VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition (VRC), a program run by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation (RECF), has grown to become the largest middle/high school STEM Robotics program in the world. Through a strong focus on teamwork, hands on learning, encouraging mentorship and making the VRC program affordable and accessible, the RECF is poised to help teachers and communities in the United States fight to close the gap in STEM performance between its youth and the rest of the world.

US National – This program serves many different areas nationwide in the United States.
Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Marc
Last Name: 
Couture
Title: 
Director of Support Services
Location: 
1119 Cambridge Ct.
Rockwall, TX 75032
United States
Phone: 920-749-2772
Program Details
Year Established: 
2008
Affiliation: 
None
Program Focus: 
Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Program Focus: 
Business
Girls served annually: 
0
Boys served annually: 
0
Do you serve students/youth with disabilities?: 
Yes
Organization Info
Organization Name: 
Robotics Education and Competition Foundation
Organization Description: 
The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation exists to connect students, mentors, and schools in every community to a variety of successful and engaging technology-based programs. Our goal is to provide these programs with services, solutions, and a community that allows them to flourish in a way that fosters the technical and interpersonal skills necessary for students to succeed. in the 21st Century, whether it's a competitive event, workshop, camp, or conference we understand the unprecedented level of passion and commitment it takes to create, maintain, and execute such programs. The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation is committed to promoting technology and related student and professional advancement so that one day these programs become accessible to all students and all schools in all communities.
Is your organization a non-profit [501(c)(3)]?: 
Yes
Organization Contact Info
First Name: 
Marc
Last Name: 
Couture
Title: 
Director of Support Services
Location: 
1119 Cambridge Ct.
Rockwall, TX 75032
United States
Phone: 920-749-2772
Needed Resources/Activities
boys interested in STEM activities
conferences
funding
girls interested in STEM activities
internships
job shadowing
mentoring
volunteers
workshops/classes/training
Available Resources/Activities
boys interested in STEM activities
curriculum development
evaluation/assessment services
funding
girls interested in STEM activities
mentoring
professional development delivery
speakers
STEM promotional materials
volunteers
workshops/classes/training
Populations Served
2 year college
4 year college or university
at-risk
diversity focus
elementary
high school
incarcerated youth
low income
middle/junior
rural
teachers
urban
Collaboration Interests
curriculum development
joint event planning
providing in-kind support
sharing resources
working with higher education
working with industry representatives
working with informal organizations
working with K-12 schools
working with similar organizations
Service Delivery Format
after school programs
classroom support
clubs
museums
online learning
summer offerings