Applications for the 2023-2024 season will open soon. Fill out the Interest Form to get further updates. Follow us on Instagram @cardinalbotics for more team updates!

Who Are We?

We are a competitive robotics team of FIRST dedicated to promoting STEM education. We participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition, an international league of over 4000 fellow high school teams.

What Do We Do?

A Qualification Match that we played at the San Francisco Regional Competition during the 2023 season

Our Subteams

Design / Manufacturing / Programming
  • We use Solidworks computer-aided design (CAD) software to model our robots.
  • ​Our members machine and assemble our robots in-house, often using our CNC mill.
  • We program robot controls, autonomous driving routines, and other applications in Java.
Business / Outreach / Media
  • We raise and manage tens of thousands of dollars, much like a real business.
  • We build team awareness with marketing and media, interacting with companies and our communities.
  • We host fundraising events and robotics camps for youth.

Why You Should Join

Your First Season

Member Expectations

Time Commitment
  • Robotics meets every day
  • Wednesday AND Friday attendance is mandatory
  • After school until 5:30 PM in the fall, 9:00 PM in the spring
    • You don’t need to attend every day or for the entire time, but you should be working or learning productively when you’re here

How to Apply

  1. Fill out the Member Interest Form
    • We will add you to our email list and update you on info session dates, open workshops, etc.
  2. Info Sessions
    • Attend one of our info sessions on Tuesday 8/22, Thursday 8/24, or Monday 8/28.
    • Applications will be passed out here.
  3. Open Workshops
    • Attend the necessary workshops and take a short quiz

Season Overview

For the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, the Internal Robotics Competition (IRC) and other robotics activities will be held in person as we transition back to school.