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Hancock Public Schools- VIQRC League

Blended VIQRC ES/MS Region 1

4-Nov-2023 - 18-Nov-2023
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
25-Sep-2023 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
3-Nov-2023 16:00 EDT
Payment Deadline
3-Nov-2023 15:20 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Registration Information

All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website.

Engineering notebooks

We will be collecting Physical engineering notebooks on the last day to learn about what a good engineering notebook looks like.

Lunch and Concessions

Full concessions will be available from noon-3:00pm.

Finals Matches

Up to 16 teams will be paired up and participate in Finals matches. 

Competition Preparation

All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.


Review all game information: Current Game Webpage

  1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. Robots must use VEX IQ parts. Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the IQ Robot Inspection Checklist

  2. Check the official VEX forums for rule updates and changes.

  3. Carefully read all of the information contained in the tournament posting on

  4. Pack for the event the day before the day of departure. Here are a few items that you don't want to forget.

    • Spare parts & tools

    • Batteries and chargers

    • Power strip and extension cord

    • Laptop computer

    • Programming cable

    • Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)

    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit table

    • Giveaways if you have them

  5. Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.

  6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

  7. Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

  8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks, ask the tournament director for a safe location if grinding is needed.

  9. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your IQ Brain.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: No Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Nov-2023
Hancock Public Schools
501 Campus Drive
Hancock, Michigan 49930
United States
Date: 11-Nov-2023
Hancock High School
501 Campus Drive
Hancock, Michigan 49930
United States
Date: 18-Nov-2023
Hancock High School
501 Campus Drive
Hancock, Michigan 49930
United States

Contact Information

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Doors open at 11:30 for teams to come in and set up pits.

11:45- Inspections Open

12:15- Qualification Matches Start

3:00- Qualification Matches End

3:30- Venue Closes

November 18th will be a modified shedual with finals following qualification matches.


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of inclement weather and the event is rescheduled, an email will be sent within 12 hours of the event start time.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

A refund of $45 will be issued.


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

A refund of $45 will be issued if the cancellation is at least a week before the event.

Judging Format


  • No Judging