Engineering & Robotics
Building science, engineering and technology skills that inspire innovation and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership. Trinity competes in a range of robotics competitions, including FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST Global Challenge and VEX EDR Robotics. Invitations to international competition may occur from time to time.
Students work as part of a dynamic team to design, build and program a robot, provide science and engineering opportunities for the community, promote robotics, the team, school and country, learn marketing and business skills and most of all, have fun!
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)
The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills as well as inspire innovation and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership.
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
Designed for high school students who want to compete head-to-head with robots using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building and programming a robot to compete in an alliance against other teams. Awards are given for competition as well as for outreach, design and other real-world accomplishments. Students attend a range of local, national and international competition in FTC and VEX
RoboCup Junior is a project-oriented educational initiative providing a hands-on, scaffolded environment where learners can grow by expanding their knowledge of, sparking their curiosity about and increasing their comfort with technology. Three challenges (Soccer, Rescue, OnStage) each emphasising cooperative problem-solving; are designed to reach creative young minds with a range of interests and skills.