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Oyster River Middle School Tournament

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16-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
New Hampshire/Vermont
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
30-Aug-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
8-Dec-2023 11:43 EST
Payment Deadline
16-Dec-2023 11:52 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

The Oyster River Middle School VEXIQ Tournament is Saturday, December 16th from 8 am – 3 pm.  Doors open at 7:30 am.      

Location:  The Oyster River Middle School is located at 1 Coe Drive, Durham, NH 03824.  There should be plenty of parking at the school. 



·       We will have a basic concession stand with snacks and drinks. 

·       NOTE!: Pizza must be pre-ordered.  $14 cheese pizza.  Please email John Silverio [email protected]  your team pizza order by Thursday at 4:30 pm. Pizza money must be turned into the Team Check-In table by 8:45 am.  Checks should be made payable to “Oyster River Robotics Boosters” or Venmo: @ORRobot8410 

Engineering Notebooks: 

·       Engineering notebooks will be collected at the Team Check-In table. If you have a digital notebook, please print it out and bring it with you to the event.   Only hard copies will be accepted.  

Important Documents: 

·       Robot Inspection Checklist:  Teams should review this checklist prior to the event to ensure their robot will pass inspection. 

·       Game Manual - VEX IQ Full Volume:  Everything you need to know about this year’s game.  

General Information: 

·       For qualification matches, each team will compete in 6-7 matches. 

·       For skills, each team can perform up to 3 Driving Skill and 3 Programming Skill matches. 

Day of Event Contact: 

·       John Silverio: 603-969-4184 

·       Jason Duff: 603-969-2660 

·       Jade Terrill: 602-363-6149 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 16-Dec-2023

Oyster River Middle School
1 Coe Drive
Durham, New Hampshire 03824
United States

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·       7:30 am:  Doors open. Teams should check in as early as possible then proceed to the inspection table. This will help ensure a timely check-in and robot inspection process.  

·       7:30-8:30 am:  Team Check-In and Robot Inspections  

·       8:30 am:  Deadline for checking in.  Teams that have NOT checked in by this time will NOT be placed in the match schedule. 

·       8:30-9:00 am:  Driver Meeting and Opening Ceremonies.  

·       9:00 am-12:00 pm: Qualification Team Matches. Skills Challenge Open. 

·       12:00-12:30 pm:  Lunch. 

·       12:30-2:00 pm: Qualification Team Matches. Skills Challenge Open. 

·       2:00-3:00 pm: Final Matches and Awards. 


If your program brings a competition table you will recieve a free team registration.  Please contact John Silverio [email protected] if you are interested in supporting the event.  We will be in need of three table sets.  

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the event is postponed due to weather, we will reschedule on Sunday, December 17, 2023.  

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: All team registration fees will be refunded.  


If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:  Oyster River will reimburse the program.  


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.