Our 14 member community team is comprised of 8 boys and 6 girls, who collaborated for six weeks at the beginning of this year to build a functioning robot from scratch. Under limited resources and scarce direction from a mentor, we built our brand and designed our robot to play a difficult field game against like-minded competitors.
65 teams competed at the Sacramento Regional this weekend, but against all odds, we were able to win the Rookie All-Star Award, a great honor which allowed our team to go to the world championships in a month. To read more about our community outreach, work ethic, and how we came to win the award, visit our website at theshishkabots.com.
Being able to go to the world championships is such an unbelievable and rare opportunity and we feel so blessed to experience it in our very first year. Unfortunately, we cannot afford to carry on without the support from our community to aid us in airfare, shipping, housing, and food costs for 15-20 people. Our goal is to win the Rookie All-Star Award at the World Championships as well, resulting in the title of #1 rookie team in the world. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our team and travelling to the Championship is, for most of us, a dream come true.
Thank you so much for reading our story and we hope you can assist us in attaining our ambitions!
We are grateful for all donations and would like to recognize our sponsors to express our gratitude for all their help:
-Any donation over $20 will get the sponsor's name on our sponsorship board
-Any donation over $150 will get the sponsor our team shirt
-Any donation over $500 will get the sponsor's name on our robot
- Rob Spence
- Dorian Kim
- Fred Stein
- Hemant Gupta
Organizer and beneficiary
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