Event Partner Update

Event Partner Update – May 2016

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MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER: Table of Contents
►EP Materials & Information Now Available
►EP Summit Registration Closes June 8th!
►Event Partner Support Kits & Codes
►VEX Worlds 2016: Guinness World Record, ESPN2, & Photo Gallery
EP Materials & Information Now Available!

As the new season begins, the REC Foundation encourages our Event Partners to secure resources for VEX Robotics Competition Event Partners and VEX IQ Challenge Event Partners as needed. These pages will be frequently updated as new documents and information become available. In addition, the VEX Robotics Forum is another great location to share information, connect with other Event Partners, and ask questions throughout the season. If you are not yet part of the EP VEX Forum, please contact your Regional Support Manager to join today!

2016 & 2017 EP Summit Dates & Location

The REC Foundation is pleased to share that the Event Partner Summit will take place  Monday, July 25, through Friday, July 29, 2016, and Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Due to popular demand, the EP Summit has been extended to allow for guests to arrive on Monday, participate in the conference for three full days, and schedule departures on Friday. If you would like to attend, please share you interest by June 8, 2016: Event Partner Summit Interest Survey! All registrants will be confirmed by June 15th. (TOP)

Event Partner Support Kits & Codes!

The REC Foundation is thrilled to see interest building to start the new VEX IQ Challenge Crossover and VEX Robotics Competition Starstruck seasons! Please keep in mind that we are currently preparing for the new season and expect to be in touch soon with EP Support Kit codes.

RobotEvents.com is open for you to post your new tournaments once you have confirmed your facility and date. We encourage you to work with your regional manager and list your events, especially as this is always a prerequisite to receiving an EP Support Kit Code. REC Foundation Regional Support Managers will work quickly to distribute codes as soon as they become available. Thank you again for your support and interest! (TOP)

VEXW Stack Sponsor 2016 HR-01VEX Worlds Sets Guinness World Record, Airs on ESPN2, & Photo Gallery Now Open!
VEX Worlds 2016 was an exhilarating event with over 1,000 teams, which set a Guinness World Record for the largest robotics competition in the world! In addition, due to popular demand, VEX Worlds will air on ESPN2 on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, so teams and spectators alike can relive all the exciting moments from the comfort of home. Finally, the VEX Worlds 2016 photo gallery is now available for easy viewing at www.RoboticsEducation.org/photos
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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