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Kicks & Giggles VEX IQ Tournament @ A-TECH

VIQRC, ES/MS Blended, Tournament, All In-Person Judging

18-Nov-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Early-Bird Registration Opens
17-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
7-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
11-Nov-2023 12:00 EST
Payment Deadline
31-Oct-2023 23:00 EDT
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Date: 11/18/2023

Main contact: 

Melissa Perrin-Smith

Title: A-TECH Robotics Coach

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 7023260860


Welcome to VIQRC 2023-2024 Full Volume tournament! 


In-person judging. Engineering Notebooks should be brought and turned in during robot inspection/check-in.


Where: Advanced Technologies Academy, 1411 Robin St, Las Vegas, NV 89106


The event will take place in the school gym & cafeteria.


Parking will be in the Bus Lot in front of the school. All teams will enter through the front doors & proceed to school cafeteria. 


Team Pit will be located in cafeteria at tables with a Practice Field in the center. Skills Field will be on the stage in the cafeteria. Competition Fields & viewing area will be in the school Gym. 


NOTE: There will be donuts & coffee on sale in the morning ($1 - $4)

             There will be lunch, snacks. sodas & other drinks available for sale in the cafeteria student store. ($1 - $10)


Nachos, Pizza & more!!!!!


If you have anyone that can volunteer, please fill out the link on the Volunteer page. 


If you have additional teams, please add them to the waitlist. We will be moving additional teams in to fill open slots as we get closer to the deadline. 


Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 18-Nov-2023

Advanced Technologies Academy
1411 Robin Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
United States

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7:00 am – Doors open to public

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Inspections

8:30 am – 8:45 am – Drivers Meeting, Judges meeting, Match Schedule distributed at the End of Drivers Meeting

8:45 am – 9:00 am – Opening Ceremony

9:00 am – 11:30 am – Qualification Matches

9:00 am - 11:30 am - Skills Challenge

11:30am- 12:00 pm – Alliance Selection

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch Break/Alliance Strategizing

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Eliminations & Awards

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm – Event clean up

NOTE: The final agenda will be posted after the number of teams has been finalized.


We will need volunteers for this event.

High school students will receive community service hours.


Please fill out the form to volunteer


Judges and Volunteer Guides

Certifications for Judges and Head Referee



Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We will communicate by email if something should prevent us from hosting the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner Cancels the event: 

  • Refunds will be given up to the registration deadline. Refunds will be given minus the $5 processing fee connected to the event.

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

  • The deadline to withdraw for a refund (minus the REC $5 fee) is October 31, 2023 

If a team(s) no-shows, no refund will be given.


Reminder: Final Payment deadline is October 31, 2023.  Teams not paid by this date will be moved to the Waiting List. 



Health and Safety Policies

All participants are responsible for keeping a safe environment. This means:

  • Ensure the area is kept clean and tools and robots are not left lying around
  • Any food brought by outside sources should be safe to consume. 

There are vending machines available in the cafeteria.

Lets keep everyone safe and have a great time!

Date: 18-Nov-2023
Advanced Technologies Academy
1411 Robin Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
United States

Travel Info


Formula 1 is in town so certain areas of Downtown will be blocked off. 

Please plan your travel ahead of time if you are on the EAST side of town or in HENDERSON. 


There is parking in the bus lot that is at the front of the school 

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.