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Winter Carnival (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
7-Nov-2022 08:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
10-Dec-2022 08:00 EST
Registration Deadline
7-Jan-2023 07:44 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Winter Carnival Vex IQ 2022 event located at Newburg Middle School for Slapshot! We look forward for your teams competing.  

Concession will be available as well as pizza orders. 

No outside food or drinks allowed. 


Grade Level: Middle

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Frequently Asked Questions at the Newburg Middle School

What’s the building address?

Newburg Middle School

4901 Exeter Ave.

Louisville, KY 40218

Travel Information

Coming from the South:

Take 65 N to 264 E. Proceed to the Newburg exit and turn right. Continue until you see E. Indian Trail, then turn right onto it. Then turn left onto Exeter Ave and you will see our school ahead on the left.

Coming from the East:

Take 64 W to 264 S. Proceed to the Newburg exit and merge onto Newburg Rd. Continue on until you see E. Indian Trail, then turn right onto it. Then turn left onto Exeter Ave and you will see our school ahead on the left.

Who can I contact if I have questions?

Newburg Middle: Amanda Baker

Where is the building and where do I enter?

  • The main entrance is in front of the school. You won’t be able to enter through any other door.

Where do I park?.

  • There are two options:

  • Park behind the school in the main parking lot. There is parking on the street but this option is limited.

  • Park at the Newburg Library across the street. 

Where do I load and unload my equipment?

Coaches may unload team equipment in front of school.

Where is registration?

Registration will be in the lobby at the main entrance on Exeter Ave.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Newburg Middle School
3901 Exeter Ave
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky 40218
United States

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7:00 am  Volunteers and Event Staff Enter (No Teams)

7:30 am   Event Doors Open to ALL & Check in Begins

8:00 am   Concessions Begin offering Breakfest

8:10 am   Inspection Opens in GYM

8:15 am   STEM Research Project Judging Begins

8:30 am   Check In Closes and Skills Opens in GYM

9:10 am   Inspection CLOSES

9:15 am   Coach & Driver Meeting

9:45 am   Qualifying Matches Begin in GYM

12:00 pm   Lunch Break (Qualifying and Skills temporary suspended)

1:00 pm   Qualifying & Skills Matches Resume in GYM

2:30 pm   Qualifying & Skills Matches END for the Day

3:00 pm   Finals Begin

3:30 pm   Closing Ceremonies and Awards



No experience is required for most of our volunteer positions.

However volunteers should have an interest and enthusiasm for robotics.

Volunteers have a flexible schedule. You can volunteer for the morning shift, the afternoon shift, or all day!

A hospitality room, located in our lounge, will provide a free breakfast, lunch as well as snacks and drinks for all working volunteers.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Amanda Baker. 

  • All volunteers will be trained
  • Head Referee and Judge Advisor must be certified

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Here's hoping this won't happen.  In the event of inclement weather, the tournament will either be delayed by up to 2 hours or postponed to January 28th.  Details will be sent out as soon as plans have been made in the event of any change.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

  • Teams will receive a full refund minus the $5 REC Foundation processing fee

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.
  •  Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.