VEX teams design and build a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Tournaments are held year-round at the regional, state, and national levels and culminate at the VEX Robotics World Championship each April!

VEX Competition Programs

Competition Options

Reengage this season with In-person Tournaments, Live Remote Tournaments and In-person Skills-Only event options.

Current Game Information

Each year, the REC Foundation presents an exciting engineering challenge in the form of a game in each of the VEX family of robotics competitions.
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VEX IQ Challenge

The VEX IQ Challenge encourages students in grades 3-8 to form teams and participate in annual robotics challenges with local, state, and regional events that take place across the U.S. and around the world that teach teamwork, problem solving, and leadership.

VEX Robotics Competition

Students build innovative robots and compete year-round in a variety of matches culminating at the VEX Robotics World Championship.
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Over 300 college and university teams compete in local tournaments and at the VEX Robotics World Championship.

VEX Worlds

The VEX Robotics World Championship will bring together over 1,200 of the top, student-led teams around the world to compete in Louisville, Kentucky over the course of eight days!
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VEX Help

Find support documentation and answers to common questions while getting accustomed to the features and functionality of VEX Robots.
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REC Foundation Aerial Drones

REC Foundation Aerial Drones (RAD) Competition is perfect for after-school or weekend events, offering middle school and high school students an opportunity to get hands-on experience in STEM education in the form of an affordable, fast-paced game.

Online Challenges

Online Challenges provide a unique opportunity for students from around the world to participate in robot construction, sustainable engineering, CAD design, and/or video production challenges!
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