Event Partner Update

MAY 2018 EP UPDATE

EVENT PARTNER SUMMIT JULY 16-18, 2018


The annual Event Partner Summit will be held July 16-18, 2018 at the IFI Headquarters in Greenville, Texas. It will be a great event featuring lots of new game information, program details, and sharing of ideas for the upcoming 2018-19 season.

If you are interested in joining us in Greenville, please fill out the 2018 Event Partner Summit Application no later than May 31, 2018. We will review your application, and if selected, we will contact you in the coming weeks with more information ​on finalizing your attendance at the EP Summit.

The tentative event agenda as well as the 2018 Event Partner Summit Application can be found on our website, or by clicking “Learn More” below. Please contact your Regional Support Manager with any specific questions about the Summit.

VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITION TURNING POINT


VEX Robotics Competition Turning Point is played on a 12’x12’ square field configured as seen above. Two (2) Alliances – one (1) “red” and one (1) “blue” – composed of two (2) Teams each, compete in matches consisting of a fifteen (15) second Autonomous Period, followed by a one minute and forty-five second (1:45) Driver Controlled Period.

The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by High Scoring or Low Scoring Caps, Toggling Flags, and by Alliance Parking or Center Parking Robots on the Platforms.

VEX IQ CHALLENGE NEXT LEVEL

VEX IQ Challenge Next Level is played on a 4’x8’ rectangular field configured as seen above. Two robots compete in the Teamwork Challenge as an alliance in 60 second long teamwork matches, working collaboratively to score points. Teams also compete in the Robot Skills Challenge where one robot takes the field to score as many points as possible. These matches consist of Driving Skills Matches, which will be entirely driver controlled, and Programming Skills Matches, which will be autonomous with limited human interaction.

The object of the game is to attain the highest score by scoring and stacking colored Hubs in Building Zones, removing Bonus Hubs from the Hanging Structure, and by Parking or Hanging on the Hanging Bar.

EVENT PARTNER PLANNING

The spring and summer is a great time of year to speak to your Regional Support Manager about organizing and meeting locally for a Regional Event Partner Summit! It’s a great opportunity for Event Partners from a region or state to get together and discuss how they will approach the upcoming season, and begin planning out the fall and winter season calendar. A lot of great learning and sharing of ideas and information can happen, even among a small group of partners. Your Regional Support Manager can be a great resource to help kick-start the process, so learn more about the opportunities available and contact your RSM today!

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