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Gathering Of America’s Tribes (Blended VIQRC)

South Central Native American Showcase

22-Feb-2024 - 23-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
Standard Registration Opens
15-Dec-2023 12:00 EST
Registration Deadline
12-Feb-2024 23:59 EST
Payment Deadline
15-Feb-2024 12:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

This event is designed to allow American Indian VEX IQ teams from the across North America to come together to enjoy the community of Indian Country and friendly robotics competition and  the enjoyment of our native cultures.  Teams are encouraged to prepare a physical display over something unique cusatoms and culture, that can be set up for both participants and public to enjoy.    

To be eligible to compete teams must have more than 50% team members recognized as Native American (have a CDIB card) or Indigenous American.  Coaches will be responsible for guranteeing their team meet this requirment and should beable to provide documentation.  

This event will qualify 2 spots to Worlds, as follows:

  • Elementary Excellence 
  • Middle School Excellence




Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 22-Feb-2024 - 23-Feb-2024

Dahlonegah Public School
468739 East 878 Road
Stilwell, Oklahoma 74960
United States

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(All times are Central Time Zone)


Thursday, Feb 22, 2024

7:30 am – 8:00 am:                    DOORS OPEN – TEAM CHECK INS

8:00 am – 8:45 am:                    IQ Team Inspections

9:00 am – 9:15 am:                    IQ Drivers Meeting

9:30 am - 12::00pm                    SKILLS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm:               Lunch

1:00pm  – 5:00 pm:                 Qualifying Matches

***Dinner is on your own*** 

Friday, February 23, 2024

7:30 am – 8:00 am:                    Doors Open – Team Check Ins

8:30 am – 10:00 am:                    IQ Complete Qualifying Matches

10:00 am – 10:30 am:                  IQ Alliance Practice

10:30 am – 11:30 am:               IQ Finals           

11:30 am – 12:00 pm:               Awards

Skills include:

Up to 3 attempts at Driving Skills

Up to 3 attempts with Autonomous


If you'd like to help, please contact:


Daniel Faddis @ [email protected]

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event will continue unless an emergency occurs.  If an emergency disallows the event to proceed on the scheduled date, other dates may be considered; however, likely it would be cancelled and payments refunded.  With it being indoors and limited travel required, there should not be an issue with weather.

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels: Refunds will be made less comeettied expences.

If you Choose not to attend their will be no guarantee refund but you may request a refumd via email ([email protected])





Date: 22-Feb-2024 - 23-Feb-2024
Dahlonegah Public School
468739 East 878 Road
Stilwell, Oklahoma 74960
United States

Travel Info

Regency Inn Stilwell, OK


Super 8 by Wyndham Sallisaw, OK

• 924 S Kerr Blvd, Sallisaw, OK, 74955 • +1 918-775-8900 



Quality Inn Sallisaw, OK

710 S Kerr Blvd, Sallisaw, OK, 74955, US

 (918) 774-0400




Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks will be submitted digitally for evaluation  via a link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. A submission deadline that may be scheduled ahead of the event date.