Signature Events

REC Foundation Signature Events

Looking for a taste of the VEX Worlds experience but can’t wait til April? We got you covered with REC Foundation Signature Events! Like a mini-Worlds, these experiences offer an amped-up version of tournament play, and will challenge your team as you compete for robotic glory on the field.

Check out the list below for a selection of signature events for the 2023-24 season, and head over to to register today!

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Battle By the Beach VIQRC Signature Event (MS/ES)

November 11-12, 2023
200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, Texas, 77554, United States

Battle by the Beach will be hosted at Texas A&M Galveston. It will consist of two blended events VEX IQ's Full Volume & VEX VRC's Over Under. 

Speedway: Full Volume VIQRC Signature Event (ES Only)

November 18-19, 2023
1201 North Main Street, Speedway, Indiana, 46224, United States


The GREATEST SPECTACLE IN ROBOTICS is back at the world-famous Dallara IndyCar Factory in Speedway, Indiana, for the Speedway Signature Event! The Dallara IndyCar Factory is located just minutes away from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the biggest spectator sporting venue in the World. Each year, it plays host to the Indianapolis 500, the premier event in IndyCar auto racing.

Hyundai Presents the SCORE Showdown VIQRC Signature Event @ Great Wolf Lodge (ES Only)

December 12-13, 2023
150 Tom Hall Parkway, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240, United States

Hyundai Motors Manufacturing Alabama presents the SCORE Showdown at Great Wolf Lodge hosted by The Southeastern Center of Robotics Education (SCORE) at Auburn University. Located 45 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Great Wolf Lodge offers countless exciting activities both in its indoor water park and its adventure park, ranging from water slides to ropes courses and arcade games.

Join us to earn your spot as one of the best teams in the Southeast and qualify for Worlds in the process! We also encourage teams to stick around after the tournament for a day (or two or three) to enjoy all the thrills Great Wolf Lodge has to offer!

The RiverBots II VIQRC Full Volume Signature Event (MS/ES)

December 13-14, 2023
333 North Dixie Highway, Monroe, Michigan, 48162, United States

Good Day Teams,

It is a good day because you have elected to attend and compete at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park. The RiverBots II VRC Over Under Blended Signature Event is the only Signature Event in MI and the only one at a National Park. RiverBots I broke new ground in MI and was a great kickoff for MI Signature Events. This year we are looking to expand the number of attending teams to 80. The River Raisin National Battlefield Park preserves the site of the Battle of Frenchtown as the only national battlefield marking a site of the War of 1812. You can also join the Junior Ranger program joining Major Muskrats Militia.

Fun in the Sun VIQRC Signature Event (ES Only)

December 18-20, 2023
9801 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32819, United States

Florida’s very first event of it’s kind! Not only for the competitors but for the whole family!

Looking for a top destination location to compete for a chance to land a spot at the 2024 VEX Worlds Competition? Look no further! The Fun In the Sun Signature Event will be held in Orlando FL, home of the world’s top attractions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studio’s and more! 

Kalahari Classic VIQRC Signature Event (ES Only)

January 16-17, 2024
7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio, 44870, United States

This will be a fun, challenging, and competitive event for all. Fun because you have access to one to the largest indoor water-park within the United States of America. Challenging because we aim to bring the best of the best VEX Robotics teams together from Ohio and the surrounding states so we can better prepare our students for the future. We had teams from eight States last year and hope to add additional States this year. There will be three World Spots offered at this event. Set up similar to VEX Worlds, enables us to offer for a great student experience for all! 

NoCo RoboRidge VIQRC Signature Event (MS/ES)

February 17-18, 2024
Boulder, Colorado, 80309, United States

Welcome to the NOCO Robo Ridge Signature Event! This signature event will be in Boulder, CO near the wonderful Flatirons. 

This event will take place over the course of 2 days starting with check-in and skills on February 17, 2024!


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