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Grandville Slapshot New Year VIQC ES/MS

Event Code
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
13-Sep-2022 10:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
26-Nov-2022 10:00 EST
Registration Deadline
16-Dec-2022 20:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The event will be held at Grandville High School.

VEX IQ Team Entrance:

VEX IQ teams should use the high school entrance off Wilson Ave, just north of Costco.  If using the Canal Street entrance, use the entrance at the traffic light, drive around the north side of the school, and park by the football stadium.  

The VEX IQ team parents and spectators should park on the east side of the high school, by the football stadium.  Teams and spectators will enter the high school through the ATHLETIC ENTRANCE.   Team pits and the competition area will be located in the VanderSlice gym (main basketball gym).

New Year Tournament Preorder Lunch 

Coaches can preorder lunch for their team.  Lunch will be served in the school cafeteria.  Please submit orders before 8 pm Tuesday, January 3.

The New Year Tournament preorder lunch includes:   2 pcs of pizza (pepperoni or cheese), Salad, Snack (choice of fruit, cookies, chip), and Drink (choice of pop, juice, bottle of water).    The cost is $7.00 each. 

Please use the link to order your team's lunch:

Other Information

Teams should bring a printed copy of their electronic notebook to submit to the judges.   

We will have concessions in the cafeteria.   

Teams can bring in food.

Teams will be assigned a 8-foot pit table with 2 chairs.  Coaches might want to bring a bag chair.    Teams will have access to electricity at their pit tables.  Bring a power strip to plug in multiple items.  


We will be holding a VEX IQ parts sale at the concession stand.  We will be selling various sizes of beams, gears, motor mounts, connectors, weighted flywheels, and much more.  We also have VEX IQ gen 1 kits for sale.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 7-Jan-2023

Grandville High School
4700 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda for West Michigan New Year's VEX IQ ES/MS Slapshot Tournament

All times are approximate and may change

7:30 Doors Open and Robot Inspection

7:45 Skills Field Open

8:30 Drivers' Meeting and Opening Ceremony

9:00 Teamwork Rounds, Skills and Judging

11:00 - 12:00 Lunch/Skills

12:00  Teamwork Rounds, Skills and Judging

2:15  Alliance Play-off rounds

3:15  Awards


Contact Rosemary Hepfer to volunteer

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If Grandville Public Schools has closed, then the event will be canceled.  The EP will email contacts for each registered team listed on RobotEvents.  

Refund Policy

Contact event partner for refunds.

Date: 7-Jan-2023
Grandville High School
4700 Canal Avenue Southwest
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Travel Info

Grandville High School entrance is located of off Wilson Ave just north of Costco.   

 Costco's Address:


WYOMING MI 49418-8788

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in person on the day of the event. Teams should bring a printed copy of their electronic notebook to submit to the judges.