VEX IQ Challenge – Crossover 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 two additional challenges; The Robot Skills Challenge where one robot takes the field to score as many points as possible under driver control; The Programming Skills Challenge where one robot scores as many points as possible autonomously, without any driver inputs.
The object of the game is to attain the highest score by Scoring Hexballs in their colored Scoring Zone and Goals, and by Parking and Balancing Robots on the Bridge.
There are a total of twenty-eight (28) Hexballs available as scoring objects in the game. There are two (2) Scoring Zones, sixteen (16) Low Goals, twelve (12) Elevated Goals, and one (1) Bridge on the field.