VIQRC History: 2021-2022 Pitching In


Game Description

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


World Champions

Elementary School Awards

Full Awards List

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

Full Awards List

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