The FIRST Tech Challenge is a robotics program for students in grades 7-12 . BadgerBOTS organizes Dane County teams and offers support throughout the season.

BadgerBOTS provides teams with a robot kit and a work space. The $500 fee covers the kit and national registration, as well as tournament expenses such as the state registration fee, transportation to Milwaukee, one night in a hotel, and meals for advancing teams.

Teams may advance from local qualifying tournaments to the state championship tournaments.  Select teams may advance to theWorld Championship Tournament, held in Detroit, MI.

BadgerBOTS FTC Teams

Here are our 2021-2022 BadgerBOTS FTC Teams

Team 17235 Mr. Cod

Team 17395 Parabola

Team TBD Pleiades

Team 14064 Apple Crispr

BadgerBOTS FTC Registration

If you are already part of a BadgerBOTS, please register here.  If you are not already part of a team please email

To attend a meeting, please fill out our COVID and Consent and Release form:

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