We are the LIC Robodogs

With over 10 years of FIRST Robotics Competition experience, we aspire to introduce and develop STEM thinking in the next generation!

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About Us

We're Students

We are based out of Long Island City High School in Astoria, Queens.

We're Innovators

We are FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2579, LIC Robodogs.

We're Do-ers

We design, build, wire, and program a robot every year in less than 2 months.

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The Team

The LIC Robodogs were brought together in 2008 by two Long Island City High School (LICHS) teachers and a few students who shared the idea and determination to start a robotics team. As we grew stronger through leadership and inspiration, we have become an active advocate of the message of FIRST.

Veteran Robodogs are given the opportunity to lead subteams and projects, improving leadership skills. Additionally, these students improve their public speaking through outreach presentations and show massive growth in confidence over their time on the team. Many of our students are among the top of their class, encouraging younger members to follow in their footsteps.

Diverse

Nearly 75% of our team is female - a statistic we are very proud of. Our team is very diverse and made up of students from Bangladesh, India, Greece, Pakistan, Nepal, Philippines, Romania, Ecuador and Mexico.

Intrepid

Members of our team also participated in FTC Team 13351 NYCF-LIC and served as peer mentors to those who had little to no experience. Robodogs taught them how to build a robot and program it to do specific tasks.

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Our Work

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Maker Faire

2017 Maker Faire!

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Got'em

2017 - FIRST Steamworks Robot!

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Boys and Girls Club

2016 Boys and Girls Club outreach!

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Intrepid

2017 Air and Space Museum at the Intrepid outreach!

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Cleco Ren

2018 - Power Up Robot!

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P.S. 89

2017 P.S 89 outreach!

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Years Strong

20+

Students

75%

Female

100%

Graduation Rate

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For Sponsorship or General Inquiries

Competition costs are high, and we would appreciate any support you may give. Email us for more information!

14-30, Broadway, Long Island City, United States 11106
Phone: 718-545-7095
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