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 2019 VEX Robotics World Championship event pages for each division to get up to date on all the information needed to prepare for the event.

Hotel and Travel

Media & Press

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


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


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.


Visit 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

Emergency/Bad Weather

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

REC Foundation Store

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

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.

Parking at VEX Worlds

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

Driving at VEX Worlds

Click here for driving instructions to the Kentucky Expo Center.

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.


Click here for team airline, charter bus, or rental vehicle options and reservations to get to and from your destinations while in Louisville.

Hotel and Travel

Check back soon to learn everything you need to know about planning your trip from our official travel partner.


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

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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