Introduction to VEX IQ
Learn more about VEX IQ Challenge on the REC Foundation page.
Purchasing VEX IQ Kits
Browse the kits available at this site. They sell Super Kits for $329.99. They also have larger packs, too.
Starting your own team
Quick start: Buy a kit. Bring together 2 to 4 children. Start building one of the standard builds. Play around and try driving it. Get the kids excited about robotics and then start digging into the game rules! You can learn quickly about the competition by watching this video on the VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away.
Full list of REC Foundation information on how to start a team.
There are grants available for new teams to VEX IQ. Find out more on REC Foundation’s grants page. If you apply for a grant, you are also committing to participating in VEX IQ competitions.
Competitions in D.C.
You will need to first register a team to find out local competitions. The link above to the REC Foundation has information about joining competitions.
Other Useful Links
Free Curriculum - https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/education/iq-curriculum
Site that sells VEX IQ products and provides programming options - https://www.robotmesh.com/
Useful forum to learn more from the community about VEX IQ. Join and ask questions! https://www.vexforum.com/c/vex-iq-general-discussion