The VEX Robotics competition prepares students to become future innovators with 95% of participants reporting an increased interest in STEM subject areas and pursuing STEM-related careers. Tournaments are held year-round at the local, regional and national levels and culminate at the VEX Robotics World Championship in the USA each April.
What is the VEX Robotics - Change Up Competition
VEX Robotics Competition Change Up is played on a 12’x12’ square field configured as seen above. Two (2) Alliances – one (1) “red” and one (1) “blue” – composed of two (2) Teams each, compete in matches consisting of a fifteen (15) second Autonomous Period, followed by a one minute and forty-five second (1:45) Driver Controlled Period. The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by placing Balls in Goals, and Connecting Rows.
-Middle school, high school, and college/university
-More than 11,500 teams from 40 countries playing in over 750 tournaments
-Local, regional, national, and world competitions
-Standard Matches: Two alliances of two teams each playing against each other
-Robot Skills Challenge: One robot playing alone against the clock
-Online Challenges: Unique contests using CAD, animation, essays, and more
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