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Kettering University VEX IQ #1 - ES/MS Slapshot Tournament; Flint, MI

12-Nov-2022 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
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Early-Bird Registration Opens
29-Sep-2022 10:08 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
1-Oct-2022 10:08 EDT
Registration Deadline
9-Nov-2022 10:09 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Welcome to the Kettering University VEX IQ ES/MS Slapshot Tournament!

  • This is an in-person event that includes Robot Skills Challenge.
  • Teams are expected to pay the registration fee at the time of registration. Those not paid by October 31, 2022, will be waitlisted and not allowed to compete.
  • Kettering University is located at 1700 University Ave, Flint, MI 48504.
  • The Event will be held in Kettering University's Campus Center on the 5th floor. Look for signs that will direct you to parking. Enter through the front door of the Campus Center (across the street from Einstein's).

Feel free to reach out with any questions: Clinton Bolinger [email protected] 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 12-Nov-2022

Kettering University Campus Center
1700 University Avenue
Flint, Michigan 48504
United States

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9:00 am - Doors/Pits Open - Check In and Robot Inspection
9:00 am - 10:15 am - Check-In, Inspection, and Practice 
10:15 am - 10:30 am - Opening Ceremonies and Driver's Meeting
10:30 am - 12:00 pm - Teamwork Matches, Skills, and Judging
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Teamwork Matches, Skills, and Judging continue
2:30 pm - Skills close
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm - Final Matches and Awards
4:15 pm - Pits Close & Cleanup 

*All times subject to change


Kettering University would be honored to utilize your assistance during the event. Please email Clinton Bolinger ([email protected]) to volunteer. We will contact you to discuss the role you would like to play in this special event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Event Cancellation:

If weather, a local emergency, or enhanced coronavirus restrictions cause us to cancel or modify the schedule for this event, we will update this event's general information page. Please check the General Information page before traveling to Kettering University for possible notice of a delayed event start time, cancellation, or rescheduling of the event due to inclement weather, local emergency, or enhanced coronavirus restrictions.


Notice will be posted by 5:00 AM the morning of the event (or sooner if the decision is made).

Refund and Payment Policies

Should the Kettering University VRC HS/MS Spin Up Tournament on November 12, 2022, be canceled, refunds in the amount of $60 will be issued.

Judging Format

Please review the following Judging Format options and keep the ones that apply to your event, and delete the others that do not apply. Please see the Remote Judging section of the Guide to Judging for more information.

  • 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.