Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

Educate Online Sponsored by the REC Foundation

Educate Online sponsored by the RECF Foundation

This challenge offers robotics competition teams the opportunity to help other schools and clubs learn from their experience. In this challenge, schools, clubs, and teams will produce a video on a specific subject area that new teams will learn from. We expect that you will have your own idea, but possible areas for the video include understanding how to analyze a game, how to build a specific mechanism such as a drive train, lifting arm, actuator, winch, etc., how to program using sensors, or how to best work as a team at a tournament. Use your imagination - the only restriction is that it must contain something useful for a new team to know about competition robotics

  • VEX IQ teams should focus on how to support new VEX IQ teams
  • VRC teams should focus on how to support new VRC teams
  • VEX U teams should focus on how to support new VEX U teams



How to Create an Award-Winning Engineering...


From the organization that won the 2019 Elementary Excellence World Championship and 5 of the last 6 Indiana State Excellence Awards, we present to you:  "How to Create an Award-Winning Engineering Notebook."  Jalayne and Gracie, members of 15294A's Documentation sub-team have written the script, filmed, and edited this entry to help new teams construct a great engineering notebook.

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Interview Tips


Students from the Eaglebots Blue team in Nappanee, Indiana share some helpful tips on how to have a memorable interview.  The judges interview is a huge part of the robotics process; this is your chance to prove everything you've done all season.  So, enjoy these tips to improve your interview skills!  From the team that has won 2 Excellence Awards at the Indiana State Championship in the last 3 years, as well as being a part of the 2019 World Championship Excellence team, we share with you crucial tips that have helped us have success!

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The Foundation....


We have made a video geared towards a new team on building a basic base that can be used as a foundation for most VRC robots.  This has video has been uploaded to the Files/Images option of the entry information.  Thanks!


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