Octobers Team Blast

OCTOBER 2016 NEWSLETTER Register for Events Today The 2016-17 season is now underway and events are popping up around the world for teams to compete in VEX IQ Challenge Crossover and VEX Robotics Competition Starstruck. Be sure to register your team today to stay current on all the updates at www.RobotEvents.com - http://www.robotevents.com and www.RoboticsEducation.org. - http://www.roboticseducation.org Connect with Us The REC Foundation welcomes our community of coaches, teams, teachers and others to connect with us on our social media channels. We welcome you to share news from your events, your team meetings, activities you participate in and more! Follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RECFoundation , Twitter - https://twitter.com/REC_Foundation , or Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/recfoundation/ today, tag us in your posts and use hashtags #VEXRobotics, #VEXIQ, or #omgrobots this season! Girl Powered Thank You! Thank you for helping us formally launch Girl Powered to coincide with the International Day of the Girl on October 11th! With your support there were 52 workshops across the country and around the world to spark girls interest in STEM and robotics! Please share your Girl Powered photos and videos by adding the hashtag #GirlPowered or by emailing them to media@roboticseducation.org. Visit RoboticsEducation.org/gp - “http://www.roboticseducation.org/girlpowered” to learn more about our Girl Powered initiative! Help Wanted! Volunteer Information Now Available Event volunteers are the heart and soul of VEX competitions. We rely on Referees to keep things fair, Emcees to keep things exciting, and Queuers to keep things on schedule! Volunteering at a VEX competition is easy to learn, fun to do, and rewarding for everyone involved. Learn more about all the opportunities available at: roboticseducation.org/volunteers - http://www.roboticseducation.org/volunteers/ Dell Technologies Dell Technologies is a long-time supporter of the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation and a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Dell Technologies supports teams around the world through team grants and regional/state championships. Dell Technologies is also a global sponsor of VEX Worlds! Last season, Dell Technologies, formerly EMC, sponsored 60 new VEX IQ Challenge and VRC teams domestically and 34 new teams from disadvantaged schools in Chile. Perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of their support to the REC Foundation is through the Dell Technologies Robotics Team/Club Website Challenge in which teams develop a website that promotes their entire robotics program. Check out last year’s winners and learn more about this year’s Dell Technologies Website Challenge. - http://challenges.robotevents.com The REC Foundation’s Mission Statement The REC Foundation seeks to increase student interest and involvement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by engaging students in hands-on, sustainable, and affordable curriculum-based robotics engineering programs across the U.S. and internationally. For more information, visit www.RoboticsEducation.org - http://www.roboticseducation.org . Past E-Mails Available Archives of all email blasts from this season can always be found here. - https://vexforum.com/index.php/conversations/e-mail-blast-archive Not Getting These E-mails? Many organizations automatically block group e-mails. You have two options: 1) Request that your IT department “White List” emails from mail.vresp.comand/or white list e-mails from the following IP addresses: 2) Make sure the alternate email address in your RobotEvents.com - http://www.robotevents.com team account is different – not a school address. - http://www.roboticseducation.org/news - http://www.robotevents.com - https://www.facebook.com/RECFoundation ______________________________________________________________________ Click to view this email in a browser http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/831219/82720f03f5/TEST/TEST/ If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply to this message with “Unsubscribe” in the subject line or simply click on the following link: http://cts.vresp.com/u?82720f03f5/TEST/TEST ______________________________________________________________________ REC Foundation sent this email free of charge using VerticalResponse for Non-Profits. Non-Profits email free. You email affordably. REC Foundation P.O. Box 8276 Greenville, Texas 75404 US Read the VerticalResponse marketing policy: http://www.verticalresponse.com/content/pm_policy.html