History of Team 980

FRC 2017: STEAMWORKS released

January 7, 2017

FRC 2017: STEAMWORKS released

The 2017 game, STEAMWORKS, is released.

Toy Drive 2016

December 10, 2016

Toy Drive 2016

Team 980 collected toys for the Spark of Love Toy Drive for the second time.

DCLA First LEGO League QT 2016

November 12, 2016

DCLA First LEGO League QT 2016

Team 980 organized its first First LEGO League tournament at Discovery Cube Los Angeles.

Fall Classic 2016

September 25, 2016

Fall Classic 2016

Team 980 participated in the 2016 Fall Classic on Saturday and Sunday, where we won the tournament both days.

Joined Snapchat

September 23, 2016

Joined Snapchat

Team 980 joined Snapchat as @frcteam980.

2016 Dodger Day

September 4, 2016

2016 Dodger Day

Team 980 organized FIRST Dodger Day at Dodger Stadium.

Joined YouTube

May 14, 2016

Joined YouTube

Team 980 joined YouTube as FRC Team 980 Official!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles 2016

May 14, 2016

Discovery Cube Los Angeles 2016

Team 980 hosted a community outreach event at Discovery Cube Los Angeles with a circulation of over 650.

Championships 2016

April 30, 2016

Championships 2016

Team 980 participated in the 2016 FIRST Championships in St. Louis, where we played in the Archimedes Division.

Ventura Regionals 2016

March 26, 2016

Ventura Regionals 2016

Team 980 participated in the 2016 Ventura Regional, where we won the Engineering Inspiration Award and our lead design mentor, David Toyne, won the Woodie Flowers Award.

LA Regionals 2016

March 12, 2016

LA Regionals 2016

Team 980 participated in the 2015 Los Angeles Regional,

FRC 2016: STRONGHOLD released

January 9, 2016

FRC 2016: STRONGHOLD released

The 2016 game, STRONGHOLD, is released.

First annual Toy Drive

December 24, 2015

First annual Toy Drive

Team 980 collected toys for the local Sparks of Love toy drive for the first time.

Fall Classic 2015

September 27, 2015

Fall Classic 2015

Team 980 participated in the 2015 Fall Classic.

Ventura Regional 2015

August 27, 2015

Ventura Regional 2015

Team 980 participated in the first-ever Ventura Regional March 27th through 29th.

2015 Open House

August 14, 2015

2015 Open House

Team 980 had an Open House August 14-15 at our build site, 1209 Grand Central Ave in Glendale. This marked a turning point in recruitment for the team. Read More

Started using Trello

June 19, 2015

Started using Trello

Team 980 started using Trello as part of our re-invention.

Started using Slack

June 14, 2015

Started using Slack

Team 980 started using Slack as part of our re-invention.

Scout Expo 2015

May 30, 2015

Scout Expo 2015

Team 980 and Troop 351 partnered for the annual Scout Expo at the Rose Bowl and earned the Presidential Award.

LA Regionals 2015

March 12, 2015

LA Regionals 2015

Team 980 participated in the 2015 Los Angeles Regional, where our Team Captain, Kaitlyn Waldman, won the FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award.

New Website Activated

January 23, 2015

New Website Activated

team980.com received a complete overhaul as part of Team 980’s re-invention. (Date approximate)

New Build Space at 1209 Grand Central

January 10, 2015

New Build Space at 1209 Grand Central

Team 980 moved from 907 Flower St. to 1209 Grand Central Ave.

FRC 2015: RECYCLE RUSH released

January 3, 2015

FRC 2015: RECYCLE RUSH released

The 2015 game, RECYCLE RUSH, is released.

Joined Instagram

December 21, 2014

Team 980 joined Instagram. Our Profile

Fall Classic 2014

October 28, 2014

Fall Classic 2014

Team 980 participated in the 2014 Fall Classic.

Scout Expo 2014

May 31, 2014

Scout Expo 2014

Team 980, Team 2404, and Troop 351 partnered for the annual Scout Expo at the Rose Bowl.

Burbank on Parade 2014

April 26, 2014

Burbank on Parade 2014

Team 980 participated in Burbank on Parade, where we received an award in the Novelty/Civic Organization category.

LA Regionals 2014

March 21, 2014

LA Regionals 2014

Team 980 participated in the 2014 Los Angeles Regional, where we were finalists along with Team 330 BeachBots and Team 973 Greybots.

Inland Empire 2014

March 1, 2014

Inland Empire 2014

Team 980 participated in the 2014 Inland Empire Regional.

FRC 2014: AERIAL ASSIST released

January 4, 2014

FRC 2014: AERIAL ASSIST released

The 2014 game, AERIAL ASSIST, is released.

Hosted Fall Classic

September 28, 2013

Hosted Fall Classic

Team 980 hosted the Fall Classic for the last time. (Date approximate)

LA Regionals 2013

March 21, 2013

LA Regionals 2013

Team 980 participated in the 2013 Los Angeles Regional, where we won the Creativity Award, our lead mentor, David Brinza, won the Woodie Flowers Finalist Award, and our team captain, Emma Dumont, won the FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award.

San Diego Regionals 2013

March 7, 2013

San Diego Regionals 2013

Team 980 participated in the 2013 San Diego Regional.

FRC 2013: ULTIMATE ASCENT released

January 5, 2013

FRC 2013: ULTIMATE ASCENT released

The 2013 game, ULTIMATE ASCENT, is released.

New Build Space at 907 Flower

December 29, 2012

New Build Space at 907 Flower

Team 980 moved to 907 Flower St. (Date approximate)

Space Day 2012

April 20, 2012

Space Day 2012

Team 980 demonstrated our robot at a 2012 Space Day event.

Central Valley Regionals 2012

April 5, 2012

Central Valley Regionals 2012

Team 980 participated in the 2012 Central Valley Regional.

LA Regionals 2012

March 15, 2012

LA Regionals 2012

Team 980 participated in the 2012 Los Angeles Regional.

Joined Facebook

March 6, 2012

Team 980 joined Facebook. Our Profile

FRC 2012: REBOUND RUMBLE released

January 7, 2012

FRC 2012: REBOUND RUMBLE released

The 2012 game, REBOUND RUMBLE, is released.

Championships 2011

April 27, 2011

Team 980 participated in the 2011 FIRST Championships in St. Louis.

LA Regionals 2011

March 24, 2011

Team 980 participated in the 2011 Los Angeles Regional.

San Diego Regionals 2011

March 10, 2011

Team 980 participated in the 2011 San Diego Regional.

FRC 2011: LOGO MOTION released

January 8, 2011

FRC 2011: LOGO MOTION released

The 2012 game, LOGO MOTION, is released.

LA Regionals 2010

March 25, 2010

Team 980 participated in the 2010 Los Angeles Regional, where we were finalists along with Team 294 Beach Cities Robotics and Team 968 RAWC.

Arizona Regionals 2010

March 11, 2010

Team 980 participated in the 2010 Arizona Regional, where we won the Quality Award.

FRC 2010: BREAKAWAY released

January 9, 2010

FRC 2010: BREAKAWAY released

The 2010 game, BREAKAWAY, is released.

Joined Twitter

April 24, 2009

Joined Twitter

Team 980 joined Twitter as @frc980.

Championships 2009

April 16, 2009

Team 980 participated in the 2009 FIRST Championships in St. Louis.

Las Vegas Regionals 2009

March 26, 2009

Team 980 participated in the 2009 Las Vegas Regional.

LA Regionals 2009

March 12, 2009

Team 980 participated in the 2009 Los Angeles Regional.

FRC 2009: REBOUND RUMBLE released

January 3, 2009

FRC 2009: REBOUND RUMBLE released

The 2009 game, LUNACY, is released.

CalGames 2008

October 25, 2008

Team 980 participated in the 2008 CalGames.

IRI 2008

July 19, 2008

Team 980 participated in the 2008 Indiana Robotics Invitational.

Championships 2008

April 19, 2008

Team 980 participated in the 2008 FIRST Championships in St. Louis.

LA Regionals 2008

March 22, 2008

Team 980 participated in the 2008 Los Angeles Regional, where we were the Regional Winners.

San Diego Regionals 2008

March 8, 2008

Team 980 participated in the 2008 San Diego Regional.

FRC 2008: OVERDIVE released

January 5, 2008

FRC 2008: OVERDIVE released

The 2008 game, OVERDRIVE, is released.

Team 980 Founded

January 18, 2002

Team 980 was founded in 2002. About Us