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VEX Robotics World Championship, now entering its 10th year, will bring together the top 1,400 student-led robotics teams from around the world to Louisville, Kentucky, on April 19-25, 2017. The new dates mark a dramatic program change to provide teams with a superior event experience as they compete in the largest and fastest growing international robotics programs.
The New Schedule: The VEX Robotics Competition and VEX U will open to middle school, high school, and university teams on Wednesday, April 19, and culminate with finals, awards and a team party at Kentucky Kingdom on Saturday, April 22.
The VEX IQ Challenge will open to elementary school and middle school teams on Sunday, April 23, and culminate with finals, awards, and a team party at Kentucky Kingdom on Tuesday, April 25.
The object of Crossover is to attain the highest score by Scoring Hexballs in their colored Scoring Zone and Goals, and by Parking and Balancing Robots on the Bridge.
The object of Starstruck is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by Scoring your Stars and Cubes in your Zones and by Hanging Robots on your Hanging Bar.