VEX Worlds 2020 — Plan Your Visit

The VEX Robotics World Championship will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, starting with the VEX Robotics Competition and VEX U portion of the event from April 22-25, followed by the VEX IQ Challenge portion held April 26-28.

Visit the VEX Robotics World Championship event pages for each division to get up to date on all the information needed to prepare for the event.

General
Information
Hotel and Travel
Information

Event Description

The The VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, brings together top robotics teams in the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U under one roof to celebrate their accomplishments and participate with the best teams from around the world.

Media & Press

For information about the REC Foundation or help with media queries, please contact media@roboticseducation.org or visit our media page.

VEX Worlds Results

Information regarding the VEX Robotics World Championship will become available after the event.

VRC Awards

Information regarding awards will be available after the event.

VIQC Awards

Information regarding awards will be available after the event.

Webcast

Visit RobotEvents.com/VEXtv during the event to build your own custom webcast and live results screen!

Team Email Blast Archive

Please follow this link that will direct you to the team email blast archive on VEXForum.com.

Emergency/Bad Weather

Teams will be notified, via email, if any event occurs that would jeopardize VEX Worlds.

Mobile App

Check back soon for more information about the VEX Worlds mobile app.

Concessions

Check back soon for hours concession areas and food trucks will be open during VEX Worlds.

Wait List

Space at World Championship will be in high demand and we don’t anticipate many (if any) spots opening up for teams on the wait list. Click the “Wait List” tab to place your team on the wait list. If spots open up, teams on the wait list will be notified and instructed to register.

Robot Shipping Option

Check back soon for more information about shipping your robot, tools, and supplies to VEX Worlds.

Team FAQ

Check back soon for the Team FAQ, which answers all of your VEX Worlds-related questions.

REC Foundation Store

Check back soon for the REC Foundation store’s hours of operation.

REC Foundation Store

Check back soon for the REC Foundation store’s hours of operation.

Team Email Blast Archive

Please follow this link that will direct you to the team email blast archive on VEXForum.com.

Spectator Information

The VEX Robotics World Championship is free and open to the public. This lively and engaging event is suitable for the entire family. Spectators are welcome to attend the ceremonies, watch matches, and visit with teams in the pit area.

Hotel and Travel

Click here to make hotel reservations for the VEX Robotics World Championship.

Airport Transfers

Teams are responsible for making their own arrangements for travel between the Louisville Airport (SDF) and their hotel.

Information about Louisville ground transportation services can be found on the airport’s website.

Shuttle Schedule

Check back prior to the event for details.

Team Party

Check back soon for information about this year's Team Party at Kentucky Kingdom amusement park. 

Visa and Invitation Letter Requests

Check back soon for information about this year's Team Party at Kentucky Kingdom amusement park. 

The REC Foundation is happy to provide visa and invitation letters to teams. In order to process visa and invitation letters, please have the team's primary contact fill out this form.

Please have the following information available:

  • Team info such as number, school/organization, and contact details
  • Names, birth dates, and passport country/number for every team member (including adults traveling as mentors or chaperones)

Visa and invitation letters will be processed as soon as possible, but may take up to three weeks.

Please Note: The REC Foundation will not produce a separate letter for each team member. Instead, the foundation will produce a letter for the entire team and attach the list of team members and mentors.

Driving Directions to the Kentucky Expo Center

Click here for driving instructions to the Kentucky Expo Center.

Parking at VEX Worlds

Check back soon for more information about parking at VEX Worlds. 

Global
Sponsors

Special thanks to our Global Sponsors Autodesk, Dell, Google, HEXBUG, IFI, NASA, Rack Solutions, Robomatter, Tesla, Texas Instruments, Toyota, TVA, and VEX Robotics.

VEX Worlds
Sponsors

We also would like to thank our VEX Robotics World Championship sponsors: Mathworks, Microchip, UPS, Nordson, Nissan, Robot Mesh, and Tata. The commitment and support of these partners ensure a great experience for everyone attending the event.
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