TorBots FRC Team 1197 is a FIRST Robotics Competition team from Torrance, CA. Founded at South High in 2002 by Michael Ellena, our team has expanded to support youth robotics among all Torrance high schools, and Richardson Middle School. TorBots is student run and organized, aided by extraordinary mentors and amazing parents. Our current membership consists of over 80 students. During the build season that starts in January, students work at the South High School Robotics Shop after school and on weekends. Students develop and utilize their knowledge and skills in programming, mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as business proficiencies in management, public relations, finance, fundraising, and community outreach.
Funded by LA South Bay, CA (January 2016)