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VEX in the Valley (ES/MS)

21-Jan-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
Early-Bird Registration Opens
11-Oct-2022 08:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
10-Dec-2022 08:00 EST
Registration Deadline
16-Jan-2023 20:14 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to our first Vex in the Valley event!  We are so excited to host this fun event.  Registration closes on January 16th with payment due by January 20th for the event.  Teams that are waitlisted will be pulled in if payment is not made in time.

Additional information regarding directions, campus maps, times, and food information will be emailed to registered teams closer to the tournament date.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email Jessica Everitt at [email protected].

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Hardin Valley Middle School
2280 Steele Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932
United States

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Final schedule will be released through email to participants on/around January 10th. 

Tentative Schedule:

8:00-9:00 AM Check-In/Inspection
8:30 AM Skills field opens (closes at 2:00 PM)
9:00 AM Driver's Meeting
9:30-12:00 AM Qualification Matches
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-3:00 PM Qualification Matches
3:30 PM Finals Matches
4:00 PM Awards Ceremony


In order to run a successful event, volunteers are needed from all participating teams.  If you are interested/have parents interested in volunteering, please email Jessica Everitt at [email protected].


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the weather is severe enough to warrant cancellation of the event, notices will be sent as soon as possible to all participants.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be made if the event is cancelled by Hardin Valley Elementary. Refunds will not include the $5 processing fee assessed by Robot Events for processing. Registrations will not be refunded for teams that register, but choose not to come.

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply.

  • 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.
  • In-Person Engineering Notebooks: Engineering Notebooks will still be submitted in person the day of the event to be evaluated by judges.
  • In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event.