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UNM to host VEX Robotics event on Oct. 24

October 22, 2015

The University of New Mexico School of Engineering will be the host for a VEX Robotics workshop and scrimmage event on Oct. 24. The event is geared toward elementary and middle school students and teachers.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Centennial Engineering Center, 210 University Blvd. NE. Free parking is available in any non-restricted areas around the building.

The event will feature VEX representatives and New Mexico teachers who have previously been involved with VEX competitions. Participants can learn about VEX IQ (for elementary and middle school) and VRC (for middle and high school), as well as the new games for the 2015-16 season. The event will begin with an overview, then will break up into sessions for VEX VRC and VEX IQ.

For more information, including the workshop schedule and registration, directions, and mandatory consent form, go to

For scrimmage only, go to

On Jan. 23, 2016, the VEX Robotics competition for the area will be held at UNM. UNM will also be the host for VEX Robotics world championships in February 2017.