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Charlotte VIQRC Full Volume

Blended VIQRC ES/MS Event Region 4

20-Jan-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
30-Oct-2023 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
17-Jan-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
8-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

Charlotte Upper Elementary/Middle School is excited to host the VIQRC Full Volume Tournament!

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 at this event for judging.

Lunch and Concessions

Concessions will be available with basic snacks and drinks. A pizza order form will be provided in the team packets for lunch

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: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

1068 Carlisle Hwy
1068 Carlisle Highway
Charlotte, Michigan 48813
United States

Contact Information

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Agenda is Subject to Change

  • Skills will be available throughout Qualification matches as well as during the lunch break.
  • Maximum Skills per team: 3 Driver and 3 Programming
    • 8:00am               Doors Open – Coach/Captain Check-In
    • 8:00am               Robot Inspection Opens/Skills open 
    • 9:00am               Coach/Captain Meeting - Drivers’ Meeting on the Field 
    • 9:00am               Check-in / Robot Inspection Concludes
    • 9:30am               Qualification Rounds Begin
    • 12:00pm             Short Lunch Break
    • 12:30pm             Qualification Rounds Resume
    • 2:00pm               Qualification Rounds End
    • 2:30pm               Finals Begin
    • 3:00pm               Awards


If you would like to volunteer for the event, please contact Stephanie D'Huyvetter at [email protected]

We are always looking for great volunteers!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

It is unlikely we will cancel. All reasonable efforts will be made to inform teams of any cancelations due to inclement weather. Please monitor event status on Robot Events cancelations will be posted there. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

Refunds will be issued if no alternative date is set.

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

Please email Matt Gordeneer.  Email:  [email protected]

Refunds will only be considered in extreme circumstances. 

The $5.00 service fee that is collected by the REC Foundation will not be refunded

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.