Penguin Empire Robotics

Penguin Empire is a FIRST Robotics team based at San Marin High School in Novato, California. Established in 2007, we are a group of dedicated high school students who design, build, and program robots that will compete in competitions on a global scale. Our team has won multiple awards, including the Sacramento Regional Innovation in Control Award and placed second in the 2017 CalGames competition. We reached the semifinals at the 2019 Sacramento Regional and went on to the 2019 FIRST Championship in Houston. Most recently, this past season we won the Roku Automation Engineering Award at the Sacramento and San Francisco Regionals.

The 2021-2022 Season

This year, we competed at the San Fransisco and UC Davis (Sacramento) Regional FIRST Robotics competitions. We were semi-finalists and received Creativity awards at both tournaments for our climbing system. Check out the photos from this season below.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to engage young people in exciting, mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, cultivate teamwork and collaboration, inspire innovation, and foster well-rounded life capabilities including, problem-solving, self-confidence, communication, and leadership.