Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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1st Annual TYRA @ SSMS VEX IQ Middle School Qualifier

21-Jan-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Texas - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
25-Nov-2022 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
16-Jan-2023 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is open to spectators. Please enter through the back (southside of the building) where you will find parking in our big parking lot.  The front doors will remain locked throughout the day.  Concessions will be available during the tournament.

There are many restaurants available for lunch nearby.  If your team would like to order pizza through our PTO concessions, please visit the concession stand upon arrival to place your order.

Concession Stand Menu and Prices:

Pizza $2.00 slice

Candy $2.00

Drink $1.00

Donuts $1.00

Chips $1.00

Whole Pizza $10.00

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Sulphur Springs Middle School
835 Wildcat Way
Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482
United States

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7:30 a.m. Doors open
8:30 a.m. Registration opens, pits open, Inspection starts
9:00 a.m. Volunteer training for referees, judges, field staff
9:30 a.m. Registration closes, inspection ends
10:00 a.m. Opening ceremonies and driver meeting
10:15 a.m. Qualifications, Skills Challenges, and Judging
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Qualifications, Skills Challenges, and Judging
2:00 p.m. Qualifications end, Skills Challenges end
2:30 p.m. Finals Matches
3:30 p.m. Awards
3:45 p.m. Clean-Up

This is a tentative schedule.  Things may change a little due to number of teams attending.


This is our first tournament.  We would love to have volunteers to help who have run tournaments before.  Please send an email if interested in volunteering.  Thanks!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All cancellations will be communicated through email. Please check your email the day before and the morning of the tournament (before leaving).

Unfortunately, there will be no make-up in case of weather cancellations.

Refund and Payment Policies

No refunds will be given once registration closes.

Judging Format

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