DALLAS, TX – March 4, 2020 – The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Online Challenges, which encourage students to take what they’ve learned through our programs and competitions and apply it to areas such as video creation, website development, and photography. Students who submit to the Online Challenges have an opportunity to share their ideas, win prizes, and receive a chance to compete at the REC Foundation’s VEX Robotics World Championship.
“Congratulations to our winners and to all students for their participation. Online Challenges provide a great opportunity for students from around the world to highlight the extraordinary skills they have gained from hands-on STEM education and robotics experiences,” said Dan Mantz, CEO and Chairman of the Board of the REC Foundation. “We look forward to recognizing these outstanding students and teams at the REC Foundation’s VEX Robotics World Championship next month.”
The winners of the 2020 Online Challenges are as follows:
TOP FIVE VEX IQ CHALLENGE
TOP FIVE VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITION CHALLENGE
The winning students and teams will be presented with their awards at the VEX Robotics World Championship, which will take place in Louisville, KY from April 22-April 28. The World Championship will unite 1,650 of the best robotics teams internationally who will gather to compete for the title of “World Champion” for the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, VEX U, and the REC Foundation Aerial Drones (RAD) Competition. For more information about VEX Worlds, please visit www.VEXworlds.com. For more information about the REC Foundation, please visit www.RoboticsEducation.org or www.RobotEvents.com.
About the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
The REC Foundation seeks to increase student interest and involvement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by engaging students in hands-on, sustainable and affordable curriculum-based robotics engineering programs across the U.S. and internationally. The REC Foundation develops partnerships with K-12 education, higher education, government, industry, and the non-profit community to achieve this work.