Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

Compete beyond the Competition Field with the REC Foundation Online Challenges.

Thank you to the thousands of students who have participated in the 2022-2023 Online Challenge Season so far!  Most online challenges closed Friday January 13th. Judging has begun and we will announce Finalists on February 9th and Winners on February 23rd.  This season, the Photography and Poster Challenges will have community voting from February 9th - February 20th.  More details coming soon.

Two challenges are still open for submissions!  The MathWorks FollowThePath Challenge (open until Feb 15th) and the VR Challenge (open until March 1st)  

Good luck to all teams and if you have any questions reach out to onlinechallenges@roboticseducation.org

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MathWorks FollowThePath Online Challenge

Opens: Thu, Dec 1, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Wed, Feb 15, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition Aerial Drone Competition
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VIQC Elementary School - VR Challenge - (Extended to March 1)

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 PM CST
Closes: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - VR Challenge (Extended to March 1)

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 PM CST
Closes: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - VR Challenge (Extended to March 1)

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 PM CST
Closes: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC High School - VR Challenge (Extended to March 1)

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 PM CST
Closes: Wed, Mar 1, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Elementary School - Career Readiness Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Elementary School - Poster Design Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Elementary School - Reverse Engineering Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Elementary School - Girl Powered Challenge Sponsored by Google

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Elementary School - Promote Video Challenge Sponsored by VEX

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Elementary School - STEM Research Project

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VEX IQ Elementary School - Photography Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - Career Readiness Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - Girl Powered Challenge Sponsored by Google

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - Reverse Engineering Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - STEM Research Project

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - Poster Design Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VIQC Middle School - Promote Video Challenge Sponsored by VEX

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VEX IQ Middle School - Photography Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX IQ Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Career Readiness Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Promote Video Challenge Sponsored by VEX

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Reverse Engineering Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - CAD Engineering Challenge Sponsored by Autodesk

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Poster Design Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Girl Powered Challenge Sponsored by Google

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Photography Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC Middle School - Theme It Up! Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC and VEXU OnShape Design Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 PM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition VEX U
Learn more...

VRC High School - Theme It Up! Challenge

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...

VRC High School - CAD Engineering Challenge Sponsored by Autodesk

Opens: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Closes: Fri, Jan 13, 2023 2:00 PM CST

Grade Level Requirements
Elementary School Middle School High School College / University No Grade Level Restrictions
Program Requirements
VEX Robotics Competition
Learn more...