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Battle on the Hill VIQRC (ES Only)

3-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
5-Oct-2023 08:31 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
23-Dec-2023 08:31 EST
Registration Deadline
15-Dec-2023 08:31 EST
Payment Deadline
31-Jan-2024 16:08 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

Gibbs Middle School is proud to host its fourth VEX IQ tournament.  The event is open to middle and elementary school teams. 

Teams must be checked in one hour 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. 

Registered teams will receive an e-mail prior to the event with event details including parking and lunch information.

Grade Level: Elementary

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 3-Feb-2024

Gibbs Middle School
7625 Tazewell Pike
Corryton, Tennessee 37721
United States

Contact Information

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8:00-8:40 AM VEX IQ Event Check-In/Registration/Compliance Check

8:45 AM - Opening Ceremony

9:00 AM - Skills Challenges Open

9:15 AM - Driver's Meeting in Cafeteria

9:30 AM Qualification Matches Begin

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00-2:30 PM Qualification Matches continue

3:00 PM Finals

3:30 PM Awards

Please keep in mind that many factors go into play to keep an event running smoothly and on-time. Please make sure that your teams are aware of the agenda for the day and are keeping up with their alliance match times.


Volunteers are essential to a successful tournament. Please consider volunteering. No prior experience is necessary. Please email [email protected] to sign up. Volunteers will receive any training necessary and a full day of inspiration working with incredibly talented youth.


Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of bad weather, updates will be made by email.

We cannot refund the REC Foundation fee associated with the event.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels/postpones the event: 

  • Emails will be sent out with reimbursement information. We cannot refund the REC Foundation fee. 

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

  • Teams that withdraw from registration more than 15 days from of the event will be given a refund minus the five-dollar REC registration fee.  Teams that withdraw less than 15 days prior to the event will not be given a refund.
  • Fees must be paid at least three days prior to the event. If you are bringing a check day of please contact Lauren Downs at [email protected].
  • Schools with outstanding invoices will be waitlisted for all events until payment is received.
Date: 3-Feb-2024
Gibbs Middle School
7625 Tazewell Pike
Corryton, Tennessee 37721
United States

Travel Info

Gibbs Middle School

7625 Tazewell Pike

Corryton, TN 37721

We are located on the hill behind Gibbs Elementary School. Please look for the GMS sign as well as the REC Foundation Banner.

Judging Format

All In-Person Judging - The Team Interviews and Engineering Notebooks will be judged in person on the day of the event. Teams should bring a physical copy of their notebook to submit to the judges.