Nelson Team Grants: LAUSD VEX IQ Leagues and Workshops

Coming Soon

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

Loca District League Host School Name Start Time / Fee Coach Orientation 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 N 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 Schoo 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

4 State Championships

2022 Southern California VEX IQ Middle School State Championship - SOUTH LOS ANGELES
Augustus Hawkins High School, Saturday, 03/5/2022
2022 Southern California VEX IQ Elementary School State Championship - SOUTH LOS ANGELES
Augustus Hawkins High School, Sunday, 03/6/2022

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

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 Orientation 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

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 Orientation 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

1 LAUSD VEX IQ Leagues

VEX IQ MULHOLLAND ROBOTICS LEAGUE, LAUSD LD Northwest