The Factory Automation Competition (FAC) is a classroom-based competition that provides students with essential and desirable foundational skills needed for today's advanced manufacturing careers. Students progress from education to workforce and beyond by engaging in hands-on curriculum using the VEX V5 Workcell.
The Factory Automation Competition: Quality Control is a classroom-based competition where teams will compete to achieve the best Throughput and Run Time at different Competition Phases. Students will design, build, and program a manufacturing Workcell to complete the Competition Phase. Participants will compete by submitting a video of a Production Run to RobotEvents.com, and their scores will be recorded on a global leader board.
Teams from across the world will compete in their classroom to achieve the highest global rank based on their scores at each Competition Phase.