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VWorld Championships

VEX World Championships

The Starstruck VEX World Championships will be held in Louisville, Kentucky in the USA from the 19th to the 22nd of April. This season, the UK has more spots than ever before!

There are a number of ways to qualify for the VEX Robotics World Championships.

  1. By winning the Excellence Award at one of the selected Worlds Qualifying regional competitions (see the Events tab to find out which competitions carry qualification spots).
  2. By being Tournament Champions at the UK National Championships
  3. By winning the Excellence Award at the UK National Championships

Attending the VEX Robotics World Championships

VEX Worlds is an incredible experience for any students that manage to qualify. As well as having a chance to compete on the world stage, students will also be able to learn from the most experienced VEX Robotics teams and push their future designs to the next level.

Any teams who qualify for Worlds and wish to attend will need to raise money to cover the cost of the trip so this should be considered as early as possible in the season if you are hoping to go. As an approximate estimation of the cost of attending, please consider the following:

  • The entry fee for VEX Worlds is $850 (approximately £550 – £600 depending on exchange rate)
  • Return flights are approximately £700 - £1,000 per person
  • Accommodation is between £50 and £100 per night (generally 4-5 nights required)
  • Approximately £100 to ship your robot to the USA (teams usually take these as additional large luggage)