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JIS Marion's 2nd Annual VEX IQ Qualifying Tournament - ES only- "Slapshot"; Marion, IN

Event Code
VEX IQ Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
30-Sep-2022 08:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
10-Dec-2022 08:00 EST
Registration Deadline
21-Dec-2022 08:01 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This is an Official Indiana VEX IQ State Qualifying Event that will offer 4 State Qualification Spots. State-Qualifying awards given will be the Excellence Award and 1st place Teamwork Champions. We will also have Skills Champion Award as well. Non-qualifying awards for Judges will also be given.

Any team not paid by December 21st will be removed and that space will be offered to a team on the wait list.

The Marion Justice Giant Athletic Department will be running concessions as a fundraiser. Breakfast items  will be available and pizza by the slice will be available for lunch. Popcorn, hot dogs, coffee, various beverages, and other snacks will be available all day. Menu is subject to change.

Participation and Consent:

A completed form for all participants must be turned in during check-in. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the event and turn them in to the registration desk when checking in. The consent form is located in the Documents tab of this event. Alternatively, forms may be submitted online through Robot Events prior to the competition.

The day of registration check-in deadline is 9:30 am; teams not checked in by that time will be removed from the event and will not be included in the match list. Call 765-661-8215 if you have some issue getting to the event on time the day of.

All payments for entry fees MUST be in advance. Payments will not be accepted at the door.


Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Eligible Teams:

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 21-Jan-2023

Justice Thurgood Intermediate School
720 N. Miller Ave.
Marion, Indiana 46952
United States

Contact Information

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Tentative Agenda:

(Subject to change)

7:30 am - All Volunteers Meeting

7:45 am - Mini-Meetings - Judges, Referees, and Inspectors

8:15 am - Doors Open

8:30 am Registration, Inspection Starts

9:30 am Registration Deadline

9:45am Inspection Ends, Skills Challenges Paused

9:50 Driver Meeting

*Pizza Orders need to be turned in to Kevin Alsup (Concession Stand) 

10:00am Opening Ceremonies *Morning announcements 

10:10am-12:00pm Qualification, Skills Challenges Open

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

*Make sure Referees, Skills people, get lunch first

12:30pm – Skills Challenges Open

1:00-2:45 Qualification, Judging

2:30 pm Skills Challenges Closed

2:45 Finals                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Alliance Announcement

3:00-3:30 Finals & Awards

*3:00 pm Concession Stand Closes?

3:30 p.m. Pits Close, Help with clean-up


We welcome volunteers for our event. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator Heather Rumple at 765-664-0507 ext. 5005 during the school day, or email after school hours. We are looking for Queuing, Refereeing, and field setting volunteers.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions or possible cancellations please visit the event on where I will post updates about the event status as needed. Please feel free to contact me by phone (765-661-9781) if you are going to be late to the event. Match Lists will be generated at 9:30am and cannot be re-run.

Refund Policy

Event payments are expected when you register for the event and must be completed by December 21st. At that time, un-paid teams will be removed from the event to allow teams on the wait list to register. Please contact Megan McAdams (765-661-9781) if there are considerations to be made.

All requests for refunds must be made 2 weeks prior to the event. Refunds, if approved, will be processed ASAP following the event. Any refund will be less the $5-dollar 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.