Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Inspiring students, one robot at a time.


(Elementary and Middle School, In-Person Tournament, In-Person Skills, In-Person Judging)

20-Jan-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Early-Bird Registration Opens
31-Oct-2023 12:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
9-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
13-Jan-2024 11:09 EST
Payment Deadline
6-Jan-2024 11:18 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

1.  Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. The inspection checklist can be found here. 

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. 

  • Goggles/Safety Glasses 

  • Spare parts & tools 

  • Batteries and chargers 

  • Programming cable 

  • Power strip 

  • Laptop computer 

  • Engineering notebook (if you have one, helpful for Judges, Design and Excellence Awards ) 

  • Banners and other decorations for your team pit 

  • Giveaways if you have them 

5. Be sure to read 101 Things You Should Know Before Your First VEX Tournament.  

6. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby as the venue is a very tight fit. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks. 

7. Understand how the game will be played. VEX participants are more than welcome to watch the referee training videos before they attend a tournament. 

8. Read through the Robot troubleshooting guide. 

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 20-Jan-2024

Delhi Charter School Business
6940 Louisiana 17
Delhi, Louisiana 71232
United States

Contact Information

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8:00 am - Doors open to public and coaches/teams 

8:00 am to 9:45 am - Event Check-In/Registration/Compliance Check 

9:00 am - Skills field open to teams that have completed inspection

9:45 am - Opening Ceremonies and Coaches Meeting

10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Qualifying Matches Begin

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Lunch Break 

1:00 pm  Qualifying matches resume

2:30 pm  Skills Closes 

3:00 pm - Alliance Selection/Finals/Awards 

5:00 pm - Venue Closes 


Would you like to volunteer?  Contact Eric Vidrine at [email protected].

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of extreme weather (tornado, blizzard, etc.)  the event may be cancelled.  If so, we will try to reschedule on a later date, if possible.  Refunds will be provided if the event is cancelled.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event, refunds will be provided to all participates.


If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend, no refunds will be given.  Refunds will only be provided if the event is cancelled.


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.