Leander ISD’s robotics teams finished out a strong 2022-23 competition season, winning medals and achieving new feats throughout their tournaments.

Vista Ridge High School’s Rogue Resistance 9527 robotics team reached extraordinary heights. In the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) category of the UIL 6A state competition, this team took home the coveted 1st place award. At the state competition, they claimed the 1st place Design Award and the 3rd place Control Award.

The RoboLobos 14361 robotics team from Cedar Park High School secured 1st Place at the UIL 5A state competition. At FTC State, this talented group served as the Alliance Captain of a Divisional Finalist Alliance  and received the esteemed Control Award. In the Worlds competition, the RoboLobos 14361 team led the #1 Alliance in the Jemisen Division as the Team Captain, reaching the Divisional Semifinals. 

Vandegrift High School’s QuadX 6299 robotics team earned 2nd place at the state championships and the Inspire Award. At the FIRST Robotics Worlds, QuadX 6299 earned the impressive Design Award and locked up 3rd place.

In the FIRST Robotics Competition category, Vandegrift’s FRC team – Valor 6800 – proved to be a force to be reckoned with. At state, Valor 6800 displayed their excellence by winning the Quality Award and the prestigious Woodie Flowers Finalist Award. These accolades earned them a spot in the highly anticipated FRC World Championships where they were honored with the Excellence in Engineering Award.

At state, Vandegrift’s Hydra 7161 robotics team finished as a division finalist.

These robotics teams exemplify the spirit of innovation, teamwork, and excellence found all around #1LISD.