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Grandville VIQRC Blended Tournament - "Fill 'em up"

Blended VIQRC MS/ES Region 4

10-Feb-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
Early-Bird Registration Opens
6-Nov-2023 16:00 EST
Standard Registration Opens
30-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
7-Feb-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
29-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Event Location

The event will be held at the Grandville Robotics Competition Center located on the west side of Grandville Middle School.

 VEX IQ teams should use the Grandville Middle School entrance off Canal Ave. 

Additional Parking for VEX IQ team parents and spectators is located on the east side of Grandville Middle School.  Parents and spectators can access the east parking lot by using the schools 52nd Street entrance. This entrance is located west of Wilson Ave.    

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.

Lunch and Concessions

Full concessions will be available from 8:30am am to 2:30pm pm. We offer a lunch pre-order for $7 that includes  2 pieces of pizza, snack, a piece of fruit and a drink.  Lunch preorders will be taken until February 6. Click on this link to pre-order lunch:  Lunch pre-order form  

Finals Matches

Up to 32 teams will be paired up and participate in Finals matches. 

Competition Preparation

Team should bring a printed copy of their Engineering Notebook for the judges. 

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 / Tablet
    • Programming cable
    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit table
  5. 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)

Team Pits

Teams will be assigned a 6-foot pit table with 4 chairs.  Coaches might want to bring a bag chair as we have a limited amount of folding chairs.  Teams will have access to electricity at the charging table.  Bring a power strip to plug in multiple items.  

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 10-Feb-2024

Grandville Robotics Competition Center
4900 Canal SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda for  "Fill 'em up" VEX IQ ES/MS Tournament

All times are approximate and may change


All times are approximate and may change


8:00                     Doors Open and Robot Inspection

8:15                     Skills Field Open

9:00                     Drivers' Meeting and Opening Ceremony

9:30                     Teamwork Rounds, Skills and Judging

11:30 - 12:30       Lunch/Skills

12:30                   Teamwork Rounds, Skills and Judging

3:30                     Alliance Play-off rounds

4:30                     Awards



Please contact Event Partner

Rosemary Hepfer - [email protected]


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If Grandville Public School is closed on tournament day, we will not hold the tournament.  

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

a refund will be given to all participants, minus the RobotEvents fee.

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

A full refund will be given to registered participants if they withdraw before January 20.  If a registered participant withdraws after January 20, a refund will not be given.


Judging Format

In person Judging with Physical notebooks.  Please bring a physcial engeineering notebook in to be judged.