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Vex in the Valley (ES/MS)

9-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
10-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
28-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
1-Dec-2023 19:30 EST
Payment Deadline
2-Dec-2023 21:16 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Hardin Valley Elementary is excited to host its second annual VEX IQ tournament, Vex in the Valley!  

Teams must be checked in one hour prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedules can be printed. Teams must contact the event partner if they are running late or they will be removed from the team list for the event.

Registered teams will recieve an e-mail prior to the event with event details including lunch, parking, and concessesion information. 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Dec-2023

Hardin Valley Middle School
2280 Steele Rd
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932
United States

Contact Information

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*Please be sure that your teams arrive on time to help us keep the event running on time*

8:00-9:00 AM VEX IQ Event Check-In/Registration/Compliance Check

9:15 AM - Opening Ceremony

9:30 AM - Skills Challenges Open

9:45 AM - Driver's Meeting

10:00 AM Qualification Matches Begin

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 PM Qualification Matches continue

2:30 PM Finals

3:00 PM Awards

Please keep in mind that many factors go into play to keep an event running smoothly and on-time. Please make sure that your teams are aware of the agenda for the day and are keeping up with their alliance match times.


Volunteers are essential to a successful tournament. Please consider volunteering. No prior experience is necessary. Please email [email protected] to sign up. Volunteers will receive any training necessary and guidance as needed throughout the event.  Thank you for considering volunteering!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If the event must be cancelled due to bad weather or another emergency, every attempt will be made to reschedule the event. If bad weather requires the event to be delayed, but held on the same day, each coach will be notified via email and phone.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

A refund will provided less the $5 Robot Events processing fee.

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend:

No refund will be provided.

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 physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.