Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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6-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
California - South
Max Registrations per Organization
Standard Registration Opens
23-Oct-2023 20:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
8-Dec-2023 12:09 EST
Payment Deadline
18-Oct-2023 04:00 EDT
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

This event is put on by ROBOSTARS.  More details will be sent in your registration email and closer to the day of the event.

This event will have skills tournament and live judging.  We hope to have some practice fields for teams but if you need a field, please bring your own and we will do our best to fit as many as practice fields we can. EVERY team player who participates in the competition will receive a certificate of participation.  For Excellence Award, Teamwork Champions and (or) Robot Skill Champion, EACH team member in the winning team will be awarded a trophy.  

Free lunch will be provided to ALL students, coaches, judges, and volunteers.  Free breakfast and refreshments are ONLY for judges and volunteers.

We hope you enjoy our event and are looking forward to hosting Southern California VEX teams. Good luck to every team this season.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 6-Jan-2024

20 E. Foothill Blvd
Arcadia, California 91006
United States

Contact Information

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9:00 am Doors Open/ Team Check-In/
9:00 am to 10:00 am Robot Inspection

10:00 am to 10:30 am  Meeting & Opening Ceremony
10:30 am Qualifying Matches and Skills Begin
12:30 pm Lunch (free lunch will be delivered to the pit tables at 12:15-12:30p.m)
1:30 pm Qualifying Matches Resume
3:00 pm Qualifying Matches End
3:15 pm Finals Matches Begin
3:45 pm Closing Ceremonies and Awards
4:30 pm Event Ends
4:30 pm to 5:00pm Clean Up


If you would like to volunteer during the competition, please email Tiffany ([email protected]) to let her know.  It would be helpful if you would include in your email some volunteering activities that you would like to do. If you know of any engineers or STEM professionals, please have them contact us if they would like to help out in any way!

Help is always needed to quickly clean up at the end of a session so that EVERYONE can leave as early as possible.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Only in extreme circumstances will this event be canceled due to weather. In this circumstance, refunds will be made available minus any potential costs charged by the website. 

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will be issued up to 14 days prior to this event if a replacement team is available to fill the vacated spot. Refunds will not be issued after that except in the case of very extenuating circumstances at the event partners discretion. Please be aware that event partners have fixed costs and rely on team registrations to meet these obligations.


Date: 6-Jan-2024
20 E. Foothill Blvd
Arcadia, California 91006
United States

Travel Info

Parking Instruction:

There are plenty of parking spots behind the building.  Please make sure park your car there.  Thank you.


Judging Format

  • The Initial Team Interviews will be conducted remotely, and Engineering Notebooks will be submitted to judges digitally via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents.  Notebook submission deadlines will be 3PM PST on Jan 3, 2024. Initial Interviews will be on Jan 4-Jan 5, 2024. Sign-up links will be sent via email.  So keep an eye on the email associated with your registered team.
  • Top 50% Teams selected from the initial interview will have the in-person 2nd Interview on Jan 6, 2024.