Covid-19 Updates

We're committed to engaging students in STEM and robotics education programs, with the health and safety of our community as our number one priority. Please explore the available tools and resources relating to the 2020-21 Season. This page will be updated with new information as it becomes available.

Latest Updates

September 21, 2020

Season Contingency Town Hall Webinar: September 16, 2020

Join REC Foundation CEO Dan Mantz with special guest Grant Cox, VEX Global Competition Manager, as they discuss resources, programs, and new changes implemented for the 2020-21 season.
September 17, 2020

Covid-19 Guide for Educators, Coaches, and Mentors

If your team is still unable to participate due to district or school-specific restrictions, the Coaches Guide provides suggestions on how to start your own team or reach out to the community to start a team. Look inside for ways to navigate in-person, hybrid, or remote instruction and events.
September 11, 2020

Season Restart Q&A

The Season Restart Q&A is now available as a reference for navigating the 2020-21 season.
September 9, 2020

Event Partner Guidelines for Hosting Remote Skills-only Events

These guidelines are intended to help Event Partners get started on hosting their first Remote REC Foundation Skills-Only Event.
September 3, 2020

Updated Season Restart Guide

The Season Restart Guide has been updated as of September 3, 2020.
August 11, 2020

Covid-19 Contingencies for Events 2020-21

This video was recorded during the 2020 REC Foundation Event Partner Summit held in August. In this session, we provided an outline of the available options and resources for events during the COVID-19 outbreak.
July 20, 2020

REC Foundation Season Restart Guide

We are proud to share the REC Foundation Season Restart Guide for the 2020-21 season!
July 10, 2020

Town Hall, REC Foundation & VEX Robotics, July 1, 2020

In this video recorded July 1, 2020, the REC Foundation’s CEO, Dan Mantz, and VEX Robotics' Global Competition Manager, Grant Cox answered questions during a live Town Hall webinar to discuss Impacts of Covid-19, Planning for the upcoming season, and this season's VEX IQ Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition games.
REC Foundation CEO Dan Mantz and special guest Grant Cox, VEX Global Competition Manager, discuss resources, programs, and new changes implemented for the 2020-21 season.


The REC Foundation reminds all participants, especially Event Partners, that they should contact their state, provincial, and local health authorities prior to resuming any in-person activities.

Have questions? Contact your Regional Support Manager or email

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