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Washington Middle School Blended VIQRC Tournament


4-Jan-2025 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
30-Sep-2024 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
23-Nov-2024 16:00 EST
Registration Deadline
1-Jan-2025 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
23-Dec-2024 16:00 EST
This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

Registration Information

All participating teams must be registered with VEX Robotics and the Robot Events website and have an official team number before registering for this event. Tournament fees must be paid before teams are allowed to compete. Registration and payments should be made through the Robot Events website.

Engineering notebooks

We will be collecting Physical engineering notebooks at this event for judging.

Lunch and Concessions

Full concessions will be available from 9 am to 3 pm.

Finals Matches

Up to 30 teams will be paired up and participate in Finals matches. 

Competition Preparation

All teams should come prepared for competition. Here are a few steps that every team should take to ensure that they are prepared.


Review all game information: Current Game Webpage

  1. Review the rules and run through the inspection checklist about a week before the competition so that there is ample time for adjustments. Robots must use VEX IQ parts. Please self inspect before arriving at the tournament using the IQ Robot Inspection Checklist

  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.

    • Spare parts & tools

    • Batteries and chargers

    • Power strip and extension cord

    • Laptop computer

    • Programming cable

    • Engineering notebook (Required for judged awards)

    • Banners and other decorations for your team pit table

    • Giveaways if you have them

  5. Be sure to read VEX Tournaments 101.

  6. Review the descriptions and criteria for the awards that are being given during the tournament.

  7. Prep for your interviews with the judges and read the Judge's Guide. Check the awards tab to see what awards will be given during the tournament.

  8. Remember that safety comes first, please don't bring tools that pose a safety risk to your team, or others nearby, as teams are close to each other in the venue pit area. Also, remember no grinding or other actions that create sparks, ask the tournament director for a safe location if grinding is needed.

  9. Ensure that you have the latest version of programming software and firmware for your IQ Brain.

Participation and Consent Form

A completed form for all participants must be uploaded to prior to the tournament. Team leaders will need to check that all team members attending the event have completed the online consent form prior to the tournament. Instructions on how to upload consent forms in English or Spanish is given here: VEX Consent Form (English) or VEX Consent Form (Spanish)

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: All In-Person Judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 4-Jan-2025

Washington Middle School
102 South Washington Street
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin 54154
United States

Contact Information

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TENTATIVE! Check here the week of the event to make sure you have the current agenda.


8:00 am Doors open, team check-in begins

9:00 Team check-in ends


Teams MUST be checked-in by 9:00, as the Match Schedule will be run at that time and CANNOT be re-run. If your team is running late, call the Event Partner or the match schedule will be run WITHOUT your team.


8:15 am Inspection begins

8:30 Skills Begins

9:30 am Inspection ends

9:45 Team & Driver meeting

10:15 Qualification matches

2:30 Qualification matches & Skills end

2:50 Finals matches (Awards intermixed between rounds)

3:30 Final awards and closing



- Alliances will be 2 teams.

- All teams up to 30 will participate in the finals.


No volunteers are needed at this event.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will be notified if the event is canceled by;

All teams will be emailed to the coach before the event.

The event cancelation will be posted on

Refund and Payment Policies

If the Event Partner cancels the event: 

If the event must be canceled, teams will be refunded EXCEPT the $5 charge from RECF.

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

If a team must cancel for any reason, a refund WILL NOT be given.


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.