VIQC Game Manual (reference for EPs)

Game manuals contain game descriptions and scoring, robot rules, and tournament rules. Game manuals are updated throughout the game season. Monitor the VEX Forum and the Official Slapshot Q&A to see updates as they're released.

Game Description

VEX IQ Competition Slapshot 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 Competition Slapshot are 2.5” (6.35 cm) diameter Discs. There are a total of (45) Discs on the field. The object of the game is to score as many points as possible with your alliance partner by scoring Discs in Goal Zones, removing Discs and touching Contact Zones at the end of the Match.



Each Disc Scored in a Goal Zone The point value corresponding to that Goal Zone (1-4)
Each Disc Removed from a Dispenser 1 point
Each Robot that achieves the Contact Bonus Additional 1 point per Disc that is Scored in the corresponding Goal Zone