Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

VEX Game Design Animation Online Challenge

Create an animated video or simulation that shows and explains a VEX Robotics Competition game. This is your chance to get creative and invent a game within the requirements of this challenge, and demonstrate the game being played in a virtual environment. Construct a “real” VRC game that is affordable, easily constructed by volunteers, obeys the laws of physics, has understandable rules, is interesting for participants to play and audiences to watch.


Hang It, Drop It


4478Y is an all-girls team at Masuk High School.

Vex Game Animation Online Challenge (2018/19) - Hang It, Drop It

Hang It, Drop It is played on a 12ft by 12ft field with two alliances, one red and one blue, each with two teams. This year, teams can score points by either hanging plastic alliance specific tubes on the central peg tower or by placing soft foam pyramids into alliance colored boxes.The tubes are recycled from the VRC Game Round up and are made of a glossy, light plastic. New this year, vex introduces the soft foam pyramids that are compressible and easy to...

Bins and Balls


We are team 12J, an all-girls team from the Potomac School. We give you the 2018-2019 challenge, Bins & Balls.

Bins & Balls is played on a twelve foot by twelve foot field, with two alliances, each composed of two robots. The object of the game is to outscore your opponent by scoring more stars and colored balls into colored bins and cylinders. As usual, the game is played by starting with a fifteen second autonomous period, followed by a 1:45 driver control period. The game is challenging and interesting, demanding a mix of precision, speed,...

Vex 2018-2019 challenge: Post Season



Vex challenge Post Season is played on a 12x12 foot field consisting of 6x6 foam tiles surrounded by a field perimeter. Teams may score points by scoring balls in the posts, placing their team flag into purple areas claiming all points in the corresponding clear post, putting cubes in the cube zone, and stacking cubes on other cubes in the cube zone. The field elements consist of 48 balls from VEX Challenge: Nothing but Net, 10 cubes from VEX Challenge: Starstruck, and 2 flags designed for this challenge. A cube and 9 balls are...

Point Siege


Teams are red and blue


There is an object behind each starter position, the “flag” (in the corner)


Moving the opponent’s “flag” to the center of the arena (hill) gives you 5 points for every 5 seconds the flag is there


Prevent the other team from putting your “flag” on the “hill”


15 second autonomous period, 1 minute 45 second driver control...

Masuk Robotics Team 4478V's Concept - BUILDUP

Our robotics competition concept, dubbed "Buildup," is played in a way similar to that of the board game Connect Four. Robots play on a twelve foot by twelve foot field and pick up "Donuts" (6" long, 6" tall, 1.5" wide donut-shaped plastic objects; there's a total of 70 of them, 33 on each side, and one for the preload of each bot) and place them in through the top of "The Wall" (a large divider in the middle of the field, design to hold the Donuts between pegs; measures...

Vex Robotics Building Blocks

Goal: to have a taller tower than your opponent to score more points than the opposing alliance

VEX Robotics Competition Building Blocks is played on a 12 x 12 foot square field. Two alliances – one red and one blue – composed of two teams each, compete in matches consisting of a fifteen second autonomous period followed by one minute and forty-five seconds of driver controlled time.


Vex Robotics Building Blocks is the new game for 2018 and 2019, the game consists of 20 yellow cubes that are 5.5 x...

VRC Game: Goal!!! (Custom Game)

This game consists of two teams on an alliance trying to score points by throwing balls and squares into the goals or stacking them on posts.

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Time's Up


Time's Up

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Game Description & Measurements

Time’s Up is played on a twelve foot by twelve foot regular vex field with eighteen by eighteen by eighteen inch robots. In the center of the field is a six foot inner-diameter, eight foot outer-diameter, circle with two foot tall ball posts at each quarter on the clock face. On opposite...

6210Z Moon Walk


VEX Game Design Animation Online Challenge Entry for 2017-2018: 6210Z Moon Walk

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