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REC Foundation Certifications

A VIQC Referee Certificate.

EPs and Volunteers are the backbone of every event

Event Partners and Volunteers are the backbone of the VEX Robotics Competition and VEX IQ Challenge. The REC Foundation is committed to providing valuable resources to assist with event preparation.

The REC Foundation and VEX have partnered to provide free, online training for Event Partners and Volunteer roles. These Certifications include interactive and engaging learning resources to ensure you are prepared.

After earning your Certification, you can be confident in your ability to host or perform your assigned Volunteer role at VEX Robotics Competitions and VEX IQ Challenge events.

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Get Certified

Have confidence as a Certified REC Foundation volunteer to effectively run a REC Foundation event.

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Train on your schedule

Self-paced lessons and exams make earning certifications accessible to everyone.

Community Collaboration

Certified REC Foundation volunteers gain access to a growing community with resources available to enhance or supplement running a REC Foundation event.

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Take a look inside!

Select a role to view courses:

Drive Team

Head Referee

Event Partner