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2024 NRSC VIQRC Competition for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

5th Annual

11-Jan-2024 - 14-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
1-Sep-2023 08:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Dec-2023 11:59 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Dec-2023 10:54 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is hosted by NTID Regional STEM Center at Alabama Insitute for the Deaf and Blind (AIDB).

This event is ONLY for teams with Deaf/Hard of Hearing students.  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to [email protected].

All participants are expected to complete the participant release form . (also available in Spanish)  This form only needs to be done once per season and covers all VEX IQ events.

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 11-Jan-2024 - 14-Jan-2024

Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee 37920
United States

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Thursday, January 11, 2024 (5:00 pm to 7:00pm):

  • Team Check-In
  • Opening Ceremony

Friday, January 12, 2024 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm): 

  • Opening Remarks, Driver's Meeting
  • Practice/Inspection Begins
  • Lunch (Inspection Ends/All fields closed)
  • Skills/Qualification Begins
  • Wrap up for the Day (all fields closed)

Saturday, Janurary 13, 2024 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm):

  • Opening Remarks
  • Practice/Qualification/Skills Open
  • Lunch (all fields closed) 
  • Skills/Qualification Begins
  • Final Matches begins (Skills/Qualification fields will close about 30 minutes beforehand)
  • Wrap up for the Day (clean up/tteam debreif/group photo)
  • Dinner
  • Awards

Sunday, Janurary 14, 2015 (must depart by 8:00 AM if flying/8:30 if driving):

  • Teams Depart


Get invovled!

We are always looking for volunteers as we appreciate them tremendously!  For this competition, good use of American Sign Language (ASL) is a plus.

Experience Level:

No previous experience is needed for most volunteer posititons, and you can even bring your kids for a family activity (For example, Field Resetter is ideal for younger aged children). 

Time Commitment:

You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.


Lunch and snacks are FREE for volunteers (you will also get a free shirt)!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If necessary, we will make announcement here and on various social media sources.

Refund and Payment Policies

All teams attending this event will be sponsored by NRSC.  Hence, there will be no refunds given if the event is cancelled due to any type of emergency, bad weather, or any other reason. 



The event will be livestreamed.  Our channel is shown below.  The events will be live streamed as they are happening. 

Please be aware that technolgy is not always on our side and we may face some technical difficultiy.  If we do, we will get it up and runing as soon as we can! Thank you for your understanding!

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.