2016-2017 Online Challenges Open Today!

The 2016-17 Online Challenges officially open today and provide teams a unique way to participate in competition activities, win prizes, and qualify for VEX Worlds! With challenges ranging from CAD design to website design, and from STEM education to video creation, there is something for everyone, including a brand new challenge supporting our Girl Powered initiative.

Visit the Online Challenges website to view the new challenges and start working on your submission right away!

If you have questions about the challenges, post them here in the Online Challenge Forum.

The REC Foundation Online Challenges include:

  • Girl Powered: In Her Words Storybook Challenge
  • EMC Corporation® Robotics Team/Club Website Challenge
  • FUTURE Foundation Robot Construction Challenge
  • Make It Real CAD Engineering Challenge Sponsored by Autodesk®
  • REC Foundation STEM Educational Video Challenge
  • Texas Instruments® Electronics Challenge
  • VEX IQ Challenge Promote Award
  • VEX Robotics Competition Promote Award
  • VEX Robotics Photography Challenge
  • VRC Game Design Animation Challenge
  • Robomatter VRC and VEX IQ Programming Skills Challenge for Robot Virtual Worlds

The new Online Challenges submission site that debuted last year is easy to use; simply follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Online Challenges website
  2. Click on the “Get Started” button to log in or create an account
  3. Select your challenge by clicking its title
  4. In the box on the right, click “Enter Challenge”

Be sure to read ALL of the challenge Requirements, including Eligibility and Judging Information, as many challenges have very different criteria. Good Luck!