Event Code: RE-VRC-14-0110
Program: VEX Robotics Competition
Type of Event: Tournament
Capacity: 430 / Spots Open: 9
Event Region: California - South
Price: $750.00This event is closed to registration because:
Date: 04/23/2014 - 04/26/2014
Grade Level: High School
Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes
Please visit the 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship microsite for more information about Anaheim and the surrounding area.
For information on volunteering at the VEX Robotics World Championship, please click here.
You can see the awards for the VEX Robotics World Championship High School Division by clicking on the "Awards" tab above. To see a master list of all the awards being earned at the VEX Robotics World Championship, please click here.
The 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship is FREE and open to the public. This lively and engaging event is suitable for the entire family. Spectators are welcome to attend the ceremonies, watch matches, and visit with teams in the pit area.
A parking map is now available for attendees and spectators. Please note that all available Anaheim Convention Center parking is available here..
Convention Center Event Map
You can see and download a PDF map of the event here.
Click this link to see the 2014 VEX Robotics Competition High School World Championship Agenda.
Please visit the official accommodations page for the 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship for more information on hotel and other discounts.
The REC Foundation is happy to provide visa and invitation letters to teams. In order to process visa and invitation letters, teams must complete two simple steps. First, the team should register and pay for the 2014 VRC World Championship. Next, the team's primary contact should email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
• Team name and number
• Names and passport numbers of all team members and mentors
• Address of the visa/embassy office
All visa and invitation letter requests should be submitted to the REC Foundation by January 31, 2014 to ensure proper time for processing. Requests submitted after January 31st will be processed as soon as possible, but may take up to three weeks.
Please note that the REC Foundation will not produce a separate letter for each team member. Instead, the foundation will produce a letter for the entire team and attach the list of team members and mentors.
The VEX Robotics Competition has partnered with Avis to provide rental cars at a discounted rate. If you wish to reserve a car please contact Todd Alexander at (800) 525-7537 (Ext. 35003). Please reference AWD# D019176 when you call. You can also book online at the Avis website.
The VEX Robotics Competition has partnered with Budget to provide rental cars at a discounted rate. The discount will range from 5% to 40%. If you wish to reserve a car please contact Todd Alexander at (800) 842-5628 Ext. 35003 or the Meetings and Convention Department at (800) 525-7537 to maximize your discount with additional coupons or promotions. Please reference BCD# U011133 when you call. You can also book online at the Budget website.
The REC Foundation is pleased to announce attendee air travel discount programs with OneWorld and United Airlines.
For more information, including how to book discounted airfare, please download our OneWorld Airline Discount information form.
For more information, including how to book discounted airfare, please download our United Airlines Discount information form.
All teams are able to pre-order lunches and food from Aramark at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship. Please download our pre-order lunch form today for more information regarding the order process.
For all attendees and guests attending the 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship, SuperShuttle has made a discount to travelers booking in advance of their arrival to LAX, LGB, and SNA airports. Please visit the SuperShuttle website to view rates with the discount.
Things I Wish I Had Known Before Attending the World Championship
Please check later this season for an updated map of the 2014 VEX Robotics World Championship.
A completed form for all participants must be submitted at check-in on Thursday of the event. Team leaders will need to collect the completed forms for all team members attending the World Championship. Turn them in to the Pit Administration Registration window when checking in. Download the VEX/RECF Consent & Waiver Form.
The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation has collected the most commonly asked questions about World Championship and posted them here in this FAQ document.
All emails to registered teams will be archived here beginning in January 2014.
The Anaheim Convention Center has food and snack outlets within the venue and there are several food outlets in the adjacent hotels, the Anaheim Marriott or Hilton Anaheim. There are also several food and snack options conveniently located within walking distance to the Anaheim Convention Center.
A sample Anaheim Convention Center concessions menu can be found here. Please remember that due to the rental terms of the Anaheim Convention Center, teams are not allowed to bring outside food or drink into the venue.
Make It Simple, Pre-Order Lunches
Teams can also pre-order their lunches through the Anaheim Convention Center. The lunch pre-order form can be found here. Orders must be placed by April 16th.
Information on pre-ordering World Championship apparel is now available here.
There will be photography packages available for pre-purchase and on-site for the World Championship. Please check this document for more information. Please navigate to our photography website for additional information.