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Alumni Stories is an ongoing series featuring members of the REC Foundation Alumni Association! Want to share your own story? Contact! More: Alumni Association
This manual outlines all rules, regulations, and restrictions for this year’s competition.
Many schools are struggling to implement a robotics program this season and may not have the opportunity to attend an event either remotely or in-person. We've developed a series of self-paced Classroom Competition Activities utilizing VEX Education resources like VEXcode VR and STEM Labs to keep students engaged in robotics and address the workload of […]
Overview of expectations for participants’ behavior and ethical standards at all REC Foundation-sanctioned events.
Find teams using the Competitions & Teams Map.
Follow us on social media to stay up to date on the latest REC Foundation news, programs, and initiatives. Be sure to tag the REC Foundation in your posts related to our programs, events, initiatives. Want to be featured? Email suggested content, photos/video, and additional details to
Visit our Contact Us Page and click on the map to locate your Regional Support Manager.
Instructions for the set up and operation of the VEX ARM Cortex-based Microcontroller and VEXnet Joystick.
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. ➥ Covid-19 Updates
In order to pay with a credit card after registering your team, please download and complete this Credit Card Authorization Form and attach it to an email to Please include your team number and order number.
Visit our VRC page to learn more about this year's game.
This document provides the important information about earning REC Foundation Industry Certifications.
Table of scripts Emcees use to fill the down time between matches with information that is of interest to the audience that will support the event and provide helpful information about REC Foundation and VEX programs.
This document includes the Engineering Notebook Rubric and the Team Interview Rubric. Engineering Notebook Rubric – The Engineering Notebook Rubric (formerly page 1 of the Design Award Rubric) is used to evaluate teams' Engineering Notebooks. Team Interview Rubric – The Team Interview Rubric (formerly page 2 of the Design Award Rubric) is used for all […]
Purchase customized apparel for your robotics team(s) or competitions at the online event apparel store provided by Fine Designs. Tiered pricing and bundle options are available.
Find out which event format is right for you with this printable/digital at-a-glance guide. Compare all available event formats (in-person, remote, remote-recorded or virtual) with each event's specifications and requirements. ➥ Covid-19 Updates
As of the 2020-2021 competition season, Event Partners are required to undergo a background check prior to hosting an event. The EP Background Check FAQ references common questions and answers regarding the background screening process. More: Event Partner Background Check Process Becoming an Event Partner
Complete guide for EPs to host VIQC, VRC & VEX U events. More: EP Checklist EP Downloads
Outline of the process for setting up an event on
These guidelines are intended to help Event Partners get started on hosting their first Remote REC Foundation Skills-Only Event.
Information about buying, setting up, maintaining, and using Raspberry Pis on the day of an event.
This checklist is designed to be used as a general guide for planning your event. Each location and each event may have additional items that need to be completed specific to your venue and event. We encourage you to use this checklist alongside the Event Partner Guide and your Regional Support Manager while planning your […]
In the REC Foundation community, we are privileged to know and work with so many incredible mentors. In collaboration with VEX Robotics, it is our pleasure to share this short documentary about Coach Nekoda and the impact that he's had on his students in the White Mountain Apache Reservation. This documentary follows them on their […]
Over 50 girls from the Dallas, TX area gathered together at the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’s STEM Center of Excellence in October for our third annual Girl Powered Flagship Event, sponsored by Texas Instruments.Through Girl Powered, young women are building an interest in STEM fields, exploring science, and building robots. By hearing from female […]
At the VEX Robotics World Championship, students gather from around the world to make memories, learn lessons, face challenges and showcase their STEM problem solving abilities. From age seven to seventeen, the REC Foundation along with our partners and sponsors, are able to engage and excite students through robotics to go after their passion and […]
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