2022 VEX Robotics World Championship - VEX IQ Challenge Middle School Event
- 05/08/2022 - 05/10/2022
- Event Code
- VEX IQ Challenge
- Event Type
- Event Format
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Texas - Region 2
- Registration Deadline
- Fri, Apr 15, 2022 12:01 AM EDT
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 IQ teams compete in the exciting 2021-2022 game, Pitching In, 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
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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: Middle School
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Judging Format: In-Person judging
Event Dates & Locations
Date: 05/08/2022 - 05/10/2022Venue/Location:
650 South Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
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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.
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Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
Teams will be notified, via email, if any event occurs that would jeopardize the VEX Robotics World Championship.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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: 05/08/2022 - 05/10/2022Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
650 South Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
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!
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 at VEX Worlds.
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.
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.
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.
14 teams are on the waitlist for this event.