Welcome to the LASA Robotics Website!  This website is the home of the robotics team at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy of Austin, TX.  We compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge (as FTC4290 and FTC5998) and the FIRST Robotics Competition (as FRC418) robotics competitions.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-guided, student based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

In the News
  • LASA Robotics Advances to FIRST Robotics World Championship

    March 2014

    Congratulations to the LASA Robotics team for another fine showing!  They competed in the Arkansas Regional March 6-8 and advanced to the semi-final competition of the FIRST FRC Robot Competition.  At this competition, they won several awards including the Entrepreneurs award and the Engineering Inspiration Award, sponsored by NASA which not only advances them to the FIRST Robotics World Championships in St. Louis but pays for the team's registration fee.

    A group image after a spectacular performance!

    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 9:07 AM by Arthur Pachachura
  • LASA Robotics Makes Awesome Tricked Out Wheelchair For Boy With Cerebral Palsy
    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 9:08 AM by Arthur Pachachura
  • Improving Navigation
    We're in a process of re-designing LASA's website. There are a few information sections and pages that make up the new site. We need to design a navigation that will be simple and intuitive. To help us do that please take a couple of minutes to complete the following online test:

    The password: lasaweb

    Simply drag the "cards" from the area on the left onto the right (yellow) field and drop them into the groups that make the most sense to you. There are no right or wrong answers, we simply need to see the possible variations.
    Posted Oct 19, 2013, 10:34 AM by Arthur Pachachura
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