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2022 VEX Robotics World Championship - VEX U Event

Date
05/03/2022 - 05/05/2022
Event Code
RE-VEXU-21-5433
Program
VEX U
Event Type
Tournament
Event Format
In-Person
Capacity
80
Spots Open
79
Event Region
Texas - Region 2
Registration Deadline
Fri, Apr 15, 2022 12:01 AM EDT
Price
$1200.00

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General Info

Event Description

The VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, brings together the top VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U teams from around the globe to celebrate their accomplishments and participate to be crowned champions.

VEX U teams compete in the exciting 2021-2022 game, Tipping Point, to earn a spot at this prestigious event. For information about the game, click here.

 

Robot Shipping Option

Check back prior to the event for information about shipping your robot, tools, and supplies to VEX Worlds.

 

REC Foundation Store

Check back soon for store hours of operation.

 

Spectator Information

The VEX Robotics World Championship is free and open to the public. This lively and engaging event is suitable for the entire family. Before entering the event, we ask that you check in with REC Foundation staff to be allowed access to the venue. Once you check in, spectators are welcome to attend the ceremonies, watch matches, and visit with teams in the pit area. 


Grade Level: College

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Judging Format: In-Person judging

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 05/03/2022 - 05/05/2022

Venue/Location:
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
650 South Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
United States

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Agenda

Check back prior to the event for more information.

Volunteer

Join our volunteer team at the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship, in Dallas, Texas. Get inspired by the brightest student minds in the world as they come together for a massive competition celebrating STEM education, collaboration, hard work, and year-round dedication.

We Need Volunteers of All Skill Levels

Many volunteer roles do not require previous experience, and we provide online training resources to prepare volunteers for most positions. Join our volunteer team, get inspired, and have fun! We are in greatest need of volunteers who can help all day or multiple days, but a wide variety of shifts are available to fit your schedule.

  • An average shift is 6-8 hours. Sign up for one shift, multiple shifts, and even multiple days if it suits your schedule.
  • Most roles receive a free t-shirt, meals and snacks, swag bag, and free parking.
  • Make it a family affair! Younger kids who can pay attention to directions make great Field Resetters, and we can pair you up in the same area to volunteer together in most cases.

Monday, April 15, will be the last day we will be assigning shifts prior to Worlds unless there is an important need. You may just come see us at the Volunteer Registration area and register onsite.

Please email volunteer@roboticseducation.org with any questions.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

Teams will be notified, via email, if any event occurs that would jeopardize the VEX Robotics World Championship.

Refund Policy

VEX Robotics World Championship registration cancellations must be received by 5:00 PM, CT on April 6, 2022, in order to receive a full refund. All cancellation requests must be emailed to support@roboticseducation.org with the team number and the team contact information. Teams that cancel after 5:00 PM, CT on April 6, 2022, will not receive a refund for their registration fee.

Health and Safety Policies

The REC Foundation is dedicated to the health and safety of our community.

At this time, the city of Dallas has an active mask mandate in place. All participants and attendees will need to wear masks during the event. We will continue to abide by all local, state, and national health and safety policies. Changes or updates will be reflected in this policy as they become available. Registered teams are responsible for understanding and abiding by the guidelines herein and acknowledge this policy by registering their team.

The final health and safety policy for the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship will be available on March 30th, 2022.


Date: 05/03/2022 - 05/05/2022
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
650 South Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
United States

Travel Info

Lodging

We are excited you will be attending the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship! All attendees are asked to book their hotel accommodations through Team Travel Source, the Official Housing Company for VEX Robotics World Championship. Program participation allows us to secure the highest quality rooms at the best possible group pricing. Thank you for your partnership!

 

Airport Transfers

Teams are responsible for making airport transfer travel arrangements. Ground transportation service information can be found at the below links:


Visa and Invitation Letter Requests

The REC Foundation is happy to provide visa and invitation letters to teams. To process visa and invitation letters, fill out the VEX Robotics World Championship Visa Letter Request Form.

Please have the following information available:

  • Team info such as number, school/organization, and contact details
  • Names, birth dates, and passport country/number for every team member (including adults traveling as mentors or chaperones)

Visa and invitation letters will be processed as soon as possible but may take up to three weeks.

Please Note: The REC Foundation will not produce a separate letter for each team member. Instead, the Foundation will create a letter for the entire team and attach the team members and mentors list.

 

Learn More About Dallas

Visit Dallas has created this VEX Robotics World Championship Microsite to help visitors learn more about our exciting host city.

 

Parking at VEX Worlds

Check back soon for more information about parking.

 

Driving Directions to VEX Worlds

Driving instructions to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) can be found on the General Information tab of the venue's FAQ page.

 

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the VEX Robotics World Championship venue, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas.

 

Power Scooter or Wheelchair Rentals

AABCO Ready Rental Sales & Repair offers rental power scooters and wheelchair service which can be delivered to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Dallas Convention Center or area hotels. Making a rental reservation prior to the event will ensure your mobility equipment will be available and waiting for you upon arrival. Rentals not made in advance will be on a first come, first served basis.

Livestream

Check back before the event for more information, and subscribe to the REC Foundation YouTube Channel. 

Global and Event Sponsors

Special thanks to our Global Sponsors Autodesk, Dell, Google, Hexbug, Innovation First International, NASA, Rack Solutions, Robomatter, Tesla, Texas Instruments, Toyota, TVA, and VEX Robotics.

We also would like to thank our VEX Robotics World Championship sponsors: Mathworks, Microchip, UPS, and Nordson. The commitment and support of these partners ensure a great experience for everyone attending the event.

 

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field setup and scoring. 

VRC Tipping Point One-Page Description

 

VEX U uses the VRC game manual with VEX U specific rules to be found in the Appendices. 

VRC Tipping Point Game Manual

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field and field setup.

VRC Tipping Point Appendix A – Field Specificati

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field and field setup.

VRC Tipping Point Field Assembly Instructions

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field elements.

VRC Tipping Point Field CAD

 

VEX U and VRC use the same DIY field.

VRC Field Perimeter DIY

 

VEX U and VRC use the same field setup and scoring for skills. 

VRC Tipping Point Appendix - B Robot Skills

 

 

VEX U and VRC use the same LRT setup and scoring.

VRC Appendix E – Live Remote Competitions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waitlist

4 teams are on the waitlist for this event.

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