California Teams at FIRST Championship in Houston – 2022

California Teams at FIRST Championship in Houston – 2022

We are so proud of all 64 FIRST teams from California who brought their “A” game to compete, collaborate, have fun and make memories along with nearly 800 other student robotics teams from 43 countries around the globe!  

FIRST Championship, the world’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for students, celebrated the conclusion of the 2021-2022 robotics season, FIRST FORWARD presented by Qualcomm, with 30,000 students, mentors/coaches, volunteers, sponsors, media, and supporters.

Congratulations to the following California teams, students and volunteers who are bringing home a huge amount of impressive awards.

CALIFORNIA AWARDS AT CHAMPIONSHIP

On Winning Alliance

Team 254
The Cheesy Poofs

On Finalist Alliance

Team 4414
HighTide

Dean's List Winner

Joyce Yang
Team 1967
The Janksters

DIVISIONS:

  • On the Winning Alliances: Team 604, Quixilver (Carver), Team 1323, MadTown Robotics (Carver), Team 254, The Cheesy Poofs (Galileo), Team 1678, Citrus Circuits (Hopper), Team 973, Greybots (Newton), Team 5940, BREAD (Roebling). Team 4414, HighTide (Turing)
  • On the Finalists Alliances: Team 1138, Eagle Engineering (Carver), Team 3476, Code Orange  (Galileo), Team 846, The Funky Monkeys  (Galileo), Team 971, Spartan Robotics (Turing)
  • Innovation in Control Award – Team 846, The Funky Monkeys  (Galileo)
  • Imagery Award – Team 3476, Code Orange  (Galileo)
  • Gracious Professionalism Award – Team 3128, Aluminum Narwhals (Hopper)
  • Autonomous Award – Team 1678, Citrus Circuits (Hopper)
  • Highest Rookie Seed – Team 8840, Bay Robotics (Roebling)
  • Entrepreneurship Award – Team 5940, BREAD (Roebling)
  • Team Spirit Award – Team 115, MVRT (Roebling)
  • Industrial Design Award – Team 971, Spartan Robotics (Turing)
  • Quality Award – Team 4414, HighTide (Turing)

On Finalist Alliance

Team 11212
The Clueless

Motivate Award Winner

Team 16884
Mechanical Advantage

Inspire Award Finalists

Team 11212
The Clueless

Team 6165
MSET CuttleFish

Team 12525
Wolf Corp.

Motivate Award Finalist

Team 8404
Quixilver

Dean's List Winner

Rohan Bosworth
Team 16884
Mechanical Advantage

Design Award Winner

Team 12635
Kuriosity Robotics

Rising All-Star Award Winner

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Many many thanks to all the mentors, volunteers, sponsors and parents who helped make this all possible! With extra special thanks to the 2022 FIRST Championship Presenting Sponsor Qualcomm who continues to fully embrace the FIRST community with open arms and great generosity.

Monterey Bay Regional – 2022

Monterey Bay Regional – 2022

Congratulations to the 36 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the Monterey Bay FIRST Robotics Regional Competition from March 23-26, 2022.

TEAMS ADVANCING TO CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON!

The following teams and individuals earned top honors at the Monterey Bay Regional and earned their way to compete at the FIRST Championships in Houston, April 20-23, 2022.

Regional Chairman’s

The Chairman’s Award represents the true spirit of FIRST.  It honors the team that best serves as a model for other teams to emulate and that embodies the goals of FIRST.  It remains FIRST’s most prestigious team award The Chairman’s Award is presented to the team judged to have the most significant measurable impact of its partnerships among its participants, school, and community over a sustained period, not just a single build season or school year. The winner is able to demonstrate progress towards FIRST’s mission of transforming our culture.  The recipient will be invited to the FIRST Championship where it will compete for the Chairman’s Award against the winners from all the other qualifying events.

  • Team 1671, Buchanan Bird Brains from Clovis, CA

Engineering Inspiration

The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.  This team will advance to the Championships and receive a $5000 NASA grant toward registration.

Regional Winners

Dean’s List Finalist

In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FRC students, the Kamen family sponsors an award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. This award celebrates a student’s outstanding leadership and effectiveness in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as their community. FIRST Dean’s List Finalists will compete at the championship for the FIRST Dean’s List.

  • Alison Soong from Team 1868
  • Alden Sherrill from Team 7413

Woodie Flowers

  • Susan Cheng from Team 1868

Additional Awards

Congratulations to the Teams and individuals that earned the remaining awards at the Monterey Bay Regional! See the list here.

Support

An immense THANK YOU to all the sponsors, mentors and volunteers who contributed to this very successful Regional.

We hope you too had a memorable experience at the Monterey Bay Regional!

Silicon Valley Regional – 2022

Silicon Valley Regional – 2022

Congratulations to the 59 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the Silicon Valley FIRST Robotics Regional Competition from April 7-10, 2022.

TEAMS ADVANCING TO CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON!

The following teams and individuals earned top honors at the Silicon Valley Regional and earned their way to compete at the FIRST Championships in Houston, April 20-23, 2022.

Regional Chairman’s

The Chairman’s Award represents the true spirit of FIRST.  It honors the team that best serves as a model for other teams to emulate and that embodies the goals of FIRST.  It remains FIRST’s most prestigious team award The Chairman’s Award is presented to the team judged to have the most significant measurable impact of its partnerships among its participants, school, and community over a sustained period, not just a single build season or school year. The winner is able to demonstrate progress towards FIRST’s mission of transforming our culture.  The recipient will be invited to the FIRST Championship where it will compete for the Chairman’s Award against the winners from all the other qualifying events.

  • Team 4159, CardinalBotics from San Francisco, CA

Engineering Inspiration

The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.  This team will advance to the Championships and receive a $5000 NASA grant toward registration.

Regional Winners

  • Team 254, The Cheesy Poofs from San Jose, CA
  • Team 1678, Citrus Circuits from Davis, CA
  • Team 7419, QLS Tech Support from Dublin, CA (wildcard)

Regional Finalists

  • Team 971, Spartan Robotics from Mountain View, CA (wildcard)

Rookie All-Star

  • Team 8793, Pumpkin Bots from Half Moon Bay, CA (wildcard)

Dean’s List Finalists

In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FRC students, the Kamen family sponsors an award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. This award celebrates a student’s outstanding leadership and effectiveness in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as their community. FIRST Dean’s List Finalists will compete at the championship for the FIRST Dean’s List.

  • Alex Ware from Team 8033
  • Joyce Yang from Team 1967

Woodie Flowers Finalist

  • Dean Mulla from Team 1967

Additional Awards

Congratulations to the Teams and individuals that earned the remaining awards at the Silicon Valley Regional! See the list here.

Support

An immense THANK YOU to all the sponsors, mentors and volunteers who contributed to this very successful Regional.

We hope you too had a memorable experience at the Silicon Valley Regional!

Aerospace Valley Regional – 2022

Aerospace Valley Regional – 2022

Congratulations to the 36 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the Aerospace Valley FIRST Robotics Regional Competition from April 6-9, 2022.

TEAMS ADVANCING TO CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON!

The following teams and individuals earned top honors at the Aerospace Valley Regional and earned their way to compete at the FIRST Championships in Houston, April 20-23, 2022.

Regional Chairman’s

The Chairman’s Award represents the true spirit of FIRST.  It honors the team that best serves as a model for other teams to emulate and that embodies the goals of FIRST.  It remains FIRST’s most prestigious team award The Chairman’s Award is presented to the team judged to have the most significant measurable impact of its partnerships among its participants, school, and community over a sustained period, not just a single build season or school year. The winner is able to demonstrate progress towards FIRST’s mission of transforming our culture.  The recipient will be invited to the FIRST Championship where it will compete for the Chairman’s Award against the winners from all the other qualifying events.

  • Team 399, Eagle Robotics from Lancaster, CA

Engineering Inspiration

The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.  This team will advance to the Championships and receive a $5000 NASA grant toward registration.

Regional Winners

  • Team 5199, Robot Dolphins from Outer Space from San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Team 4414, High Tide from Ventura, CA
  • Team 5526, Penoles, from Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico (wildcard)

Dean’s List Finalists

In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FRC students, the Kamen family sponsors an award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. This award celebrates a student’s outstanding leadership and effectiveness in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as their community. FIRST Dean’s List Finalists will compete at the championship for the FIRST Dean’s List.

  • Maryanne Molina from Team 399
  • John Chang from Team 2658

Woodie Flowers Finalist

  • Ayşegül Boz from Team 6989

Additional Awards

Congratulations to the Teams and individuals that earned the remaining awards at the Aerospace Valley Regional! See the list here.

Support

An immense THANK YOU to all the sponsors, mentors and volunteers who contributed to this very successful Regional.

We hope you too had a memorable experience at the Aerospace Valley Regional!

Central Valley Regional – 2022

Central Valley Regional – 2022

Congratulations to the 32 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the Central Valley FIRST Robotics Regional Competition from March 30 – April 2, 2022.

TEAMS ADVANCING TO CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON!

The following teams and individuals earned top honors at the Central Valley Regional and earned their way to compete at the FIRST Championships in Houston, April 20-23, 2022.

Regional Chairman’s

The Chairman’s Award represents the true spirit of FIRST.  It honors the team that best serves as a model for other teams to emulate and that embodies the goals of FIRST.  It remains FIRST’s most prestigious team award The Chairman’s Award is presented to the team judged to have the most significant measurable impact of its partnerships among its participants, school, and community over a sustained period, not just a single build season or school year. The winner is able to demonstrate progress towards FIRST’s mission of transforming our culture.  The recipient will be invited to the FIRST Championship where it will compete for the Chairman’s Award against the winners from all the other qualifying events.

Engineering Inspiration

The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.  This team will advance to the Championships and receive a $5000 NASA grant toward registration.

Regional Winners

Regional Finalists

  • Team 3970, Duncan Dynamics from Fresno, CA (wildcard)

Rookie All Star

  • Team 8768, CTEC Titans from Fresno, CA (wildcard)

Dean’s List Finalist

In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FRC students, the Kamen family sponsors an award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. This award celebrates a student’s outstanding leadership and effectiveness in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as their community. FIRST Dean’s List Finalists will compete at the championship for the FIRST Dean’s List.

  • Amrit Singh from Team 5817
  • Aarna Sanghai from Team 7539

Woodie Flowers

  • Ramon Cuevas from Team 5817

Additional Awards

Congratulations to the Teams and individuals that earned the remaining awards at the Central Valley Regional! See the list here.

Support

An immense THANK YOU to all the sponsors, mentors and volunteers who contributed to this very successful Regional.

We hope you too had a memorable experience at the Central Valley Regional!

Los Angeles Regional – 2022

Los Angeles Regional – 2022

rCongratulations to the 42 Teams PLUS all the Mentors, Volunteers, Sponsors, Friends and Family members who participated in the Los Angeles FIRST Robotics Regional Competition from March 31 – April 3, 2022.

TEAMS ADVANCING TO CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HOUSTON!

The following teams and individuals earned top honors at the Los Angeles Regional and earned their way to compete at the FIRST Championships in Houston, April 20-23, 2022.

See your team in action at the event’s photo gallery.

Regional Chairman’s

The Chairman’s Award represents the true spirit of FIRST.  It honors the team that best serves as a model for other teams to emulate and that embodies the goals of FIRST.  It remains FIRST’s most prestigious team award The Chairman’s Award is presented to the team judged to have the most significant measurable impact of its partnerships among its participants, school, and community over a sustained period, not just a single build season or school year. The winner is able to demonstrate progress towards FIRST’s mission of transforming our culture.  The recipient will be invited to the FIRST Championship where it will compete for the Chairman’s Award against the winners from all the other qualifying events.

Engineering Inspiration

The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community.  This team will advance to the Championships and receive a $5000 NASA grant toward registration.

  • Team 2637, Phantom Catz from Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Regional Winners

  • Team 696, Circuit Breakers from La Crescenta, CA
  • Team 3476, Code Orange from Irvine, CA
  • Team 599, The Robodox from Granada Hills, CA (wildcard)

Rookie All Star

  • Team 8898, Royal Rebels Engineering from Fullerton, CA (wildcard)

Dean’s List Finalist

In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FRC students, the Kamen family sponsors an award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. This award celebrates a student’s outstanding leadership and effectiveness in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as their community. FIRST Dean’s List Finalists will compete at the championship for the FIRST Dean’s List.

  • Regan Song from Team 3473
  • Yogini Vazirani from Team 980

Woodie Flowers

  • Joy Uehara from Team 4201

Additional Awards

Congratulations to the Teams and individuals that earned the remaining awards at the Los Angeles Regional! See the list here.

Support

An immense THANK YOU to all the sponsors, mentors and volunteers who contributed to this very successful Regional.

We hope you too had a memorable experience at the Los Angeles Regional!

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