VEX IQ Challenge Next Level is played on a 4’x8’ 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 object of the game is to attain the highest score by scoring and stacking colored Hubs in Building Zones, removing Bonus Hubs from the Hanging Structure, and by Parking or Hanging on the Hanging Bar.
There are two (2) Building Zones in the corners of the field, and in the middle there is one (1) Hanging Structure. There are total of fifteen (15) Hubs, plus two (2) Bonus Hubs available to be scored in the Building Zones and one (1) Parking Zone in the middle of the field.
|Hub that is Low Scored in a Building Zone||1 point|
|Hub that is High Scored in a Building Zone||2 points|
|Bonus Hub that is Removed from its Bonus Peg||1 point|
|Bonus Hub that is Low Scored in a Building Zone||2 points|
|Bonus Hub that is High Scored in a Building Zone||4 points|
|Parked Robot||1 point|
|Low Hanging Robot||2 points|
|High Hanging Robot||4 points|
Elementary School Awards
|Award||Team #||Team Name||Affiliation||Location|
|Teamwork Champion||9666A||Shanghai Magic Robot A||Shanghai Magic Robot||Shanghai, Shanghai, China|
|Teamwork Champion||88299A||Science museum 1||Youth Science & Technology Center of Beijing Xicheng||Beijing, Beijing, China|
|Robot Skills Champion||68686A||上海市汇师小学||上海市汇师小学||Shanghai, Shanghai, China|
|Excellence Award||15294||Eaglebots||Woodview Elementary||Nappanee, Indiana, United States|
Middle School Awards
|Teamwork Champion||127Z||Batman||Inspire Charter School||Costa Mesa, California, United States|
|Teamwork Champion||99900J||Dr X Academy||Dr X Academy||Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada|
|Robot Skills Champion||99900J||Dr X Academy||Dr X Academy||Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada|
|Excellence Award||27112A||Branch of CJL MSch A陈经纶||Branch of Beijing Chen Jinglun Middle School||Beijing, Beijing, China|
- Next Level Game Manual
- Next Level Field Appendix
- Next Level Field CAD (STEP)
- Next Level Field Assembly Instructions (Zip File)
- Next Level Awards Appendix
- Next Level One Page Description
- Next Level Legal Parts Appendix
- Next Level Illegal Parts Appendix
- Next Level Game Manual (Spanish Translation)
- Next Level World Championship Photos coming soon!