For Credit (Y/N)
|Meeting Days||Saturday (9:00AM-12:00PM)
Wednesday (7:30AM-8:15AM, 3:15PM-5:15PM)
|Meeting Times||Before/After School|
|Offered||Practices beginning September
Competition season: October – February
|Teachers||Mr. Vince Rinaolo, Mr. Tito Fernandez|
The Northridge Robotics Team, the Knight Owls, competes in the FIRST Tech Challenge. Each season we design a robot from scratch to complete the new challenge put out by FIRST. The team use Northridge Prep’s new Shop room, with metal fabrication and woodworking capabilities. Last year the Knight Owls won the Regional Championships, advanced to State for the second year in a row, and ranked 10th out of 200 teams in Illinois. Come help us beat our record this year!
Events & Topics
3 Scrimmage Meets (October, November, December/January)
Regional Championships (Early February)
State Championships (Late February)
World Championships (April)
Skills & Benefits
Success requires team members to collaborate effectively, developing skills in brainstorming, coding, mechanical construction, and testing.
Additional morning practices will be added prior to each competition