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VEX Challenge

VEX Challenge is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.

Students get to:   

  • Design, build, and program robots

  • Apply real-world math and science concepts

  • Develop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills

  • Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments

  • Earn a place in the World Championship

  • Qualify for close to $7 million in college scholarships

Make a Donation

Your generous donation to Palmetto will help ensure thousands of students have access to the unique learning experiences we offer through our programs. By making your unrestricted gift to the Annual Fund, you will allow Palmetto the flexibility to allocate funds where they are most needed, including to regional events, teams, and operational expenses.

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