About

  • Competitions

  • Outreach Events

    • Mentorship: Our members volunteer for 6 weeks to mentor high school students in the FIRST and BEST Robotics Competition.
    • The Austin Children’s Museum: demonstrating our robots and describing the engineering problem solving process to children attending their robot camps
    • Anderson High School Robotics: mentoring their robotics team in BEST, FIRST, and other robotics competitions.
    • The College of Engineering at UT Austin: various outreach events, including Explore UT, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, and work with Cheryl Farmer, Senior Program Coordinator – Engineering Education Outreach.
  • Social Events

    • Spring Loaded Trampoline Park
    • Hot Lava Obstacle Course
    • Board Game Nights
    • Austin Paintball
  • Awards

    • 2007: IGVC JAUS Level 1 Award; BlastyRAS, IEEE Region V – 5th Best Run – Whiny 1.1, FIRST – Rookie All-Star Award, Nationals Qualification -TinMan
    • 2006: IGVC – Highest Rookie Score – RASlow, IEEE Region V – Final Qualification, 4th Highest Score – Whiny, DPRG – Outdoor Long Haul, 2nd Place – RASlow, BEST – BEST Mentor Award
    • 2005: DPRG – RoboRama, 2nd Place
    • 2004: IEEE Region V – Finals Qualification – Kim Smith