VEX IQ Challenge Pitching In is played on a 6’ x 8’ 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 scoring objects in VEX IQ Challenge Pitching In are 3” (7.62 cm) diameter Balls. There are a total of (22) Balls on the field. The object of the game is to score as many points as possible with your alliance partner by scoring Balls in Goals, clearing Corrals and Hanging at the end of the Match.
|Each Ball Scored inside the Low Goal||2 points|
|Each Ball Scored inside the High Goal||6 points|
|Each Cleared Corral||5 points|
|Each Low Hanging Robot||6 points|
|Each High Hanging Robot||10 points|
Elementary School Awards
|Award||Team #||Team Name||Affiliation||Location|
|Teamwork Champion||6576B||Kermit Crafters||GATEWAY SCIENCE ACAD/ST LOUIS||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Teamwork Champion||1012X||Ten Ton Robotics||West Vancouver Schools||West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Robot Skills Champion||271A||Techno Turtle||Family base Long Ray Robotic||Irvine, California, United States|
|Excellence Award||66799T||MSS||American School in Taichung||Taichung, Taiwan|
Middle School Awards
|Teamwork Champion||6677A||Never Give Up||Mingdao High School||Taichung, Chinese Taipei|
|Teamwork Champion||16868B||Piethon||-||Markham, Ontario, Canada|
|Robot Skills Champion||99900J||Dr X Academy||Dr X Academy||Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada|
|Excellence Award||47C||With Fire||Evergreen Middle School PTSA||Sammamish, Washington, United States|