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R8 VEX IQ Tournament Fall 2023

1-Dec-2023 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Texas - Region 2
Standard Registration Opens
27-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
24-Nov-2023 15:00 EST
Payment Deadline
1-Dec-2023 11:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

The event will be held on the 2nd floor of the Region 8 ESC. 

Our physical address is 4845 US Highway 271 North, Pittsburg, TX  75686. 

Doors will open at  8:30 a.m. that morning and check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m.

In order to have adequate space for participants, there will not be seating available for spectators.

Stay in the know -- join our Remind Group!  Text @r8viq to the number 81010

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 1-Dec-2023

Region 8 Education Service Center
4845 US Highway 271 North
Pittsburg, Texas 75686
United States

Contact Information

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Tournament Agenda -- **Schedule will be amended as needed based on final number of teams entered.**

Join the Remind Group for updates -text @r8viq to the number 81010.

8:30 a.m.

Doors open, registration opens, pits open

9:00 a.m.

Inspection starts

9:00 a.m.

Volunteer training for referees, judges, field staff

9:30 a.m. Fields available for practice matches.  Student set-up in pit area.
10:00 a.m. Registration closes, inspection ends

10:15 a.m.

Opening ceremonies and driver meeting

10:30 a.m.

Qualifications, Skills Challenges, and Judging

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Qualifications, Skills Challenges, and Judging

2:00 p.m.

Qualifications end, Skills Challenges end

2:30 p.m.

Finals Matches

3:30 p.m.


3:45 p.m.



Please let us know if you can help!  Contact Kerri Bowles at [email protected] if you can help facilitate the event with us.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In the event of an emergency or weather-related closure, Region 8 ESC will contact registered teams. 

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

All registered teams will receive refunds.

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

Refunds will be issued up to 14 days prior to the event.  Refunds will not be issued after that time except in the case of extenuating circumstances.

Health and Safety Policies

Information on this tab will be updated as we near the day of the event.  Students and advisors should follow local school district guidelines as they relate to health and safety.

Date: 1-Dec-2023
Region 8 Education Service Center
4845 US Highway 271 North
Pittsburg, Texas 75686
United States

Travel Info

The ESC is located on US Highway 271 approximately 5 miles south of Mount Pleasant and 5 miles north of Pittsburg.  Multiple hotels are available in Mount Pleasant.  If you have questions about housing arrangements, please contact Kerri.  [email protected].

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.