2021 Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation – VEX Robotics Competition Middle School Division (LRT)
- 17-May-2021 - 19-May-2021 Add to Calendar
- Event Code
- VEX Robotics Competition
- Event Type
- Live Remote Tournament
- Event Format
- Field Control System
- Spots Open
- Event Region
- Texas - Region 2
- Standard Registration Opens
- 4-Feb-2021 09:00 EST
- Registration Deadline
- 5-May-2021 23:59 EDT
- It is past the registration deadline.
For the first time ever qualified teams and spectators from around the globe will be part of an exciting Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation! We look forward to crowning champions of real-time remote tournaments or skills matches using the REC Foundation’s Live Remote Tournament interface. This won’t be like any VEX Worlds ever experienced, but will go down in history as the first of its kind.
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors
Special thanks to our sponsors Northrop Grumman, VEX Robotics, Google, NASA, Texas Instruments, Autodesk, Mathworks, Dell, and Microchip.
Game Manual Update
Review the VEX Robotics Competition Change Up Game Manual VEX Worlds Update.
We don't anticipate many (if any) spots opening up for teams on the wait list. Click the “Wait List” tab to place your team on the wait list. If spots open up, teams on the wait list will be notified and instructed to register.
Online apparel from Fine Designs for the Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship is now available!
Team Email Archive
Click here to visit the REC Foundation's email archive.
Grade Level: Middle School
Skills Challenge Offered: No
Judging Format: Remote Interviews & Notebooks
Event Dates & Locations
Date: 17-May-2021 - 19-May-2021
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Click here to download the event agenda for VEX Worlds. Please note that this agenda is tentative.
We hope you will join us this year at the first-ever Remote VEX Robotics World Championship May 17-29, 2021.
Judges are critical to the scholastic sport of competitive robotics, and we realize the commitment it takes to volunteer as a judge. This year, it will take more dedicated volunteers than ever to make our judging program a success as we have expanded the number of divisions and programs for students.
Please consider volunteering as a remote judge in April and/or May (see below dates) for the Remote VEX Robotics World Championship.
Emergency/Bad Weather Policy
Teams will be notified, via email, if any event occurs that would jeopardize the VEX Robotics World Championship.
Refund and Payment Policies
VEX Robotics World Championship registration cancellations must be received by April 30, 2021, in order to receive a full refund. All cancellations must be emailed to [email protected] with the team number and the contact information for the team. Teams that cancel on May 1, 2021, or after will not receive a refund for their registration fee.
Health and Safety Policies
Please follow local, state and federal guidelines when participating in the the VEX Robotics World Championship.
Date: 17-May-2021 - 19-May-2021Live Remote Tournament
For the first time ever qualified teams and spectators from around the globe will be part of an exciting Remote VEX Robotics World Championship! We look forward to crowning champions of real-time remote tournaments or skills matches using the REC Foundation’s Live Remote Tournament interface. This won’t be like any VEX Worlds ever experienced, but will go down in history as the first of its kind.
How to Watch
Join the REC Foundation and VEX Robotics on YouTube Live and be part of our Guinness World Records® attempt for the Largest Online Robot Championships during the 2021 Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation, May 17-29, 2021.
More information, links, and playlists can be found at VEXWorlds.com.
Special thanks to our sponsors Northrop Grumman, VEX Robotics, Google, NASA, Texas Instruments, Autodesk, Mathworks, Dell, and Microchip
Remote Judging Requirements
Remote Judging & Digital Engineering Notebooks
Teams must submit the form (linked below) to be eligible for a judging interview and to provide the link to their Digital Engineering Notebook:
- All teams in LRS and LRT events are eligible to submit a Digital Engineering Notebook.
- All LRS teams must submit the form within the deadlines below based on the date the team's invitation to VEX Worlds was issued for the interview to be scheduled and Digital Engineering Notebook to be considered.
- All LRT teams must submit the form within the deadlines below based on the date the team's invitation to VEX Worlds was issued for the team's Digital Engineering Notebook to be considered. Judging finalists will be selected based on the quality of the engineering notebook. Judges will conduct remote interviews with award finalist teams concurrent with their LRT event.
These deadlines are based on the date the team's invitation for VEX Worlds was issued, not the date the team registers for VEX Worlds. Teams must submit the requested information using the form (linked below) within these deadlines. To help teams meet these deadlines, teams may submit the form even if they are not yet registered and paid for VEX Worlds 2021.
Note - this email is your official invitation to VEX Worlds. The date on this email is the invitation date to reference when determining submission deadlines. If your team receives more than one invitation, you may reference the date of the latest invitation.
For VEX Worlds 2021 invitations received:
The Google Form must be submitted:
Prior to March 15
Before Midnight March 31 US Central time
March 15 - March 31
Before Midnight April 7 US Central time
April 1 - April 7
Before Midnight April 14 US Central time
April 8 - April 14
Before Midnight April 21 US Central time
April 15 - April 28
Before Midnight April 28 US Central time
Click here to submit the Interview Request and Notebook Link form. You will need this information.
- Primary team contact and team information
- The preferred block of time for the team's judging interview (teams in LRS event only)
- Link to the team's Digital Engineering Notebook, if submitting a Digital Engineering Notebook (refer to the Judge Guide Addendum for guidelines on preparing the link to the team's Digital Engineering Notebook)
If you have any questions, please contact your Regional Support Manager.
Congratulations to our Judging Finalist teams! All judging finalist teams have been contacted with their remote judging interview time. If you are a coach for one of these teams and have not received notification, please contact your Regional Support Manager for assistance.
VRC Middle School Science Division Judging Finalists
|1338X||X HEAT||Arkansas||United States|
|1569A||OMEGA||New York||United States|
|18000A||SEMS Iron Patriots||Tennessee||United States|
|457B||Llama Lords||Michigan||United States|
|80X||VEXMEN: Dark Phoenix||Pennsylvania||
VRC Middle School Technology Division Judging Finalists
|7421C||Flaming Phoenix||Texas||United States|
|6096A||RoboRays 1||Virginia||United States|
|80B||VEXMEN: Berserker||Pennsylvania||United States|
|1365C||The Piranhaz||Florida||United States|
VRC Middle School Engineering Division Judging Finalists
House of Science A
|2211A||KHU Inventors||Puerto Rico|
|94927A||VEX Wrecks 4.0||California||United States|
|42748C||Cougars Renegades||South Carolina||United States|
The following webcasts may be available on YouTube:
VRC Middle School Judged Award Winners (LRT)