Building with VEX IQ - Get Started with VEX IQ

VEX IQ is a snap-together robotics system designed to provide a versatile building system for the VEX IQ Robot.


The following article provides links to other articles that will help you get started building with VEX IQ. These articles will show you how to identify parts and plan for building with VEX IQ Kits.

See an overview of the VEX Plastic Construction System and learn about part categories, sizing systems for parts, and tips for assembling and disassembling parts.

These articles give detailed information on VEX IQ structural parts and provide guidance on how to choose the correct parts for a build.

Read this article to learn more about factors to consider when deciding on a type of VEX IQ Robot assembly for competition or the classroom.

A drivetrain allows a robot to be mobile by using wheels, tank treads, or another method. This article addresses things to consider when choosing a drivetrain for the VEX IQ Robot. 

See how to use VEX Plastic Gears, Sprockets, and Pulleys with VEX IQ Smart Motors to move things faster, lift heavier things, or move mechanisms far away from the motor.