National Robotics Week 2017 Events

Thank you to everyone who hosted, promoted, and participated in National Robotics Week 2016! With your continuing help, we had over 300 events for Robo Week. The eighth annual National Robotics Week will be held April 8-16, 2017 and promises to be even bigger! Submit your own event!

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Remember it can be everything from bringing a robot to the library, to a demo at the science center, to a huge robot carnival! We just want to share the excitement of robotics around the US. If you hosted an event for 2016, thanks for joining us and please tell us about your event here.

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Event List

RCX State Competition, Rupp Arena
The RCX, Robo Challenge Xtreme, State Competition is an annual event held at Rupp Arena. It brings the top 60 teams from all around the state of Kentucky, ranging from elementary to high school age, to compete. Aiming to introduce STEM to students of all ages, RCX combines robot technology with LEGOs in a fun yet challenging way. Students must work as teams to accomplish activities designed to strengthen their teamwork skills, communication skills, computer programming and problem solving skills.
https://rcxrobot.org/
Hosted by RCX, Robo Challenge Xtreme
When: April 12, 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
RCX State Competition logo
Where: 430 W Vine St
Lexington, KY
40507
2017 VEX Worlds - VEX U Division, Kentucky Exposition Center
EX Worlds 2017, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, brings together top robotics teams in the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U under one roof to celebrate their accomplishments and participate with the best teams from around the world. VEX Worlds will include top teams from events happening in cities around the world from June 2016 to March 2017.
https://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/college-competition/RE-VEXU-17-4886.html
Hosted by Vex Robotics Collegiate
When: April 19, 2017 - April 22, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
2017 VEX Worlds - VEX U Division logo
Where: 830 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY
40209
VEX Worlds 2017- , VEX IQ
VEX Worlds 2017, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, brings together top robotics teams in the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U under one roof to celebrate their accomplishments and participate with the best teams from around the world. VEX Worlds will include top teams from events happening in cities around the world from June 2016 to March 2017.
https://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-iq-challenge/RE-VIQC-17-4883.html
Hosted by VEX Robotics Competition
When: April 23, 2017 - April 25, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
VEX Worlds 2017-   logo
Where: 937 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY
40209
Kentucky TSA VEX State, Crowne Plaza Hotel/ Main Ball Room
In the VEX Competitions, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, teams of students are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams from around the world in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Tournaments are held year-round at the regional, state, and national levels; local champions go on to compete against the best in the world at VEX Worlds each April!
https://www.robotevents.com/robot-competitions/vex-robotics-competition/RE-VRC-17-2216.html
Hosted by Vex Robotics
When: April 24, 2017 - April 25, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Kentucky TSA VEX State logo
Where: 830 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY
40209