General Information | VEX Worlds 2021

About VEX Worlds 2021

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.

VEX IQ Challenge teams compete in the exciting 2020-21 VEX IQ Challenge game, Rise Above, to earn a spot at this prestigious event. For information about the game, click here.

VEX Robotics Competition and VEX U teams compete in the exciting 2020-21 VRC game, Change Up, to earn a spot at this prestigious event. For information about the game, click here.

Event Agenda

Click here to download the event agenda for VEX Worlds . Please note that since this agenda is tentative, times may vary from 15-30 minutes.

Nominate Inspiration All-Stars

It’s time to submit your nominations for Inspiration All-Stars in the STEM Hall of Fame! Honor your teacher, mentor, volunteer, or team supporter with a nomination for this award!

Visit and login to your account to start the nomination process.

Deadline: January 15, 2021

Mobile App

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

Robot Shipping Option

Check back prior to the event for information about shipping your robot, tools, and supplies to 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 on the event's Registration page to place your team on the wait list. If spots open up, teams on the wait list will be notified and instructed to register.

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.

Refund Policy

VEX Robotics World Championship registration cancellations must be received by March 15, 2021, in order to receive a full refund. All cancellations must be emailed to with the team number and the contact information for the team. Teams that cancel on March 16, 2021, or after will not receive a refund for their registration fee.

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. We do ask that prior to entering the event, you check in with REC Foundation staff to be allowed access to the venue. Once you check-in, spectators are welcome to attend the ceremonies, watch matches, and visit with teams in the pit area.


Click here for online apparel from Fine Designs for the 2020 VEX Robotics World Championship. Check back in January for information about VEX Robotics World Championship 2021 apparel!


Visit during the event to build your own custom webcast and live results screen!

Contact Information

Teams and Event Partners can use the following contact information to inquire about the VEX Robotics World Championship.

Phone: (903) 457-0470


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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