Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

RECF Team Educational Video

This challenge offers robotics competition teams the opportunity to help other schools and clubs learn from their experience. Use your imagination - the only restriction is that it has to contain something useful for a new team to know about competition robotics.



Coaching On and Off The Field


This is a short film that discusses aspects of a coaches job to allow those new to coaching to quickly pick up on the key areas to gain success on field.
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The START Alliance


The Start Alliance is a group of robotics teams in different robotics categories such as FLL, FTC, VEX, and FTC, who are in constant communication and work together as one big team. We teach every team in the alliance that they can go as far as they want to, as long as they are willing to work for it. We want to unify the design and programing talents to achieve the mission of having a better country, and maximizing the experience of being part of a robotics team.
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How to Hold Up an Arm/How to Problem-Solve


This tutorial shows different approaches to holding up an arm, but also shows how to problem-solve and look for solutions that work.
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RECF Team Educational Video (Essay portion)


The essay portion for the RECF Team Educational Video. The video is complete, but it would make sense to ee the video and the essay right after the other.
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Time Management


A how to on time management and how to prepapre for the vex robotics competition.
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918A's 918A's Quest for the Holy Gear


Monty Python, Old Men from Scene 24, and Vex? Can it be? All three in one video? Yes! Explore the world of gear ratios with the two man team! Due to time constraints, we were unable to show all of what we did. To view the video with the compound gear ratio segment:
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Linear Lifts - 2931 Educational Video


An educational video showcasing the double extending linear lift
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How to build a basic X-Drive


2918A of Glenfield College presents "How to build a basic X-Drive" RECF Entry for 2013 Featuring Jason of Team 2918A, Levi of 2918B and Damion of 2918D
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What you need to know about Vex Robotics


This video is a simple tutorial of Vex Robotics, it explains the basic concepts of Vex Robotics and is intended as a useful guide to people who have recently joined Vex Robotics or plan on joining Vex Robotics in the near future.
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A Guide to Your First VEX Sack Attack Match


This video describes basic rules and regulations for the 2012 VEX Sack Attack Competition. It tells about the field layout, the parts of a round, and how to win.
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