Mar 10, 2019

VEX Robotics Competition (UK)

  • Crimson Education
  • United Kingdom
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other


VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) is an international program for middle and high school students that has as its goal to engage student participants in the study of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through a competition in which students build innovative robots to solve a challenge.

Currently, over 3500 teams representing 20 countries compete globally each year in VRC. Through a series of competitions, students are expected to devise creative solutions to difficult problems, work as a team, learn sportsmanship, communicate effectively, and build leadership skills.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range


Participation Cost

Cost of robot building can exceed £1000 between the team.

Application Deadline

1700 competitions worldwide on rolling application schedules. Please refer to website for latest updates

Application Process Includes

To register your team your team visit and choose the
ICON for “VEX IQ or VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) or VEX U”

Find the “Register a Team” bar and click. Follow on-screen instructions to register your team for only $150 for the first team number at a school/organization and $100 for each additional suffix.

Once payment is received, teams will receive a Welcome Kit that includes the sample game elements (for the first team only), team license plates, and an engineering notebook. If you are registering a VEX
U team, please remember to choose the VEX U button.

For further information, please visit:

UK Competition, Primary Contact: Bridie Gaynor
Title: Competition Support Manager 

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