Develop STEM and business skills
Establish teamwork skills
Improve time management abilities
Learn to communicate with others
Encourage STEM and FIRST values through community outreach
15 Mentors & Teachers
2018 San Francisco Regional Winner
2019 Silicon Valley Regional Finalist
2022 Monterey Bay Regional Alliance Captain
2022 Silicon Valley Regional Semi-finalist
Programming team members write the Java code that gets our robots moving using industry software tools like Git and VS Code.
Assembly team members construct, test, and repair our robots’ mechanisms using in-house manufactured parts.
CAD team members use Autodesk Inventor to model robots parts and assemblies, providing plans for us to base our creations off of.
Manufacturing team members use our shop facilities to manufacture custom parts out of metals, woods, and plastics.
Electrical team members analyze and assemble electronics to bridge the programming and mechanical components of our robots.
Everyone in Team 972 carries out responsibilities necessary for our team to succeed, including outreach, fundraising, finance, and organization.