We are the Islandbots, a robotics team participating in the FIRST robotics competitions in Long Island, NY. We started in 2008-09 in First Lego League (FLL) competition; since 2010, we are participating in First Tech Challenge (FTC).
In 2013-14, we won awards in NYC/LI and Hudson Valley championship and advanced to East SuperRegional (see full list of awards here).
In 2014-15, we achieved our best result yet, advancing to the World Championship in St Louis, MO. (for more information click here).
In 2015-16, we made it to Super Regionals in Scranton, PA.
A few pictures of our season:
- Fresh Meadows FTC qualifier (Jan 16)
- Lynnbrook FTC qualifier (Feb 7)
- NYC/LI FTC Championship (Feb 28)
- Super Regionals 1
- Super Regionals 2
We currently have 14 members – and three alumni, who visit us whenever they come home on vacation (they are students at MIT, Caltech, and University College, London).
Current team members:
- Andrew M.
- Alec D.
- Natasha B.
- Nikita P.
- Lev B.
- Nestor T.
- David B.
- Henry N.
- Kathryn Z.
- Victor T.
- Tarika M.
- Varun J.