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Greater Western Wisconsin ES/MS VEX IQ Challenge

21-Jan-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
12-Sep-2022 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
13-Jan-2023 16:01 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


Welcome to the Greater Western Wisconsin VEX IQ Challenge at Whitehall! Teams will be competing for a spot at the Wisconsin VEX IQ State Championship! Please see the Awards tab for information on which awards qualify teams for State Championship. 

The event will be held in the gym at the Whitehall High School. 


State Qualifications:

This event will qualify a certain number of teams for State Championship. 

  • Events of the same size and type will receive the same number of qualification spots. 
  • Events that have been uploaded and finalized before the state spot assignments have been made will have the equitable number of spots assigned, and the qualifications will be issued retroactively.


Finals matches for Wisconsin VEX IQ events:

Event Partners are encouraged to allow all teams to participate in Finals matches. However, at large events or events that are running late, the Event Partner may choose to run finals matches that do not include all teams present. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Whitehall Memorial High School
19121 Hobson Street
Whitehall, Wisconsin 54773
United States

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Doors open


Check-in opens


- Turn in Design Notebook


- Turn in REC Participation Form


Inspection Opens


Judges Meeting

Practice Fields Open - Inspected Robots Only


Skills Field Opens - Inspected Robots Only


Referee Meeting


Check-In & Inspection Closes


Skills & Practice Fields close


The Qualification Match schedule is generated


Team Meeting & Opening Ceremony


Match Play Begins & Skills Field Opens  


Break for Lunch


Match and Skills Play Resume


Match Play Ends


Skills field closes (Or when match play ends, whichever is first)


Elimination rounds - 36 teams - 18 matches


Final awards and closing


Our event is only possible with the help of many dedicated volunteers. If you are interested and willing to help at this event, please email [email protected]

Volunteers on day of event will recieve a voucher for food from the concessions.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If this event needs to be cancelled due to inclement weather please check this site for details.

Refund and Payment Policies

Teams must pay within 2 weeks of registering and by the registration deadline or they will forfeit their spot. Teams that withdraw from the tournament before the registration deadline may receive a partial refund, $5 per team will be withheld. Teams that withdraw from the tournament after the registration deadline will not receive a refund.


If the event is canceled for weather or other reason, full refunds will be issued as soon as reasonably possible. 

Health and Safety Policies

COVID-19 Related Event Modifications

Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of everyone at the event. All approved events and event attendees are required to follow all local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices. We will continually assess, based on current government guidelines, whether to postpone, cancel, or significantly reduce the number of attendees when necessary.

The following will be in effect for the event (subject to change in response to current conditions):


  • This event may be canceled, restructured, or otherwise restricted due to developing conditions.
  • Hand santizer stations will be available throughout the venue
  • Pit tables will be arranged with a spacing of at least 8' to allow for appropriate distancing (one team per table)
  • Fields will be placed further apart to allow for distancing
  • Alliance stations will be enlarged at the fields to allow for more social distancing between teams

Procedures for Participants

  • Please maintain 6' distancing between teams as much as possible throughout the event
  • No hand-shakes, high-fives or other unnecessary touching during the event (Please find non-contact ways to show your sportsmanship and encouragement)
  • Team members will be asked to use hand sanitizer before each match and before using the practice fields
  • One member from each alliance will assist with reseting the field at the end of each match

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.