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Vexmen VIQRC Open Qualifier - Middle School

7-Dec-2024 Add to Calendar
Event Code
VEX IQ Robotics Competition
Event Type
Event Format
Field Control System
Spots Open
Event Region
Pennsylvania - East
Max Registrations per Organization
Early-Bird Registration Opens
23-Sep-2024 16:00 EDT
Standard Registration Opens
26-Oct-2024 16:00 EDT
Registration Deadline
4-Dec-2024 16:00 EST
Payment Deadline
5-Dec-2024 16:00 EST
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  • Registration opens at a future date.

General Info

Welcome to the Vexmen VIQC Open Qualifier! This will be the Vexmen's first IQ event of the season and it will be held at the Marsh Creek 6th Grade Center in Downingtown, PA.

Early Bird

This event has Early Bird Registration enabled. For more information, please reference the Downloads tab.

Field Information

The fields will be raised to approx 18" off the ground.  

Other Information

More information will be made available closer to the event date!

Grade Level: Middle School

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: Remote Engineering Notebooks

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 7-Dec-2024

Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
489 Dorlan Mill Road
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States

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Please note that this is a preliminary schedule and is subject to change closer to the event!

7:45 Doors open

8:00 - 9:00 Check In & Inspection

9:05 Driver's meeting

9:30 - 10:00 Practice Matches & Skills Field Open

10:10 - 12:15 Teamwork Matches Part 1 & Skills Field Open

12:15 Lunch (all fields closed)

1:00 - 1:30 Skills Open on All Fields

1:30 - 3:30 Teamwork Matches Part 2 & Skills Field Open

3:30 Skills Fields Close

3:40 Playoffs

4:10 Awards & Clean Up


More information will be availabe closer to the event date!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

This event has no available makeup date. A weather-related event cancelation will be made in accordance with the Downingtown Area School District's policies.

In the event of a weather-related cancellation, teams will be contacted as early as possible and event registration fees will be returned minus the $5 RECF processing fee.

Refund and Payment Policies

Refunds will only be made if the event is cancelled by the Downingtown Area School District. i.e. Inclement Weather, COVID-19, etc. Refunds will NOT include the $5 processing fee assessed by Robot Events. Refunds will be coordinated thru the billing contact for the team. For refund questions, email: [email protected]

Registration fees are due 1 week prior to the event
- If your school requires a PO – Purchase Order, please let us know.    
- If your team hasn’t paid by the registration fee due date, your team will be placed on the waitlist. 

Registration fees will not be refunded for teams that register but choose not to come.  

Health and Safety Policies

Our event health and safety policy will follow the most stringent requirements of the Downingtown Area School District, the Brandywine Robotics’ Vexmen, and Federal, State, and local governments.

These policies will be subject to change based on any policy updates at the time of the event. These policies will be clearly communicated as information update emails.

Date: 7-Dec-2024
Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
489 Dorlan Mill Road
Downingtown, Pennsylvania 19335
United States

Travel Info

Our event will be held at the Downingtown Area School District Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center.

The Downingtown Area School District, Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center (DASD MC6GC) has plenty of parking for cars and buses.(as shown in the map below)

Look for the Vexmen Robotics Event signs to help guide your path!

For easy access to the building, we recommend that all vehicles enter through the buses only entrance for the event.  (Bus only is only enforced during the school day)

When entering the building, use the door farthest to your right on the front of the building.

Note that Marsh Creek is located behind the DASD Shamona Creek Elementary School (Blue roof building as shown in the photo below.)  



At this time, we do NOT plan to live stream the event. 

Judging Format

Digital Engineering Notebook Submissions / In Person Team Interviews: Team interviews will be conducted in-person at the event. Engineering notebooks must be submitted digitally for evaluation via the link found within the "My Account" panel of the team contact on RobotEvents. To submit your digital notebook, ensure your team profile has been updated with a link to your notebook by 5PM the day before the event.