FIRST in an organization founded by revolutionary inventor Dean Kamen to excite young people about careers in science and technology fields. FIRST has matured a lot since the first FRC season 20 years ago. Growing from 28 high school teams in 1992 to over 15,000 today (comprised of high school level FRC and FTC as well as junior high aged FLL).
ULTIMATE ASCENT is played by two competing alliances on a flat, 27 x 54 foot field. Each Alliance consists of three robots, and they compete to score as many discs into their goals as they can during a two (2)-minute and fifteen (15)-second match.
Who are the Robostangs?
The Robostangs are a proud team of Northville High School students. Who have come together under the guide of volunteers, teachers, and mentors to create a robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). Along the way they gain valuable work experience, help their community, and spread the message of FIRST.