Get Started with VIQC Virtual Skills

Welcome to the VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) Virtual Skills! To play the 2021 - 2022 VIQC game, Pitching In, in Virtual Skills, you must be a member of a registered team. Once you are registered, you will use your Virtual Skills Key to log in to VIQC Virtual Skills in VEXcode IQ.

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If you are a registered team with a Virtual Skills Key, follow the steps in this article to access VIQC Virtual Skills and get started coding.

If you are not a registered team and do not have a Virtual Skills Key, your teacher or team mentor will need to first register your team with Robot Events. Once your team is registered, you can use your Virtual Skills Key and follow the steps in this article to access VIQC Virtual Skills to get started coding.

Now you’re ready to code in VIQC Virtual Skills!

Rookie Teams

If you are a new team just getting started with VEXcode IQ and VIQC, select here to learn more about how to get started coding and playing the game.

Veteran Teams

If your team has experience with VEXcode IQ and Skills competitions, select here to learn more about VIQC Virtual Skills and get started coding.


Rookie Teams

Excited to play VIQC Virtual Skills, but unsure where to start? We’re here to help you learn about VEXcode IQ and the game, with the VIQC Virtual Skills lessons.

Looking for more?

Want to know more about Fling and the motors, sensors, and features of the robot in VIQC Virtual Skills? Learn more about the robot’s features in this article.

Want to know more about the VIQC Field and its dimensions? Learn more about the VIQC Field in this article.

Want to learn more advanced coding to help you beat your high score? VEXcode is used with all VEX Robotics platforms. Check out the Computer Science Level 1 - Blocks course and learn more about coding with VEXcode! 


Veteran Teams

Ready to apply your coding skills and VEXcode IQ knowledge to play VIQC Virtual Skills? We have resources to help you get acclimated to the VIQC Virtual Skills experience, so you can get started practicing and competing!

Looking for more?

Need help planning and building projects more efficiently? Check out these tips for applying estimation to score more points here.

Looking for more coding tips and tricks to maximize your score in VIQC Virtual Skills? See this page in the VIQC Virtual Skills lesson for additional coding tips.

Want to learn more about how to score in VIQC Virtual Skills and see coding examples in action? The VIQC Virtual Skills Lessons have exploration activities for scoring a Low Goal, a High Goal, launching Balls with the Catapult Arm, and even triggering a low hang for additional points! Click here to view the VIQC Virtual Skills Lessons.

Want to learn more advanced coding to help you beat your high score? VEXcode is used with all VEX Robotics platforms. Check out the Computer Science Level 1 - Blocks course and learn more about coding with VEXcode!