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2021-2022 VEX IQ Challenge Pitching In

LAUSD Coach Training Workshops

To be announced after 09/03 NTG Application Due Date.

LAUSD VEX IQ League Coach Orientation Workshops

To be announced after 09/03 NTG Application Due Date.

6 LAUSD VEX IQ Leagues

If enough teams register, our goal is to restart the 10 continuing LAUSD leagues and start up to new LAUSD leagues .

Each new league should have 16-24 teams. Continuing leagues should have 20-36 teams. Each league needs at least 16 teams to qualify the top teams for State Championships.

LAUSD Central VEX IQ League at 10th Street Elementary School   10/21‑01/27
LAUSD Central VEX IQ League at Estrella Elementary School   (Merged with Hawkins)
LAUSD East VEX IQ League at Boyle Heights STEM Academy   10/01‑01/14
LAUSD East VEX IQ League at Maywood Center for Enriched Studies   09/24‑01/21
LAUSD Northeast VEX IQ League at Chavez LA-ASE   (Merged with Vintage)
LAUSD Northwest VEX IQ ES League at Vintage Magnet Elementary School   10/16‑01/22
LAUSD Northwest VEX IQ LRT at Mulholland Middle School   (dates TBD)
LAUSD South VEX IQ League at Stephen M White Middle School   10/20‑01/26
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Augustus Hawkins High School   10/25‑01/31
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Mark Twain Middle School   (Cancelled 10/5/21, Merged with Hawkins)

All new schools are expected to send one or more coaches to attend a Coach Basic Training session. VEX IQ Super Kits will be used for the training.

Coaches that attended a Coach Basic Training session may also attend a Coach Advanced Training session, which is intended for second-year coaches.

All new schools are expected to send one or more coaches to attend a League Coach Orientation Session.

Leagues will meet after school (4:00-7:00 PM) at least four times between October and January:

  • September: Coach Training and Coach Orientations for new coaches.
  • October: Qualification Session 1: Practice Teamwork Matches (optional) followed by Qualification Teamwork Matches
  • November and December: Qualification Sessions 2-3: Qualification Teamwork Matches
  • January: Remote Judging and Championship Session 4: Robot Skills Matches followed by Finals Teamwork Matches and Awards

LAUSD VEX IQ League and Workshop Schedule

Local
District
League Host
School Name
Start
Time
/ Fee
Coach
Orien-
tation
League Session Dates
Qual 1 Qual 2 Qual 3 Champ
All To Be Announced after 09/03
NTG Application Due Date
TBA
Free
TBA Coach Basic Training
(Voluntary PD)
All To Be Announced after 09/03
NTG Application Due Date
TBA
Free
TBA Coach Advanced Training
(Voluntary PD)
Central 10th Street Elementary 4:00
$155
-- Thurs
10/21
Thurs
11/18
Thurs
12/16
Thurs
01/27
Central Estrella Elementary -- -- Merged with the LD West
League at August Hawkins HS
East Boyle Heights
STEM Magnet HS
4:00
$155
-- Fri
10/01
Fri
11/05
Fri
12/03
Fri
01/14
East Maywood Center for
Enriched Studies
4:00
$155
-- Fri
09/24
Fri
10/22
Fri
11/19
Fri
01/21
NE Cesar E Chavez Learning
Academies: Academy of
Scientific Exploration
-- -- Merged with the LD NW
League at Vintage Magnet
NW Vintage Magnet Elementary
ES League
9:00
$155
-- Sat
10/16
Sat
11/13
Sat
12/11
Sat
01/22
NW Mulholland Middle School
Live Remote Tournaments
-- -- Schedule TBD
South Stephen M White MS
& STEAM Magnet
4:00
$155
-- Wed
10/20
Wed
11/17
Wed
12/15
Wed
01/26
West Augustus Hawkins HS 4:00
$155
-- Mon
10/25
Mon
11/15
Mon
12/13
Mon
01/31
West Mark Twain MS -- -- Merged with the LD West
League at August Hawkins HS

2 State Championships

2022 California VEX IQ Elementary School State Championship - LOS ANGELES (Maywood)
Maywood Center for Enriched Studies, Saturday, 03/12/2020
2022 California VEX IQ Middle School State Championship - LOS ANGELES (Maywood)
Maywood Center for Enriched Studies, Sunday, 03/13/2020

2020-2021 VEX IQ Challenge Rise Above

0 2020-2021 LAUSD VEX IQ Leagues due to COVID-19

2 State Championships

2021 Southern California VEX IQ Elementary School State Championship -
Remote Skills Only w/Judging
, Saturday, 03/13/2021
2021 Southern California VEX IQ Middle School State Championship -
Remote Skills Only w/Judging
, Sunday, 03/14/2021

2019-2020 VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away

4 LAUSD Coach Training Workshops

LAUSD Coach Basic Training at Haddon Avenue STEAM Academy 8/13
LAUSD Coach Basic Training at Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy 8/15
LAUSD Coach Advanced Training at Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy 8/16
LAUSD Coach Basic Training at Augustus Hawkins High School 9/21

5 LAUSD VEX IQ League Coach Orientation Workshops

LAUSD Central VEX IQ League Coach Orientation at 10th Street Elementary School 9/19
    (Moved from Estrella on 8/28)
LAUSD East VEX IQ League Coach Orientation at Boyle Heights STEM Magnet HS 9/13
LAUSD East VEX IQ League Coach Orientation at Maywood Ctr for Enriched Studies 9/20
LAUSD Northeast VEX IQ League Coach Orientation at Chavez LA-ASE 9/18
LAUSD South VEX IQ League Coach Orientation at Stephen M White Middle School 9/11

11 10 LAUSD VEX IQ Leagues

LAUSD Central VEX IQ League at 10th Street Elementary School 10/3‑1/30
    (Replaced Garvanza ES, moved from Estrella ES on 8/28)
LAUSD Central VEX IQ League at Estrella Elementary School 10/10‑1/23
    (Moved from Obama GP Academy on 9/27)
LAUSD East VEX IQ League at Boyle Heights STEM Magnet High School 10/11‑1/24
    (Replaced Belvedere MS)
LAUSD East VEX IQ League at Maywood Center for Enriched Studies 10/18‑1/31
    (Replaced Elizabeth LC)
LAUSD Northeast VEX IQ League at Chavez LA-ASE 10/23‑1/22 (New)
LAUSD Northwest VEX IQ Elementary School League at Mulholland Middle School 9/20‑1/16
LAUSD Northwest VEX IQ Middle School League at Mulholland Middle School 10/11‑1/24
CANCELLED - LAUSD South VEX IQ League at Samuel Gompers Middle School 10/4‑1/17
LAUSD South VEX IQ League at Stephen M White Middle School 10/16‑1/15 (New)
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Augustus Hawkins High School 10/21‑1/27
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Mark Twain Middle School 10/7‑1/13

Our goal was to start 2-4 new LAUSD leagues and maintain the 9 continuing LAUSD leagues. Three continuing league host sites have changed.

Each new league should have 16-24 teams. Continuing leagues should have 20-36 teams. Each league needs at least 16 teams to qualify the top teams for State Championships.

All new schools are expected to send one or more coaches to attend a Coach Basic Training session. VEX IQ Super Kits will be provided for the training.

Coaches that attended a Coach Basic Training session may attend the Coach Advanced Training session.

All new schools are expected to sent one or more coaches to attend a Coach Orientation Session for a League.

Leagues will meet after school (4:00-7:00 PM) at least four times between October and January:

  • September: Coach Orientations for new leagues and for continuing leagues with many new coaches.
  • October: Qualification Session 1: Practice Teamwork Matches (for new leagues) followed by Qualification Teamwork Matches
  • November and December: Qualification Sessions 2-3: Qualification Teamwork Matches
  • January: Championship Session 4: Skills Matches and Judging followed by Finals Teamwork Matches and Awards

LAUSD VEX IQ League and Workshop Schedule

Local
District
League Host
School Name
Start
Time
/ Fee
Coach
Orien-
tation
League Session Dates
Qual 1 Qual 2 Qual 3 Champ
All CANCELLED
Not enough schools
8:00
Free
Tues
06/11
Coach Basic Training
(Voluntary PD)
All Haddon Avenue
STEAM Academy
in Pacoima (LA)
8:00
Free
Tues
08/13
Coach Basic Training
(Voluntary PD) &
VEX IQ Equipment Distribution
All Barack Obama Global
Preparatory Academy
in South LA
8:00
Free
Thurs
08/15
Coach Basic Training
(Voluntary PD) &
VEX IQ Equipment Distribution
All Barack Obama Global
Preparatory Academy
in South LA
8:00
Free
Fri
08/16
Coach Advanced Training
(Voluntary PD) &
VEX IQ Equipment Distribution
All
Augustus Hawkins
High School
in South LA
9:00
Free
Sat
09/21
Coach Basic Training
(Voluntary PD) &
VEX IQ Equipment Distribution
Central 10th Street Elementary
(Replaced Estrella)
(Replaced Garvanza)
4:00
$150
Thurs
09/19
Thurs
10/03
Thurs
10/24
Thurs
12/05
Thurs
01/30
Central Estrella Elementary
(Replaced Obama)
4:00
$150
-- Thurs
10/10
Thurs
11/07
Thurs
12/12
Thurs
01/23
East Boyle Heights
STEM Magnet HS
(Replaced Belvedere)
4:00
$150
Fri
09/13
Fri
10/11
Fri
11/08
Fri
12/06
Fri
01/24
East Maywood Center for
Enriched Studies
(Replaced Elizabeth)
4:00
$150
Fri
9/20
Fri
10/18
Fri
11/15
Fri
12/13
Fri
01/31
NE San Fernando MS & SF
Institute of Applied Media

CANCELLED, Not enough teams
4:00
$150
Wed
09/04
Wed
10/02
Wed
11/06
Wed
12/04
Wed
01/22
NE Cesar E Chavez Learning
Academies: Academy of
Scientific Exploration
4:00
$150
Wed
09/18
Wed
10/23
Wed
11/20
Wed
12/18
Wed
01/22
NW Mulholland MS
ES League
4:00
$150
-- Fri
09/20
Fri
10/18
Fri
11/15
Thurs
01/16
NW Mulholland MS
MS League
4:00
$150
-- Fri
10/11
11/01
Fri
11/01
11/14
Fri
12/06
 
Fri
01/24
 
South Samuel Gompers MS
CANCELLED, Not enough teams
4:00
$150
-- Fri
10/04
Fri
11/01
Fri
11/22
Fri
01/17
South Stephen M White MS
& STEAM Magnet
4:00
$150
Wed
09/11
Wed
10/16
Wed
11/13
Wed
12/11
Wed
01/15
West Augustus Hawkins HS 4:00
$150
-- Mon
10/21
Mon
11/18
Mon
12/09
Mon
01/27
West Mark Twain MS 4:00
$150
-- Mon
10/07
Mon
11/04
Mon
12/02
Mon
01/13

2 State Championships

2020 California VEX IQ Elementary School State Championship - LOS ANGELES (Maywood)
Maywood Center for Enriched Studies, Saturday, 03/07/2020
2020 California VEX IQ Middle School State Championship - LOS ANGELES (Maywood)
Maywood Center for Enriched Studies, Sunday, 03/08/2020

2018-2019 VEX IQ Challenge Next Level

9 LAUSD VEX IQ Leagues

LAUSD Central VEX IQ League at Garvanza Elementary Technology & Leadership Magnet
LAUSD Central VEX IQ League at Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy
LAUSD East VEX IQ League at Elizabeth Learning Center
LAUSD East VEX IQ League at Belvedere Middle School
LAUSD NW VEX IQ Elementary League at Mulholland MS
LAUSD NW VEX IQ Middle School League at Mulholland MS
LAUSD South VEX IQ League at Samuel Gompers Middle School
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Augustus Hawkins High School
LAUSD West VEX IQ League at Mark Twain Middle School

Three returning leagues (at Mulholland MS and Elizabeth LC) and six new leagues.

  • Session 1 for new leagues: Orientation, Teamwork Practice Matches,
    and Teamwork Qualifying Matches
  • Session 1 for returning leagues: Teamwork Qualifying Matches
  • Sessions 2-4: Teamwork Qualifying Matches
  • Session 5 (Championship): Robot Skills Matches and Judging followed by
    Teamwork Finals Matches and Awards

LAUSD VEX IQ League and Workshop Schedule

Local
District
League Host
School Name
Start
Time
/ Fee
Coach
Orien-
tation
League Session Dates
Qual 1 Qual 2 Qual 3 Qual 4 Champ 5
All East LA
Science Center
9:00
Free
Monday
06/11
Coach Basic Training (Voluntary PD)
All East LA
Science Center
9:00
Free
Tuesday
06/12
Coach Basic Training (Voluntary PD)
All Obama Global
Prep Academy
8:00
Free
Saturday
09/15
Coach Basic Training (Voluntary PD)
Central Garvanza Tech
& Ldr Magnet
3:30
$100
Thurs
08/23
Thurs
09/20
Thurs
10/18
Thurs
11/15
Thurs
12/06
Thurs
01/24
02/07
Central Obama Global
Prep Academy
4:00
$100
Thurs
09/13
Thurs
09/27
Thurs
10/25
Thurs
11/29
Thurs
12/13
Thurs
01/17

Wed
02/13
East Belvedere MS 4:00
$100
Mon
08/27
Fri
09/07
Fri
10/05
Fri
11/02
Fri
12/07
Fri
01/11
02/01
East Elizabeth
Learning Center
4:00
$100
Go to
Belvedere
Fri
09/14
Fri
10/19
Fri
11/09
Wed
12/05
Fri
01/18
02/08
NW Mulholland MS
ES League
4:00
$150
-- Fri
09/21
Fri
10/19
Fri
11/30
-- Thu
01/17
01/31
NW Mulholland MS
MS League
4:00
$150
-- Fri
10/12
Fri
11/02
Fri
12/07
-- Fri
01/25
South Samuel
Gompers MS
3:30
$100
Wed
09/12
Fri
09/28
Fri
10/26
Fri
11/16
Fri
12/14
Fri
01/25

Tues
02/05
West Augustus
Hawkins HS
4:00
$100
Mon
09/17
Mon
09/24
Mon
10/22
Mon
11/05
Mon
12/03
Mon
01/14
02/04
West Mark Twain MS 4:00
$100
Go to
Hawkins
Mon
10/01
Mon
10/15
Mon
11/26
Mon
12/10
Mon
01/28

2017-2018 VEX IQ Challenge Ringmaster: 5 Leagues

LAUSD LD East Elementary Early VEX IQ League at Elizabeth LC
LAUSD LD East Late VEX IQ League at Elizabeth LC
LAUSD NW Rookie Elementary School VEX IQ League at Mulholland MS
LAUSD NW Returning Elementary School VEX IQ League at Mulholland MS
LAUSD NW Middle School VEX IQ League at Mulholland MS


2016-2017 VEX IQ Challenge Crossover: 2 Leagues

Elementary VEX IQ Robotics League at Mulholland MS, LAUSD LD Northwest
Middle School VEX IQ Robotics League at Mulholland MS, LAUSD LD Northwest


2015-2016 VEX IQ Challenge Bank Shot: 1 League

VEX IQ MULHOLLAND ROBOTICS LEAGUE, LAUSD LD Northwest