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2024 Washington Middle School VIQRC Regional Championship

9-Mar-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Standard Registration Opens
6-Nov-2023 23:59 EST
Registration Deadline
2-Mar-2024 11:35 EST
Payment Deadline
2-Mar-2024 11:51 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

Congratulations on your great VEX IQ season and WELCOME to the Washington VEX IQ Middle School Regional Championship!

The Middle School Regional Championship will take place on Saturday, March 9th at Wenatchee High School -1101 Millerdale Ave, Wenatchee, WA.

Only teams and 1 coach per organization will be allowed in the team pit area.  Only students will be allowed in the practice field area.  Everyone else must stay out.  Parents and anyone else associated with your program must remain out of the pit area and practice fields.

***Teams who have not paid registration fee will by Saturday March 2nd will be moved to the waitlist and risk losing their spot.

Shirts: Fine Designs will be on site to customize your Regional Championship gear. You may also order here:

Concessions and Lunch:  We will have concessions - Dooley Dogs will be here with their stand and lunch will be available to purchase between 11:00am - 1:30pm!

PRACTICE FIELD NEEDS:  We are in need of practice fields and practice field volunteers. Please reach out to the EP or fill out link on Volunteer Tab if you can help. A one time use skills fast pass will be given to those teams that provide fields and volunteer at least 1.5 hours during the event.

Qualifying to this Event:

There are three ways for teams to qualify to Championship events: 

  • Qualifying Award: Winning a qualifying award at an official event in the team’s Event Region. 
  • Robot Skills Ranking: If the Championship event in the team’s region is not filled to capacity through qualifying awards, teams may qualify through the World Skills Standings sorted for the Event Region and by grade level. Teams invited through Robot Skills Challenge Rankings are invited in ranked order after the results of the last qualifying event in the region have been posted. Scores earned after this date will not be used to qualify teams to their Championship. 
  • Waitlist: If there is remaining capacity due to teams not accepting the invite after the Robot Skills Rankings invites have been issued, the capacity will either be lowered, and the event will be closed, or teams will be invited from the waitlist. This will be decided by the REC Foundation Manager.

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 9-Mar-2024

Wenatchee High School
1101 Millerdale Avenue
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
United States

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Friday March 8th
5:30 - Doors Open
          Early check-in 
          Physical hard copy notebooks turned in.
          Innovate Award forms will NOT be available on site. 
          No digital notebooks will be accepted.
          Digital notebooks will NOT be printed on site.
5:45pm - Inspection Opens - Coach be sure to sign Inspection Checklist
6:00 - Skills opens
7:15pm - Skills & Inspection Lines Close
7:30 - Skills & Inspection Closes
8:00pm - Venue Closed

Saturday March 9th
7:30 - Doors Open
7:40 - Check in opens
          Physical hard copy notebooks turned in.
          Innovate Award forms will NOT be available on site. 
          No digital notebooks will be accepted.
          Digital notebooks will NOT be printed on site.
7:45 - Inspection Opens - Coach be sure to sign Inspection Checklist
8:00 - Skills Fields open (5 Fields each age group)
10:25 - Skills Line Closed (finish up before Driver’s Meeting)
10:35 - Practice Fields Closed for Driver’s Meeting 
10:40 - Skills Closed for Driver’s Meeting
10:45 - Opening Ceremony and team driver meeting
           This consists of a driver's meeting and verbal recognition of each team number/name and location.  Each team can stand and cheer when they are recognized.
11:10 - Qualification matches begin (8 matches) 
            Interviews with judges begins (in pits)
11:20 - Skills Fields Open (2 Fields each age group)
12:00 - 12:30 ES Lunch
12:35 - ES QualificationsMatches Resume
12:30 - 1:00 - MS Lunch
 1:05 - MS QualificationsMatches Resume
3:30 - Skills Line closes 
3:45 - Qualification Matches Conclude
4:05 - Finals Begin (10 Finals Matches)
Awards mixed in between matches
4:45 - Final Awards
5:00 - Clean up


We are in need of Volunteers. Please contact Brigitte Wiegand: [email protected] for more information or fill out this link: 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Please check with WSDOT and WSP if weather is in question.  Wenatchee may experience winter weather please look at your 7 day forecast and plan your travel accordingly.

Refund and Payment Policies

If a Coach/Mentor completes registration for the event then chooses to withdraw or not attend: Unfortunately we are unable to provide refunds.

Date: 9-Mar-2024
Wenatchee High School
1101 Millerdale Avenue
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
United States

Travel Info

Hotels Nearby:

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Wenatchee: 1730 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 +15096672775

Residence Inn by Marriott Wenatchee: 1229 Walla Walla Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 +15094703091

Hilton Garden Inn Wenatchee: 25 N Worthen St, Wenatchee, WA 98801 +15096620600

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wenatchee: 1905 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 +15096646565


3/8 Night before Middle School* - 

3/9 Middle School Day of - 

*Based on set up completion

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. (Please submit a printed copy  of Digital Notebook at Team Check-In (Printers are not available at event)) Please note that prepared presentations; ie, power points, tri-fold boards are NOT ALLOWED during the interview process with judges.

Teams wishing to be considered for the Innovate Award MUST include the new Innovate Award Submission Information Form with their notebook. More information about this new form may be found in RECF's Guide to Judging.