Downey, CA – March 28, 2024 – Warren teams are making waves in the world of robotics! This past weekend, FRC Team 9408, the Warbots, dominated the Los Angeles Regional competition, securing the coveted title of Tournament Champions.

The competition kicked off with qualification matches, where teams like the Warbots battled it out alongside two randomly assigned alliance members. Each match in this year’s game, “Crescendo,” involved strategically shooting game pieces and conquering a challenging stage for points. The Warbots displayed exceptional teamwork and skill, ultimately landing an impressive 4th place finish out of a staggering 44 teams.

Crescendo competition

This stellar performance earned them a prime spot in the elimination rounds. Following a snake-draft selection process, the Warbots found themselves as the coveted first pick. Partnering with two other formidable teams, they formed a powerhouse alliance that swept through the competition. In an electrifying final match, the Warbots and their alliance emerged victorious, clinching two out of three matches and securing the entire event championship!

But the accolades didn’t stop there. The Warbots were also presented with the prestigious Rookie Inspiration Award, a testament to their dedication and the spirit of collaboration they bring to the competition.

This victory isn’t just a local win – it propels the Warbots onto the national stage. As Tournament Champions, they’ve secured their spot at the FRC World Championships in Houston, Texas!  Furthermore, their impressive performance has them ranked amongst the top 10 teams in California and the undisputed top rookie team in the world – an incredible feat for any young team.

Congratulations to the Warbots for this phenomenal achievement! Their passion, teamwork, and innovative spirit are truly inspiring. We can’t wait to see what they accomplish at the World Championships!

Group of robotics team winners posing with trophy