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Eastern PA State Championship VEX IQ Challenge "Slapshot" - Middle School

25-Feb-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Pennsylvania - East
Standard Registration Opens
7-Dec-2022 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
17-Feb-2023 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The 2022-23 Eastern PA State VEX IQ Challenge "Slapshot" event will be held at the Marsh Creek 6th Grade Center in Downingtown PA.   The competition fields will be raised to approx 18" off the ground.  

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 25-Feb-2023

Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
489 Dorlan Mill Road
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States

Contact Information

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Our Target Event Schedule

7:45 doors open for volunteers

8:00 - 9:00 Check In & Inspection

9:00 Event Meeting – This will take a little longer because it’s states. 

9:40 Teamwork Matches Part 1 (8 matches)

12:00 Lunch (all fields closed)

12:45 Skills on all fields

1:45 Teamwork Matches Part 2 (4 matches)

3:15 Playoffs

3:45 Awards

4:00 Clean Up


We welcome volunteers to help! Please email [email protected] for information.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

A weather-related event cancelation will be made in accordance with the Downingtown Area School District's policies.   This event will have a makeup date.  Makeup date is TBC.   In the event that the makeup date is also cancelled, teams will be contacted as early as possible and event registration fees will be returned minus the $5 RECF processing fee.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be made if the event is cancelled by the Downingtown Area School District.   i.e. Inclement Weather, COVID-19, etc.   Refunds will NOT include the $5 processing fee assessed by Robot Events.   Refunds will be coordinated thru the billing contact for the team.   For refund questions, email: [email protected]

Registration fees are due 1 week prior to the event
- If your school requires a PO – Purchase Order, please let us know.    
- If your team hasn’t paid by the registration fee due date, your team will be placed on the waitlist. 
Registration fees will not be refunded for teams that register but choose not to come.  

Health and Safety Policies

We will be following current Downingtown Area School District guidelines as related to masks, social distancing, etc.

Date: 25-Feb-2023
Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
489 Dorlan Mill Road
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States

Travel Info

Our event will be held at the Downingtown Area School District Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center.

The Downingtown Area School District, Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center (DASD MC6GC) has plenty of parking for cars and buses.(as shown in the map below)

Look for the Vexmen Robotics Event signs to help guide your path!

For easy access to the building, we recommend that all vehicles enter through the buses only entrance for the event.  (Bus only is only enforced during the school day)

When entering the building, use the door farthest to your right on the front of the building.

Note that Marsh Creek is located behind the DASD Shamona Creek Elementary School (Blue roof building as shown in the photo below.)  



This event will NOT be webcast.

Judging Format

At this time only electronic notebooks will be accepted for Judging.  Please make sure your robotevents team profile has a link to your notebook.  This must be completed by Thursday, February 23th, 5:00PM.  

The following link contains instructions on how to do this, only your official team contacts with RECF can do this.

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks must be submitted digitally for evaluation via the link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.