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UIL Robotics 2023-2024

2023 BEST Division Championship - Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2023 - Dallas, TX

2024 RECF-VEX Pilot Championship - Feb. 5-7, 2024 - Clear Creek ISD

2024 FIRST Division Championships - Spring 2024

Click the division links below to access additional information for your competition program.

Early exposure to hands-on learning and STEM education is one of the best ways to engage students and ultimately set them on a long-term path for success in college and a career of their choice. Robotics programming allows students to receive exposure to real-life problem solving in a competitive, fun environment.

About UIL Robotics

UIL Robotics began as a pilot program began during the 2015-2016 school year. After three successful years as a pilot program, Robotics became an official UIL contest beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.

The program has two official divisions, UIL Robotics: BEST™ Division and UIL Robotics: FIRST® Division. The FIRST Division includes two competition programs, the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC). For 2022-23, the program also includes a pilot UIL Robotics: RECF-VEX Division.

UIL Robotics operates in collaboration with the Robotics organizations. For your school to participate in UIL Robotics, register a team with one of these organizations. Participate in the regular FIRST, BEST or VEX competition season, with qualifier meets that are run by those organizations. Your team's performance in those qualifiers will determine advancement to the UIL state championships. Teams will be invited to participate in the UIL state championship event based on their performance in the qualifier meets.


Fall Robotics - BEST Division

Spring Robotics - FIRST Division

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