VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition (VRC), a program run by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation (RECF), has grown to become the largest middle/high school STEM Robotics program in the world. Through a strong focus on teamwork, hands on learning, encouraging mentorship and making the VRC program affordable and accessible, the RECF is poised to help teachers and communities in the United States fight to close the gap in STEM performance between its youth and the rest of the world.

Year Established 2008
Boys Served Annually 0
Girls Served Annually 0
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities? Yes
Program led by a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)]: Yes
Areas of Interest General ScienceTechnologyEngineeringMathComputer ScienceEntrepreneurship
Racial Demographics 0% Asian0% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0% American Indian/Alaska Native
Service Delivery Format Options after school programsclassroom supportclubsmuseumsonline learningsummer offerings
Populations Served 2 year college4 year college or universityat-riskdiversity focuselementaryhigh schoolincarcerated youthlow incomemiddle/juniorruralteachersurban
Current Evaluation Process interviewsparticipant data (example: grades)surveys
Needed Resources/Activities boys interested in STEMconferencesfunding/sponsorshipgirls interested in STEMinternshipsjob shadowingmentoringvolunteersworkshops/classes/training
Available Resources/Activities boys interested in STEMevaluation/assessment servicesfunding/sponsorshipgirls interested in STEMmentoringprofessional developmentspeakersvolunteersworkshops/classes/training
Collaboration Interests curriculum developmentjoint event planningproviding in-kind supportsharing resourcesworking with higher educationworking with industry representativesworking with informal organizationsworking with K-12 schoolsworking with similar organizations
1119 Cambridge Ct. Rockwall, TX 75032
Main Contact Marc Couture Director of Support Services 920-749-2772 marc_couture roboticseducation.org
Main Organization Information

Robotics Education and Competition Foundation

The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation exists to connect students, mentors, and schools in every community to a variety of successful and engaging technology-based programs. Our goal is to provide these programs with services, solutions, and a community that allows them to flourish in a way that fosters the technical and interpersonal skills necessary for students to succeed. in the 21st Century, whether it's a competitive event, workshop, camp, or conference we understand the unprecedented level of passion and commitment it takes to create, maintain, and execute such programs. The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation is committed to promoting technology and related student and professional advancement so that one day these programs become accessible to all students and all schools in all communities.