generated at 9:30am and cannot be re-run.

Refund Policy

Event payments are expected when you register for the event and must be completed by November 19th. At that time, un-paid teams will be removed from the event to allow teams on the wait list to register. Please contact Eric Cale (765-329-1991) if there are considerations to be made.

All requests for refunds must be made 2 weeks prior to the event. Refunds, if approved, will be processed ASAP following the event. Any refund will be less the $5-dollar processing fee.

Judging Format

  •  In-Person Judging/Dual-Format Notebooks - 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 OR submit their notebooks digitally. Either format will be accepted.

If submitting Engineering Notebook Digitally, must submit it by the Wednesday prior to the event (11/30)! Will not be accepted if turned in later than midnight on this day.