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Louisville Prepares for the VEX Robotics World Championship

In April 2018, Louisville hosts the largest educational robotics competitions in the world!

In the VEX IQ Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition, students ranging from elementary school through college spend their year designing robots to play an engineering challenge presented in the form of a game. The VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation and Northrop Grumman Foundation, is a gathering of the top robotics teams from over 30 nations who celebrate their accomplishments while competing with and against the best of the best. The VEX Robotics World Championship will bring together the top 1,600 student-led robotics teams from around the world to Louisville, Kentucky, from April 25 - May 1, 2018.

Click here for VEX Worlds 2018 Event & Volunteer Information.

Learn more about VEX Worlds by following them on social media 

Relive the Magic

Take a look at photos from the 2017 VEX Robotics World Championship

Competition Support 

Learn more about the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and how they are increasing student interest in STEM.

Program Info

VEX Competitions bring students STEM skills to life through game-based engineering competitions.

A one-of-a-kind, mobile Ferris Wheel is headed to Louisville and will
offer riders impressive aerial views of the Louisville skyline. 

Click here to learn more about The SkyStar Observation Wheel.  

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