2020 VEX Robotics World Championship Canceled

UPDATE: VEX Worlds 2020 FAQ The REC Foundation staff is working to answer all of the questions that have been flowing in since we announced the cancellation of VEX Worlds 2020. While it will take some time to respond to all of those emails and phone calls, we wanted you all to have answers to […]

Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation 2020 Online Challenges Winners Announced

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 […]

OMRON Donates $10,000 To Support Girls In STEM

Global technology leader conducts fundraising effort in conjunction with the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show to raise awareness of REC Foundation “Girl Powered” Initiative. HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, January 30, 2020 – OMRON today announced it will donate $10,000 to the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation in support of its “Girl Powered” initiative, which provides teachers […]

How the REC Foundation is Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Students

Recently, Dan Mantz, the CEO and Chairman of REC, sat down with Dallas Business Journal Market President & Publisher Ollie Chandhok to discuss how the Foundation allows students to design and innovate as part of a team, experience failure, persevere and embrace STEM. → Read More

Expanding Female Engagement In STEM Can Prepare Industries For The Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Dan Mantz December 9, 2019 Companies across a spectrum of industries, from healthcare to retail to banking, face a common issue: building a skilled workforce ready to handle the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This technological movement will drive new discoveries in artificial intelligence (AI), rapidly changing how we learn and work. A 2017 study found […]

How Do We Get More Girls Into STEM? Build Confidence (and Robots)

By Dan Mantz Sep 30, 2019 Women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce today but hold only a quarter of the science and engineering jobs. With careers of the future heavily concentrated in STEM fields, it’s unacceptable for women to be left out of the space. Not only do employers need to […]

Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and the Dallas Sports Commission Announce the VEX Robotics World Championship Returning to Dallas for 2021-2024

Event celebrates hands-on STEM learning with more than 35,000 attendees from around the globe GREENVILLE, Texas--The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and the Dallas Sports Commission is announcing today at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas that the REC Foundation’s VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will […]

VEX Robotics World Championship Announce its Elementary and Middle School Winners

Louisville, KY – April 30, 2019 – Today, The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation recognized the VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) Elementary & Middle School World Champions at the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championship. Teams from Indiana, Canada, and China engaged in series of robotic engineering challenges over the last four days to ultimately be […]

VEX Robotics World Championship Announces Middle School and High School Winners

Louisville, KY – April 27, 2019 – Today, the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation awarded the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) Middle School and High School World Champions, along with the VEX U College World Champion winners at VEX Worlds 2019. Student-led teams from California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Tennessee, and China brought home […]

Future Generation of Tech Innovators Gather for the REC Foundation’s VEX Robotics World Championship

Greenville, TX– April 11, 2019 – The world’s future innovators, problem solvers and engineers are convening in Louisville, Kentucky as part of the world’s largest robotics event: The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation’s 12th annual VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation. The REC Foundation’s VEX Robotics World Championship is a week-long event […]
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