Event Partner Update

Event Partner Update – June 2016

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JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER: Table of Contents
►2016-2017 Season Open!
►VEX Worlds Guinness World Record & ESPN2
►VEX Robotics Alumni Community

►Industry Certification
►Sponsor Spotlight: Louisville Showcase!
 
2016-17 Season Kicks Off!
The 2016-17 season new games are now available and Event Partners are already preparing for the new season. Be sure to register your team today to stay current on all the updates at www.RobotEvents.com.


ESPN2 Airs VEX Worlds on July 20th!
Finally, students participating at VEX Worlds officially join the world of sports with a feature that will air on ESPN2 on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 9 p.m. EST and 6 p.m. PST. Be sure to watch all the action unfold this summer once again and relive those incredible moments or watch it unfold live for the first time!


RECF-AlumniCommunity-RGBVEX Robotics Alumni Community!
With graduation approaching, the REC Foundation encourages all VEX Robotics high school seniors to join the VEX Robotics Alumni Community now for valuable networking, internship, career, and volunteer opportunities! It's a great way to stay involved in the robotics community and gain critical information to further your education and career. To learn more and join the program, please visit www.RoboticsEducation.org/Alumni.


REC Foundation Industry Certifications!
The REC Foundation is pleased to provide two industry certifications for schools, students in engineering-related programs, and robotics clubs. Students are expected to have at least 150 hours of pre-engineering or robotics classroom experience. Each certification is broken into several modules and certain modules are required, but students are not limited to how many they take. Students earn both certifications when completing the Robotics requirements, as those exceed Pre-Engineering. To learn more, please visit: Industry Certifications.


VEX-Worlds-500px-Short-NoSponsor-NoDateSponsor Spotlight: VEX Worlds 2016 Showcases the Louisville Business Community!
The Louisville business community showed up in a big way to support VEX Worlds 2016. The REC Foundation would like to thank them for sponsoring, exhibiting, volunteering, and the warm welcome back to Kentucky. Looking to recapture some of the excitement and energy from VEX Worlds? Check out this video by Sullivan College of Technology & Design! Including:
Eaton Corporation, UPS, GE Appliances, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Ford Motor Company, Middleton Reutlinger, Donan Engineering, GlowTouch Technologies, University of Louisville, Speed School of Engineering, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky, Sullivan College of Technology & Design, boice.net, a Data Strategy company
 
The REC Foundation's Mission Statement 
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. For more information, visit www.roboticseducation.org.

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