Who are we?
We are FIRST
® Robotics Team 1086 Blue Cheese and are based out of Deep Run High School in Glen Allen, VA. Team 1086 Blue Cheese is a product of
, a nonprofit organization created to encourage students to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.). Blue Cheese
participates in the FIRST
Robotics Competition (FRC) as Team 1086 and in the FIRST
Tech Challenge (FTC) as Team 93 and Team 6743. Our team strives to
"brie the best we can brie" by cultivating our own cheese culture in our school, around our community, and spreading it worldwide. We also inspire the
next generation through demonstrations, outreach programs, mentoring other teams, and more. We invite you to join our quest to be "Legendairy"!
What is FIRST?
(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an international organization focused on inspiring students to pursue
careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Teams attend competitions where alliances of robots compete against one another in an
exciting, sports-like atmosphere. There are four levels of FIRST
: Junior FIRST
LEGO League (Jr. FLL), FIRST
LEGO League (FLL),
Tech Challenge (FTC), and FIRST
Robotics Competition (FRC). Blue Cheese actively promotes the goals of FIRST
students to pursue careers in science and technology.
was founded with the vision of changing our culture. Besides educating students about STEM and inspiring them to be leaders in their field, the
program also builds important life skills such as innovation, self-confidence, problem-solving, and communication as well as many more qualities essential
for success. In addition, FIRST
promotes an ideal called Gracious Professionalism, which emphasizes high quality work while respecting individuals
and the community.