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    Register for Events Today
    The 2016-17 season is now underway and events are popping up around
    the world for teams to compete in VEX IQ Challenge Crossover and VEX
    Robotics Competition Starstruck. Be sure to register your team today
    to stay current on all the updates at and

    Online Challenges
    The holiday break is a great time to work on your Online Challenge - - submissions!
    The Online Challenges provide teams with a unique way to participate
    in competition activities, win prizes, and qualify for VEX Worlds!
    With challenges ranging from CAD design to programming, and from STEM
    education to video creation, there is something for everyone,
    including a new challenge supporting our Girl Powered initiative. If
    you have questions about the challenges, post them in the Online
    Challenge Forum -

    Girl Powered: R.I.O.T. - Team 323G
    Rachel of Team 323G R.I.O.T., Robotics Is Our Thing, shared her take
    on the VEX Robotics Competition experience in a recent Girl Powered
    spotlight. As team leader this year, she shared the team's highs
    and lows and through it all can't imagine not being involved in
    Read more about Rachel and R.I.O.T. at: .
    Visit to learn more about our Girl Powered
    initiative or share your own story - - today!

    VEX Robotics World Championship Volunteer Registration Now Open!
    All season long, event volunteers are the heart and soul of VEX
    competitions. This couldn't be more true at the VEX Robotics World
    Championship, where we bring 1,400 of the best robotics teams from
    around the world to compete to become World Champions! This year VEX
    Worlds will take place April 19-25, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky.
    Join us and be part of the culminating event of the season where the
    energy and excitement is palpable and participating is rewarding for
    everyone involved.

    We are excited to announce a new volunteer scheduling platform that
    will allow self-scheduling online (once shifts are available), making
    it easy to select and view volunteer shifts from your computer or
    mobile device. Learn more about the opportunities available, and
    register in our new system today in order to be notified when shifts
    are ready to view as the event gets closer. Visit: .

    Sponsor Spotlight: Harris Corporation
    From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, Harris provides
    mission-critical solutions to connect, inform, and protect the world.
    At the REC Foundation, we appreciate all they do to help teams
    participate in VEX Robotics and the support they provide to advance
    the Industry Certifications program, ensuring students are prepared
    to enter the world of work!

    FORTUNE MAGAZINE: The Olympics of Robotics!
    Fortune Magazine features the Olympics of Robotics -- VEX Worlds --
    in a new video - - with VEX Robotics that illustrates how students are preparing for a
    bright future. Special thanks to Working Nation and Toyota
    Manufacturing for their support!

    The REC Foundation's Mission Statement The REC Foundation seeks to
    increase student interest and involvement
    in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by
    engaging students in hands-on, sustainable, and
    affordable curriculum-based robotics engineering programs across the
    U.S. and internationally.
    For more information, visit - .

    Past E-Mails Available Archives of all email blasts from this season
    can always be found here. -

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