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2015 VEX IQ Nationals

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This event is VEX IQ only.

This event requires registration.

This event has an entry fee.

This event qualifies for the World Championships.

Date:  Sat 12th Dec, 2015

Location: Massey University


For more information or to register a team, visit RobotEvents.com


8:45Doors open. Check-In and Inspection start.
9:30Check-In closes.
9:45Opening Ceremony
10:00Driver Meeting
10:15Teamwork Matches start. Skills field opens.
12:15Lunch
 - Practice field remains open
 - Skills field remains open
13:00Teamwork Matches resume. Skills field remains open.
15:00Driver Skills Playoff
15:05Awards Ceremony
15:30Finals
16:00Closing Awards Ceremony
17:00Venue closes.

The following awards will be presented at the VEX IQ Nationals:

  • Excellence Award — Qualifies for the 2016 World Championships
  • Teamwork Champion (x2) — Qualifies for the 2016 World Championships
  • Robot Skills Champion
  • Programming Skills Champion
  • Design Award
  • STEM Research Project Award
Excellence Award Requirements

To be considered for the Excellence Award, teams MUST have entered for one or both of the Design Award and the STEM Award.

The Excellence Award will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Teamwork Challenge Qualification Ranking
  • Robot Skills Challenge Ranking
  • Programming Skills Challenge Ranking
  • Design Award Ranking
  • STEM Rearch Project Award Ranking
  • Quality of Team's Robotics Programme
Design Award Requirements

To be considered for the Design Award, teams MUST notify us at least one (1) week prior to the event of their intention to be considered.

Teams will need to be prepared to present their Engineering Notebook to judges, and to explain their design process. Teams will also need to demonstrate (through their notebook) effective management of skills, time and resources.

STEM Research Project Award Requirements

To be considered for the STEM Award, teams MUST notify us at least one (1) week prior to the event of their intention to be considered. Teams will be allocated presentation times that do not conflict with their match times. These will be allocated on the day.

Teams will need to be prepared to give a four (4) minute presentation to a judging panel. Teams will also need to be prepared to answer questions from the judges about their project.