Nederland Pirates | FIRST™ Robotics Team 1584

Nederland Pirates

The Pirates are Nederland Colorado's Middle/Senior High School FIRST® robotics team.

Time to Join...

Infinite Recharge challenge Kickoff January 4th-6th @ NMSHS Library.

Kickoff Schedule

  • Saturday, January 4th, 8am to 2pm
  • Sunday, January 5th, 10am to 4pm
  • Monday, January 6th, 10am to 4pm


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Build season: January – March
FIRST Robotics Colorado Regional Competition March 18-21, 2020

Our Robots Rock!

Each year our team builds a new robot from scratch. The robot must be built and ready for competition in six short weeks!

Robotics is a high school club seeking to bring relevance to traditional science and math curriculum. The club features adult mentors and high school students working together during a six week challenge to build a robot suitable for competition. The competition looks a little like a computer game come to life. Real robots built by the First Robotics team are driven by team members to obtain competition goals.

Each High School student who volunteers their time and effort to the task is mentored in multiple ways. Team members use NMSHS shop tools with supervision and are instructed in software programming, both critical elements in robot construction. Mentors, members and parents contribute in many ways, for example, teaching and learning about website design, fund raising, and team management, planning for the challenge.

Meet the Team

The 2020 team is taking shape. See who's already joined and ready to build!

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Why Robotics?

First, its fun. Second, its a great way to gain experience for future college opportunities and jobs.

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2020 Season

Infinite Recharge

Our FIRST® Robotics season will start January 4th, 2020. There's still time to join!


Science, Math, Programming, Competition...

Opportunities abound when you participate in a FIRST™ robotics team.