Our Teams

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting Mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

–FIRST® website (www.firstinspires.org)

Warren City Schools

Warren City Schools is a mid-sized urban school district in Ohio. It has a population of more than 4,600 students. All 5 of our schools receive free lunch based on the USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision where, because of Warren’s high poverty rate, every student is served free breakfast and lunch. All 5 of our schools are also Title I school-wide project schools for the same reason.

Middle School Teams

The Warren Robotics Boosters support 4 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams in Warren City Schools as of January 1, 2024. FIRST LEGO League is a program for students 9-16 years old. Middle school basically. Each team may have up to 10 students officially. Their season officially begins August 1st. Each team competes in 1 regional tournament between October and January. If they qualify, they may advance to the District and State tournaments and may even advance to the FIRST World Championship in mid April. 

High School Team

The Warren Robotics Boosters support 1 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team in Warren City Schools as of January 1, 2024. FIRST Robotics Competition is a program for high school students. Their official season begins in January and ends mid April.