FRC Team 4201, The Vitruvian Bots

The Vitruvian Bots is a team of 40 students from Da Vinci Science high school in Hawthorne, CA who, with a shared love for STEM, make robots.

The Vitruvian Bots is a team of 40 students who create a robot every year. Although the requirements for the robot change yearly, one thing remains the same: students on our team receive a real-world, creative experience with STEM at its core. Like all FRC teams, The Vitruvian Bots gives its members a place to appply their love for math, science, and, of course, robotics. What makes our team diffe

Operating as usual

Timeline Photos 10/12/2021

Logan has been thoroughly working on routing the pneumatics on our robots. Great job Logan! Keep up the good work!
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Logan has been thoroughly working on routing the pneumatics on our robots. Great job Logan! Keep up the good work!
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#Team4201 #MoreThanRobots #OMGRobots #FIRSTCalifornia

Timeline Photos 10/11/2021

Josiah has been working hard on our robots with the Systems Directorate, focusing on testing their code and functioning. Keep up the good work!

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Josiah has been working hard on our robots with the Systems Directorate, focusing on testing their code and functioning. Keep up the good work!

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#Team4201 #MoreThanRobots #OMGRobots #FIRSTCalifornia

Timeline Photos 10/09/2021

Counting down the final days until our scrimmage on Saturday, October 16th! Our team has been hard at work prepping the field and making final changes to our robots. We're excited to welcome you back! 💚
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Counting down the final days until our scrimmage on Saturday, October 16th! Our team has been hard at work prepping the field and making final changes to our robots. We're excited to welcome you back! 💚
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#Team4201 #MoreThanRobots #OMGRobots #FIRSTCalifornia

Timeline Photos 10/05/2021

Sofia is organizing the mechanisms and components that make the robots function and has been communicating with others on projects! Thanks for your hard work!
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#Team4201 #MoreThanRobots #OMGRobots #FIRSTCalifornia

Sofia is organizing the mechanisms and components that make the robots function and has been communicating with others on projects! Thanks for your hard work!
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#Team4201 #MoreThanRobots #OMGRobots #FIRSTCalifornia

Timeline Photos 10/04/2021

Nelson has been working really hard with our robots, practicing his driving skills as well as collaborating with others.

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Nelson has been working really hard with our robots, practicing his driving skills as well as collaborating with others.

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#Team4201 #MoreThanRobots #OMGRobots #FIRSTCalifornia

Timeline Photos 10/03/2021

Malcom has been hard at work in Controls! He is doing great with the progress of our robot, and we can't wait to see more from him. 💚
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Malcom has been hard at work in Controls! He is doing great with the progress of our robot, and we can't wait to see more from him. 💚
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Photos from FRC Team 4201, The Vitruvian Bots's post 09/30/2021

Throwback to 2015 when our team competed in Recycle Rush. We had a blast! 💚
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[09/30/21]   Team 4201 has been working really hard on training our rookies these past few weeks on hardware, software, and business skills. We have more training coming soon, so make sure to stay updated!
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Timeline Photos 09/28/2021

Nick has been working really hard on robot maintenance during the preseason. In addition, he has shown great work through training rookies on the assembly of our robots.

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Nick has been working really hard on robot maintenance during the preseason. In addition, he has shown great work through training rookies on the assembly of our robots.

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#FIRSTCalifornia #Team4201 #OMGRobots #MoreThanRobots

04/15/2020

FRC Team 4201, The Vitruvian Bots's cover photo

12/04/2019

This year's induction was a success! A big welcome to our newest recruits to The Vitruvian Bots for the 2020 season!💚 #morethanrobots #omgrobots

11/13/2019

We had a blast at the FLL tournaments at WISH Charter and West Torrance High! Our team assisted and managed the pits, set up the field, and referee’d the games. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with and inspire all in the FIRST community! #morethanrobots #omgrobots #fll #cityshaper #frc

raytheon.com 07/25/2019

We are the robots - Engineer helps high school robotics team become champs | Raytheon

Thank you @Raytheon for publishing this incredible article about our lead mentor, Raytheon Lead Systems Engineer, Fazlul Zubair! Fazlul, A.K.A. Fuzz, started the Vitruvian Bots in 2011 with a dream to inspire the next generation of leaders and innovators. In our 9th season, Fuzz used his inspiration and passion for teaching to lead us to the 2019 FRC World Championships! Read the article at: https://www.raytheon.com/news/feature/we-are-robots

raytheon.com Raytheon engineer Fuzz Zubair founded the Vitruvian Bots robotics team at Da Vinci Science High School. Last April, he led the team to a win at the FIRST Robotics world championship.

06/28/2019

It’s the last day of our 2019 Lego Deep Space and VEX Summer Camps! Our campers have been working hard all week and are ready to compete! #omgrobots #legorobotics #vexrobotics

06/26/2019

Our Lego and VEX robotics summer camps are fully underway! Our campers are having fun testing and modifying their robots, and learning about FIRST Robotics! #omgrobots #legorobotics #vexrobotics

05/23/2019

We had the absolute honor to be recognized at the Capitol of California for our participation and achievements at the 2019 FRC Houston World Championship with Burlingame Robotics, Team 971: Spartan Robotics, MadTown Robotics - FRC Team 1323, and FRC Team 1678: Citrus Circuits! Some of our students were able to be in attendance, representing our team and winning alliance, and even meeting the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom! It was a pleasure #makingitloud in our home state, and bringing FIRST’s message to legislators at our Capitol! #itsmorethanrobots

05/06/2019

FRC Team 4201, The Vitruvian Bots's cover photo

05/06/2019

We’re super excited to have won the FRC Houston World Championships as apart of the 1st seed alliance of the Newton division! We’re so thankful to our incredibly supportive team, our mentors, our sponsors, our boosters, and especially our drive team for allowing us to make it to champs, and working incredibly hard throughout the entire competition. We also want to thank our alliance partners FRC Team 973: Greybots MadTown Robotics - FRC Team 1323 and Burlingame Robotics for their assistance! We’re excited for this next chapter of our team’s history and happy to be back in Houston for the 2020 World Championships! Thanks for the great 2019 season bots! #omgrobots #morethanrobots #firstroboticscalifornia

05/06/2019

Our team was excited and humbled to win the Regional Chairman’s Award at the Ventura Regional last month!!! We were even happy to end our time in Ventura in the quarterfinals as the alliance captains of the 6th seed alliance with Eagle Engineering and Team 3512: Spartatroniks Thank you to our business team who worked tirelessly on this award’s submission, and to the entire team who spreads our message of inclusivity and diversity to make our team truly a family. We’re so excited to make it to the Houston Championships due to winning the Chairman’s award for the second year in a row! We wish the best of luck to all the teams we see at Houston, and we are so grateful for all of the parents, students, volunteers, and mentors who support our team! See you at Champs! 💚 #omgrobots #itsmorethanrobots #venturaregional2019

05/06/2019

Congratulations to our lead mentor Dr. Fazlul Zubair who won the Woodie Flowers Finalist Award at the Ventura Regional last month! Through his dedication and mentorship to our team, Fuzz shows us to use adversity while overcoming difficulties, to engage those in our community in FIRST, and to always lend a helping hand to others. We also want to thank Joy Uehara for all of the time and effort she put into this award. We appreciate her as the Systems director on our team and as an individual who spent hours perfecting this submission for a well-deserved award for Fuzz. Thank you Fuzz for all your dedication to our Vitruvian Family!!!

04/22/2019

We won champs!!! We’re super excited to have won the FRC Houston World Championships as apart of the 1st seed alliance of the Newton division! We’re so thankful to our incredibly supportive team, our mentors, our sponsors, our boosters, and especially our drive team for allowing us to make it to champs, and working incredibly hard throughout the entire competition. We also want to thank our alliance partners @frc973 @frc1323 and @ironpanthers for their assistance! We’re excited for this next chapter of our team’s history, and happy to be back in Houston for the 2020 World Championships! Thanks for the great 2019 season bots! #omgrobots #morethanrobots #firstroboticscalifornia

06/29/2018

Congratulations to all of our campers for completing our summer camp especially to our champions of the week!! Week two of our Lego Mindstorm summer camp is officially over. Our team had an amazing time guiding and seeing each camper learn, grow, and challenge themselves. We all can't wait until next year. 💚🏆🏅#team4201

06/28/2018

Campers are continuing to test revise and modify their robots for tomorrow’s competition. Double week campers are adding to their robots as they prepare for their sumobot competition tomorrow!!💚🤖🏅

06/27/2018

Campers are staring to test and modify their robots for the competition on Friday. Double week students had an amazing competition day with their robot soccer game and are getting ready for the sumo bot competition on Friday!! #omg robots 💚⚙️⚽️

06/26/2018

Week two is off to an amazing start ‪campers started programming and testing their robots today. Double week campers are testing and preparing for their robot soccer game tomorrow!🤖💚⚙️‬

06/26/2018
06/22/2018

Congratulations to all of our campers for completing our summer camp especially to our champions of the week!! 💚🤖There is still time to sign up for next weeks session here : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/da-vinci-summer-camp-2018-tickets-44045340800

06/22/2018

Campers are building, testing and repeating getting ready for the final matches tomorrow! ⚙️👩‍💻🤖👨‍💻#omgrobots -Week 1 Day 2-3

06/22/2018

Campers are building, testing and repeating getting ready for the final matches tomorrow! ⚙️👩‍💻🤖👨‍💻#omgrobots -Week 1

04/15/2018

FRC Team 4201, The Vitruvian Bots's cover photo

04/12/2018

Team 4201 Chairman's Video 2018

Our team will be heading to Houston Championships next week as we won the prestigious Chairman’s award at our Central Valley regional! Check out our chairman’s video for this year:

https://tinyurl.com/4201chairmansvideo2018

This is our home where family is FIRST.

02/26/2018

Rolling up with the squad to Black Bear Diner like...

But seriously, don't forget to come join our team at Black Bear Diner, 24021 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance TODAY from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm! No flyer is needed, just join us and 10% of your bill will be donated to the team. We appreciate your support! 💚

02/19/2018

Come join our team at Black Bear Diner, 24021 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance on Monday February 26th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm to help us raise money to travel to two regional competitions and world championships! No flyer is needed, just join us and 10% of your bill will be donated to the team. Can't wait to see you all there!

01/23/2018

Digital Animation Award 2018

Here is our team's submission for the 2018 Digital Animation Award sponsored by AutomationDirect.com!!

woobox.com 01/18/2018

Vote in the 2017/2018 #FIRSTParody Competition

We are in 4th place and our team would really appreciate it if you could take a quick second to vote for "The Vitruvian Bots - FIRST's What I Like" in the #FIRSTParody competition! You can vote once a day until 2 PM on Friday, 1/19.

http://woobox.com/mk8mrw/gallery/eDZv_7tAi10

woobox.com FIRST has once again challenged the community to #makeitloud during the third annual #FIRSTParody competition. Vote for your favorite. https://www.firstinspires.org/first-song-parody/2017-voting

Videos (show all)

Digital Animation Award 2018
Safety Animation Video 2017 l TEAM 4201
Team 4201 Presents: Dana Middle School Hack-a-Thon
Happy New Year!!! If the "My Bot" (https://t.co/pOWa3oPHGM) leads want new careers in 2017, they already have a young fa...
Can't argue with this endorsement! Vote for "My Bot" in the #FIRSTParody contest! https://twitter.com/FIRSTweets/status/...
Our cute JPR just dunked our principal Steve.
A Day at Team 330 - The Beach Bots' practice field video!
Testing our hardware and software
AWESOME job team!
Check out "Leo 1.55" in action!

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