VEX IQ Programming and Robot Construction Course (Lake Elsinore, CA, June 2020) - INCLUDES ROBOT

An intensive 4-day course on VEX IQ robot construction, programming, and preparation for the VEX IQ Challenge. Participants will build robots, program them, and then test their newly learned skills in a variety of programming challenges. The participant will learn enough to start teaching VEX IQ construction and programming to students.

Includes VEX IQ Super Kit for participants.

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Course Title

VEX IQ Programming and Robot Construction

Course Code



June 8 - 11, 2020


Mon - Thur, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Machado Elementary School - 15150 Joy St, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530


$995 per person

Includes a VEX IQ Super Kit, normally sells for $379 total, that the participant will take with them at the end of the workshop.


None, although some experience in programming would be helpful

Who is this for?

 Teachers using VEX IQ in the classroom or any adult leading an after-school VEX IQ program.


Skills and Expertise Gained

  • Expertise with the VEX IQ robot construction platform, and sensor programming and use
  • Competence at programming VEX IQ robots using Blockly (a graphical language)
  • Beginning familiarity with Python programming for VEX IQ
  • Understanding of available VEX IQ educational resources
  • How and when to use the VEXOS upgrade tool, managing VEX firmware
  • Using the Robot Mesh VEX IQ curriculum with students
  • Using Mimics to build and program robots online
  • Programming Topics
    • Using Robot Mesh Controller Express
    • Getting Started with Blockly
    • Programming Basic Movement
    • Programming Drivetrains
    • Programming with Bumper Switches
    • Using the Touch LED sensor/light
    • Using Loops and Logic
    • Working with Color, Gyro, and Distance sensors


  • Introduction to the VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) program
    • Getting Started with the VIQC
    • Introduce the 2020-2021 VIQC game
    • Team Management and Best Practices


  • Participants should bring their own computer – either Windows or macOS with Chrome installed and at least one USB port. Notebook computers are fine, but no iPads or Android tablets.
  • VEX IQ Super Kit will be supplied to each participant which is yours at the end of the course.
  • Lunch will be provided