2022 Ohio VEX IQ and VEX Robotics State Championship
Please take a look at the information below to help plan your time in Marion and feel free to share this with your students & families. We are looking forward to seeing you and your teams soon!
Food & Concessions
You can skip the lines for lunch and pre-order pizzas for your teams!
Cheese or pepperoni, $10 each.
Cash or checks accepted. Checks should be made payable to Marion Harding Athletic Booster Club. Payment should be made at the concession stand. Receipts available upon request.
VEX IQ Orders - Orders are due by Tuesday, March 1st @ 5:00 pm
VRC Orders are due by Tuesday, March 8th @ 5:00 pm
Harding Athletic Boosters has a food contract with the Fairgrounds Coliseum and they do not allow outside food to be brought in. State Event Partners have no affiliation with that contract. This is not our rule but rather the rule of the venue and we ask that you please respect this when planning your day. We are merely providing the pre-order option as a convenience for participating teams. Once your order is placed, concessions will handle all payments and distribution of orders.
Health and Safety Policies
Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our participants and volunteers. All local, state, federal, or any other government ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety procedures, social distancing, and best hygiene practices will be in effect for this event.
- Masks are recommended but not required for this event. If participating schools have different requirements concerning masks, we advise you to use your best judgment and follow your school policy.
- Spectators will be permitted but will not be permitted in the pit area or on the competition floor. There is ample seating available within the coliseum. Teams and spectators will be advised and encouraged to sit appropriately socially distanced from other individuals or groups.
Ohio Coach of the Year Nominations
We have an amazing community of robotics coaches in the state of Ohio! Please consider nominating a fellow coach and tell us why you think they are deserving of this award!
Live Stream Links
Middle School VEX IQ - March 5, 2022
**NEW** VEX IQ Award Ceremonies (We will be doing elementary & middle school awards together so we are combining them into one feed!)
Middle School VRC - March 11, 2022
High School VRC - March 12, 2022
State Championship Pictures
Awards & VEX Worlds Spot Allocations
Refer to the chart below to see the awards that will be given for each event and which awards correlate with a qualifying spot to VEX Worlds. These allocations are designated by the REC Foundation and are based on the percentage of registered teams in each Event Region over the last few seasons compared to total number of teams in the world in those same seasons.
Please refer to the REC Foundation - Qualifying Criteria for complete details.
On-site Shirt Vendor
Busses should not park in the main parking lots, but should instead park in one of the designated bus lots to the north or west of the building.
We look forward to seeing everyone soon! Good luck!
Kristi Matlack, VEX IQ Event Partner
Mark Robinson, VRC Event Partner
Rob Smith, VEX Robotics
Dylon Caudill, REC Foundation
If you have any questions, please email one of us at the addresses listed above.