Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

Girl Powered: In Her Words Storybook Challenge

Last year was our kickoff of Girl Powered, an initiative to increase the representation of girls on robotics teams, and we received some of the most amazing entries ever! This season we would like to again invite girls on VEX IQ Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition teams to participate. More details will be available during Fall of 2017.


Grade Level Requirements

Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions

Program Requirements

VEX IQ Challenge VEX Robotics Competition VEX U Open to All


  • 1st: Girl Powered Award, $750 gift certificate, and automatic team qualification for this season's VEX Robotics World Championship if the entrant is a member of a registered VEX IQ Challenge or VEX Robotics Competition team
  • 2nd: $500 gift certificate
  • 3rd: $250 gift certificate


  • Entrant grade range: Elementary, middle school, or high school.
  • VEX competition team requirement: Does not have to be a team entry.
  • Work submitted in previous or different Online Challenges may not be repurposed for this submission.
  • No team may submit more than one entry, but each team in a multi-team school or club program may enter this competition. For example, teams 123A and 123B could each submit a storybook, but team 123A could not submit two storybooks.


Check back in Fall 2017 for more details!

Deadline Information

Current time:
Sat, Aug 19, 2017 12:14 AM CDT


Wed, Sep 13, 2017 9:00 AM CDT


Wed, Jan 10, 2018 1:00 PM CST

Voting Ends:

Fri, Jan 26, 2018 9:40 AM CST