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LA/Orange County - Magnolia VEX IQ Tournament #2 (Ben Lipper)


27-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
California - South
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
18-Sep-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
25-Jan-2024 20:00 EST
Payment Deadline
5-Jan-2024 20:00 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

January 27, 2024

This event qualifies the winners of the event, for the California State Championship.


Snack foods will be sold at the event (including pizza, bottled water, soda, potato chips, and breakfast foods). 

Additionally, many teams will be ordering pizza for lunch through the event at a discounted price.  you will receive directions on how to do this when you register for the event.

Pit Area

All teams will be provided a table and benches.  There will be power strips available for charging VEX IQ batteries. Make sure to label all of your teams’ equipment with your name and/or team number.

Competition Preparation

This event is sure to be a fast-paced and exciting event. All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few things to pack for the event the day before the day of departure.

  • Spare parts

  • Batteries and chargers

  • Power strip

  • Robots and nameplates

  • Money for Pizza and other snacks

NOTE: A completed Participant Consent Form for all participants must be turned in prior to check-in. 

Here is a link to the form: Participant Release Form

LATE Arrivals

Teams must be checked in 45 minutes prior to the start of the qualification matches so that the match schedule may 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. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 27-Jan-2024

Magnolia Science Academy
2840 West 1st Street
Santa Ana, California 92703
United States

Contact Information

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(Times subject to change due to number of teams participating.)

Volunteers arrive at 8:00 AM

Doors Open & Check in 9:00 AM

Inspections 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Opening Ceremony/Event Meeting 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Tournament Qualifying matches 10:00 AM  - 12:30 PM

Lunch 12:30 - 1:00 (This may become a working lunch)

Tournament Qualifying matches (continued) 1:00 PM  - 4:00 PM

Finals matches 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM.

Awards 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Load-out 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Skills matches will be available from 9:00 AM to the end of qualification games (Closed During Lunch).


Almost all of the volunteers for this event will come directly from Magnolia Science Academy.

If you are interested in helping though, please contact me at b[email protected], and we will work to integrate you into our event staff.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy


Unless there is a major catastrophe (for example, a hurricane), the tournament will take place as scheduled.

In the case of extremely bad weather conditions or possible cancellations, please visit the event on where updates about the event status will be posted as needed. In case of an emergency, we will individually reach out to all teams using any contact information required.  Teams should make sure their contact information in is up to date and includes both school and non-school phone numbers.

In the event of an emergency during the event (for example, a fire), the school emergency procedures will be followed and everyone will be safely evacuated.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds are not typically issued for our events

However if you have a special case that you would like to discuss with us, you may contact us at [email protected].

If the tournament is cancelled, teams will be refunded all but the robotevents fees.


Judging Format

No judging