Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

VRC Promote Award

The Promote Award is presented to a VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) team that has created and submitted an outstanding team and/or VRC promotional video.

 

Prizes

  • 1st: 2013 VEX Robotics Promote Award, $750 vexrobotics.com gift certificate, automatic team qualification for the 2013 VRC World Championship
  • 2nd: $500 vexrobotics.com gift certificate
  • 3rd: $250 vexrobotics.com gift certificate

Requirements

Eligibility

  • Submissions are limited to members of a VRC or VRCC team, school, or club registered for the 2012-2013 season.
Requirements
  • Create and post to YouTube an entertaining advertisement or short movie highlighting VEX and the VRC, up to 90 seconds long.
  • Each team in a multi-team school or club program may enter this competition, but no team may submit more than one entry. Entries may represent a single team or multiple teams from the same school or club.
  • The goal of this video is to help the team introduce itself in the community, to help recruit new students, mentors, and gain support for the team. This video may be about the team, the program, the competition, the design and build process, the robot itself or any theme the team believes can help promote its VEX Robotics program in their community. Show and celebrate the team experience throughout the current and past VRC season(s), including scenes from the design, build and/or competition phases of the program.
  • Promote how the VRC makes an impact on students, in the local community or schools/clubs participating in the program.
  • Videos submitted in previous Online Challenges are not eligible for submission this year
Judging Community voting will determine four of the ten finalists with six additional submissions chosen by the RECF. The finalist submissions will then be judged by selected professionals who will determine the Promote Award winners. Evaluation
  • How well does the entry meet the requirements?
    • Was a 90-second or shorter video posted to YouTube?
    • Was there more than one entry per VRC team?
    • Does the video meet the goals of helping the team introduce itself in the community, to help recruit new students, mentors, and gain support for the team?
    • Does the video show and celebrate the team experience?
    • Does the video promote how the VRC makes an impact on students, in the local community or schools/clubs participating in the program?
  • Video is exciting, easy to understand and expresses a complete vision
  • Video is well-produced, with clear audio and a professional look and feel

Deadline Information

Current time:
Tue, Jun 27, 2017 12:16 PM CDT

Opens:

Fri, Sep 21, 2012 12:00 AM CDT

Closes:

Fri, Jan 11, 2013 2:00 PM CST

Voting Ends:

Fri, Jan 25, 2013 2:00 PM CST