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West Kentucky Holiday Invitational State Qualifier

Event Code
VEX Robotics Competition
Event Type
Spots Open
Event Region
This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.

General Info

General Info

The Gateway to VEX event is open to both Middle and High School VEX Robotics teams in the Western Ky Region (Central Time Zone).  This is a State Qualifying Event. 

If you are not in the Central Time Zone of Kentucky, please email to find out room availability

Concessions will be available and organized pizza orders will be available.

Please use the Rear Entrance to Load and Unload.

NO Outside Food or Drink Allowed.

Grade Level: All

Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 8-Dec-2018

Gateway Academy
705 N Elm St
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
United States

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7:30 am

All Times are Central Time Zone


Doors Open

8:00 am

Inspection Begins and skill runs can be done after inspection

9:00 am

Drivers Meeting

9:30 am

Opening with National Anthem

9:40 am

Event Qualifying Begins

11:30 am  


12:00 pm

Qualifications Continue

1:30 pm

Event Alliance Selection

1:45 pm

Finals Begin

2:30 pm

Event Ends


If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Nathan Hicks at

Experience Level: No Previous experience is needed for most Volunteer Positions.

Time Commitment: You can register for an entire day, or just a portion of the day as your schedule permits for most positions.

Meals: Lunch and hospitality room provided for all volunteers.

Volunteer Positions Needed: 

  • Judges for Design Award (All Day Commitment)
  • Skills Field Administrator (Adult)
  • Referees (Adults)

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

The event will be rescheduled if cancelled due to bad weather.  No raindate is scheduled at the time.

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be given to teams cancelling less than a week before the competition. Refunds will be sent out around 6 weeks from the event who cancel in due time. If teams registered and paid through robotevents we must receive the funds from robotevents first, this some times takes 3-6 months. Refund from robotevents will deduct 10%.

Date: 8-Dec-2018
Gateway Academy
705 N Elm St
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
United States

Travel Info

Gateway Academy
705 North Elm Street
Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240
United States


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